Cost effective interventions for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in low and middle income countries: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Shroufi2013CostEI,
  title={Cost effective interventions for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in low and middle income countries: a systematic review},
  author={Amir Shroufi and Rajiv Chowdhury and Raghupathy Anchala and Sarah Stevens and Patricia M Blanco and Tha Han and Louis Wilhelmus Niessen and O. H. Franco},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND While there is good evidence to show that behavioural and lifestyle interventions can reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in affluent settings, less evidence exists in lower income settings.This study systematically assesses the evidence on cost-effectiveness for preventive cardiovascular interventions in low and middle-income settings. METHODS DESIGN Systematic review of economic evaluations on interventions for prevention of cardiovascular disease. DATA SOURCES PubMed… CONTINUE READING
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