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Title Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control / editors: Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska and Bo Norrving.
Imprint Geneva : World Health Organization in collaboration with the World Heart Federation and the World Stroke Organization, [2011]
©2011

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 155 pages) : color illustrations, color charts, color maps
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Statistics.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Risk factors.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Prevention.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- epidemiology.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- prevention & control.
Health Promotion.
Genre Statistics.
Statistics.
Contents Section A. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) due to atherosclerosis -- Section B. Other cardiovascular diseases -- Section C. Prevention and control of CVDs: policies, strategies and interventions -- Annexes.
Summary "The Global Atlas on Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Diseases is the second Atlas on the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular diseases published by the World Health Organization. Cardiovascular diseases lead the noncommunicable diseases epidemic contributing to nearly one third of global deaths; 17.3 million deaths a year. 2011 atlas has been compiled mainly using publications and databases produced and maintained by the World Health Organization. The Atlas contains chapters on death and disability behavioural and metabolic risk factors and determinants evidence based interventions for prevention and control primary health care inequities implementation gaps policies strategies Best Buys health in all policies and monitoring in relation to cardiovascular diseases. The striking differences in death disability and trends in cardiovascular diseases between high income countries and low and middle income countries described in this volume are largely related to the differences in public policies within as well as outside the health sector the availability of financial resources for health prevention and early detection practices capacity of the health workforce accessibility to diagnosis and treatment and primary care services. The Atlas also provides a baseline for monitoring of trends and for assessing progress made by countries in addressing the cardiovascular epidemic"--Provided by publisher.
Other Author Mendis, Shanthi, editor.
Puska, Pekka, 1945- editor.
Norrving, Bo, editor.
World Health Organization, publisher.
World Heart Federation, publisher.
World Stroke Organization, publisher.
Other Title Print version: Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control. Geneva : World Health Organization in collaboration with the World Heart Federation and the World Stroke Organization, ©2011 9789241564373