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World Heart Day is a global awareness day celebrated on 29 September every year to inform people about cardiovascular disease, the world’s number one killer. The theme of World Heart Day 2020 is “Use Heart to beat cardiovascular disease”. According to the World Health Organization, 2.5 million people die each year from heart disease and by 2030 these figures are expected to increase to 23 million. About 26% of the total deaths in India are due to non-infectious diseases (NCDs) ie heart diseases.