Social determinants of cardiovascular disease and community based surveillance

M. Shins, Mohammed Basheer A, Anil Babu A


Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.CVD accounts for 17.3 million deaths globally each year and this figure is expected to grow year by year. Therefore surveillance is must for preventing and minimizing CVD. When implementing the interventions, we should also take in account of the social determinants related on CVD and also the traditional risk factors.

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