What the million hearts initiative means for stroke: a presidential advisory from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Source:
American Heart Association
Publisher:
American Heart Association;American Stroke Association
Publication date:
01 February 2012

Abstract

This initiative focuses on reducing mortality attributable to cardiovascular disease, including stroke, and improving overall cardiovascular health, including brain health. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) have jointly established a 2020 Health Impact Goal to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% while reducing deaths related to cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20%.