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



Dr. Nizal Sarrafzadegan (Professor of Medicine/Cardiology and Director of Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute), who is one of our foremost members has been awarded the

2016 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:

African Heart Network

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

American Society for Preventive Cardiology

Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association

The Brazilian Group of Cardiopulmonary and Metabolic Rehabilitation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology

Brazilian Association of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Intensive Care Physiotherapy

British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Canadian Association of  Cardiovascular Prevention and  Rehabilitation

Egypt Health Foundation

Grupo Latinoamericano de Trabajo en Prevencion y Rehabilitacion Cardiaca

New Zealand Cardiovascular Prevention and Secondary Management Working Group 

China Association of Cardio-pulmonary Prevention and Rehabilitation (CACPR)

Iranian Heart Foundation

Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation

National Society for the Prevention of Heart Disease and Rehabilitation (India)

Nigerian Heart Foundation

The Saudi Group for CardioVascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Sociedad Cubana de Cardiología

Singapore Heart Foundation

World Hypertension League

Russian National Medical Society for Preventive Cardiology

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados

Association Francophone pour la Prevention et la Réadaptation Cardiovasculaire

Heart Friends Around the World

South African Sports Medicine Association

Sociedad Mexicana para el CuidadodelCorazón 

Funding for the original projects was provided to Drs. Warburton, Bredin, Grace, and colleagues from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.