Welcome to the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR)
We are pleased to welcome you to our website dedicated to the international promotion of cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation. It is the intent of this website to provide a global platform for various international agencies dedicated to cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment. On behalf of the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) we look forward to providing unparalleled access to leading organizations and related resources for cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment.
ICCPR is an Associate International Member of the World Heart Federation
ICCPR publishes a paper on ‘Advocacy for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation globally‘.
In September 2016, an ICCPR team led by Dr. Abraham Babu published these guidelines, which will help countries across the world lead advocacy campaigns to have cardiac rehabilitation services included as part of their healthcare. Click here for the full version of the article: Click here for supplementary information on 4 advocacy success stories in different regions of the world.
ICCPR publishes guidelines for cardiac rehabilitation in low resource settings.
In May, 2016, a team of researchers led by Dr. Sherry Grace, published these guidelines in the prestigious journal, “Heart”, of BMJ. This statement is endorsed by the leading cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation societies, across the world. Click here for the full version of the article: (Click here for the official press release)
Dr. Nizal Sarrafzadegan (Professor of Medicine/Cardiology and Director of Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute), who is one of our foremost members has been awarded the2016 WHO Prize for Control of Cancer, Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes in the EMR
The current endorsing member organizations of the International Collaboration in Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) are:
Funding for the original projects was provided to Drs. Warburton, Bredin, Grace, and colleagues from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.