Assessment of primary care facilities for cardiovascular disease preparedness in Madhya Pradesh, India

@inproceedings{Pakhare2015AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of primary care facilities for cardiovascular disease preparedness in Madhya Pradesh, India},
  author={Abhijit Patilbuwa Pakhare and Sandeep Kumar and S. Goyal and Rajnish Joshi},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Government of India has launched National Program for Prevention & Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) to address high prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in India. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) constitute a significant portion of NCD burden. While this program is yet to be launched in all districts of Madhya Pradesh state of India, we performed this study to understand facility-level gaps that need to be addressed to improve CVD… CONTINUE READING

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