Mohyi H. Shaker

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Over the years, there has been increased concern about the apparent rise in the occurrence of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs), particularly in developing countries. Research conducted, mainly in developed countries, has suggested possible links between the occurrence of these diseases and air pollution exposures, different risk estimates that support policy(More)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s number one cause of mortality. Research in recent years has begun to illustrate a significant association between CVD and air pollution. As most of these studies employed traditional statistics, cross-sectional or meta-analysis methods, a study undertaken by the authors was designed to investigate how a(More)
This paper presents an overview of the healthcare systems in Southeast Asia, with a focus on the healthcare informatics development and deployment in seven countries, namely, Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, the Philippines and Vietnam. Brief geographic and demographic information is provided for each country, followed by a historical review(More)
The link between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and air pollution risk factors is not fully understood and has not been scientifically investigated in many developing Asian countries such as Vietnam and the Philippines. The aim of this paper is to investigate practising cardiologists' opinions and knowledge about air pollution exposure potentially triggering(More)
The air pollution situation in Vietnam and the Philippines has deteriorated in recent years, and mortality rates from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have remained in the top ten of all causes of deaths for the last few years. The aim of this paper is to understand and model the awareness of cardiologists of the potential impact of air pollution on CVD in(More)
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