Prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases
AbstractCardiovascular diseases account for increasing proportion of mortality in developing countries. The human suffering and economic cost due to hospitalization and treatment are immense. All sectors of the community, together with health professionals, academics and non-governmental organizations must join forces to help prevent the high-risk lifestyles that contribute to the rising incidence of cardiovascular diseases. This publication aims to increase awareness among health policy-makers and the health professionals of cardiovascular diseases as a problem of increasing concern to public health. It analyses the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and reviews feasible preventative action and intervention strategies against the cardiovascular diseases commonly encountered in the Region. Guidelines for the preparation of national programmes for the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases are proposed
World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean. (1995). Prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119527
WHO EMRO Technical Publications Series (22), 1995
Description65 p. ; 24 cm.
MetadataShow full item record
Showing items related by title and MeSH subject.