How business can advance health equity through building resilience
Business has a key role to play in advancing health equity and evidence shows that businesses have a strong value proposition for investing in health.
The American Heart Association is the oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke in the United States. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, the organization includes 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. It funds innovative research, fights for stronger public health policies, and provides critical tools and information to save and improve lives. It includes 156 local offices and more than 3,000 employees. The American Stroke Association, created as a division in 1997, brings together the organization's stroke-related activities.