Lack of focus on cardiovascular disease in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{Mocumbi2012LackOF,
  title={Lack of focus on cardiovascular disease in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Ana O Mocumbi},
  journal={Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          74-7
        }
}
Research into cardiovascular disease in Sub-Saharan Africa has been hampered by lack of funding and expertise. However, hospital- and community-based data reveal high economic and social costs of these diseases to the national health services and the communities, with the region facing a mixed burden of diseases related to poverty and infections, emergence of risk factors and diseases of affluence, as well as new cardiovascular problems caused by the HIV/AIDS epidemics. The availability of… CONTINUE READING

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