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.

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

Brazilian Association of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Intensive Care Physiotherapy

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 

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



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

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

African Heart Network

American Society for Preventive Cardiology

Austrian Association of Prevention and Rehabilitation

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

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

Egypt Health Foundation

Georgian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Grupo Latinoamericano de Trabajo en Prevencion y Rehabilitacion Cardiaca

Nigerian Heart Foundation

The Saudi Group for CardioVascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Sociedad Cubana de Cardiología

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados

Association Francophone pour la Prevention et la Réadaptation Cardiovasculaire

Heart Friends Around the World

South African Sports Medicine Association

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

World Hypertension League



Dr. Stefan Farsky (Slovak Republic)


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