The Heartfile Lodhran CVD prevention project--end of project evaluation.

  title={The Heartfile Lodhran CVD prevention project--end of project evaluation.},
  author={Sania Nishtar and Asma Badar and Mohammad Kamal and Azhar Iqbal and Rashid Bajwa and Tauqeer Shah and Zahid Larik and Fazle Karim and Mahmood ul Hassan Mehmood and Haroon Jehangir and Syed Iqbal Azam and Yasir Abbas Mirza and Shahzad Ali Khan and Aamra Qayyum and Fauzia Aqeel and Abdul Bakir and E. A. El Rahim},
  journal={Promotion & education},
  volume={14 1},
Mainstream preventive interventions often fail to reach poor populations with a high risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in Pakistan. A community-based CVD primary prevention project aimed at developing approaches to reduce risk factors in such populations was established by Heartfile in collaboration with the National Rural Support Program in the district of Lodhran. The project implemented a range of activities integrated with existing social and health service mechanisms during a three… CONTINUE READING
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