The Abu Dhabi Cardiovascular Program: the continuation of Framingham.

  title={The Abu Dhabi Cardiovascular Program: the continuation of Framingham.},
  author={Cother Hajat and Oliver Harrison},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular diseases},
  volume={53 1},
Sixty years on from its first publication, the Framingham study has made an historic impact in risk identification and prediction of cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden globally. The challenge for the 21st century is in finding practical and scalable methods for effective implementation of population-level interventions that are adaptable to low-, middle-, and high-income settings. Within its first 2 years, the Abu Dhabi Cardiovascular Program, "Weqaya," has delivered a Framingham Risk Score… CONTINUE READING
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