Integrated Disease Management - Cardiovascular Diseases - Guides
- PAHO. Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure, 2004
For more than three decades, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has administered the National High Blood Pressure Education Program (NHBPEP) Coordinating Committee, a coalition of 39 major professional, public, and voluntary organizations and 7 Federal agencies.
- WHO. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines for assessment and management of cardiovascular risk, 2007
- WHO. Integrated Management of Cardiovascular Risk, 2002
CVDs are responsible for the deaths of 17 million people each year, or approximately onethird of global deaths annually (1, 2). Hypertension is the most prevalent CVD, affecting at least 600 million people...
- 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.