Integrated Disease Management - Cardiovascular Diseases - Guides
- PAHO. Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure, 2004
- WHO. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines for assessment and management of cardiovascular risk, 2007
- WHO. Integrated Management of Cardiovascular Risk, 2002
- WHO. Global Atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control. 2011
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remain the biggest cause of deaths worldwide. More than 17 million people died from CVDs in 2008. More than 3 million of these deaths occurred before the age of 60 and could have largely been prevented.