Editorial: The cardiovascular disease epidemic: global, regional, local.

  title={Editorial: The cardiovascular disease epidemic: global, regional, local.},
  author={Pascal Bovet},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={7 9},
  • Pascal Bovet
  • Published 2002 in
    Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
This statement by the director for the surveillance of noncommunicable diseases at the World Health Organization (WHO) forcefully summarizes critical issues related to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in developing countries: the upsurge of the CVD epidemic and the need for an urgent response to prevent an impending additional burden that can hardly be afforded by low and middle-income countries already plagued with scarce resources and a large burden of infectious diseases. Global–regional–local… CONTINUE READING
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