The Canadian Heart Health Strategy and Action Plan (CHHS-AP) was released in Ottawa on February 24, 2009. It presents a comprehensive and integrated strategy to reduce the growing burden and loss due to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease (CV disease) in Canada. Find out more here. The strategy proposes a six-point plan to reduce risk factors, lower health care costs, and ensure Canadians live longer and healthier lives:
The development of the Strategy was led by an expert Steering Committee composed of 29 thought-leaders and health experts from across the country. They are calling on the federal government to provide funding for the Strategy as the basis for an investment in Canada's heart health. It's time to act!
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