The current endorsing member organizations of the International Collaboration in Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) are:



These ICCPR-member associations have a broad support base in their home nation and are recognized leaders in cardiac rehabilitation. Recognizing the value of ICCPR, they provide supplementary support to our Council.

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation



These ICCPR-member associations are in good standing on Council.

Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association

Australian Centre for Heart Health

Brazilian Association of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Intensive Care Physiotherapy

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)

New Zealand Cardiovascular Prevention and Secondary Management Working Group 

Philippine Heart Association

Russian National Medical Society for Preventive Cardiology

Singapore Heart Foundation

Sociedad Mexicana para el Cuidado del Corazón 

South African Sports Medicine Association

Taiwan Academy of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation



These CR associations are engaged with ICCPR. At this time, they do not have voting rights.

American Society for Preventive Cardiology

Austrian Working Group on Out-Patient Cardiac Rehabilitation

Bangladesh Physiotherapy Association (BPA)

The European Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (ESPRM) – Special Interest Scientific Committee – Persons with Cardiovascular Disease

World Hypertension League

Nigeria Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy Association 

African Heart Network

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

Egypt Health Foundation

Georgian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Grupo Latinoamericano de Trabajo en Prevencion y Rehabilitacion Cardiaca

Korean Academy of CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation Medicine

Nigerian Heart Foundation

San Francisco VA Health Care System

The Saudi Group for CardioVascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Sociedad Cubana de Cardiología

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados

Association Francophone de Cardiologie Préventive

Heart Friends Around the World

Working Group on Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology of Polish Cardiac Society



Dr. Stefan Farsky (Slovak Republic)

Dr. Ssu-Yuan Chen (Taiwan)

Dr. Meliani Abdelhafid (Morocco)

Dr. Basuni Radi (Indonesia)

Dr. Boukhis Marouen (Tunisia)

Dr. Jong Seng Khiong (Brunei Darussalam)

Dr. Ahmad Salman (Kuwait)

Dr. Sumana Baidya (Nepal)

Dr. Karam Adawi (Qatar)

Jacqueline Hol (Curacao)

Dr. Etienne Ngeh Ngeh (Cameroon)




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