New front-of-package nutrition labels announced for Canada
Heart & Stroke was pleased to join the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health today as he announced the adoption of front-of-package nutrition label regulations for Canada. The new mandatory...
WHO advocates physical activities to tackle NCDs in Nigeria
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged Nigerians to engage in more physical activities to reduce Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) burden in the country. The WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, Walter...
Revisiting the high burden of NCDs and exploring solutions using technology
Together with cancer, diabetes and lung disease, cardiovascular diseases are responsible for 41 million deaths around the world yearly, 18.6 million of which are related to heart disease. In Nigeria,...
“Heart disease is a disease of lifestyle. You must put yourself on the good side to prevent it. A healthy heart is the beginning of a Healthy Life!“
Eat healthy, low fat and heart-friendly foods; reduce the amount of salt in your diet; quit smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol; reduce excess weight; improve physical activity; exercise regularly; access friendly environment...
With these in place, a healthy heart is guaranteed!
Campaigns against the rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases
Support of research on risk factors for cardiovascular diseases
Programmes that educate & enlighten the public on heart issues
Organizing various programmes throughout the year to raise funds
Promotion of Heart health & Prevention of Heart Diseases
Certifying food items that are healthy for consumption and heart friendly