Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer of Australians, and represents one of the largest and most costly components of our nation’s chronic disease crisis. To save lives and reduce the economic burden of cardiovascular disease, the next Australian Government must take swift and decisive action. Read about the six actions required to tackle cardiovascular disease.
An unprecedented overview of physical activity and public health across the globe has reinforced the need for a comprehensive policy response in Australia.
With support from 9 leading health groups, the Heart Foundation and Stroke Foundation have released the Australian Heart and Stroke Charter, calling for action to end the complacency on cardiovascular disease.