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State of the Heart – CVD Report

Every year, 17.1 million lives are claimed by the global burden of heart disease and stroke – 82% of which are in the developing world . The number of deaths – especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) – is alarming and saddening, particularly since through steps such as eating a healthy diet, regular physical […]

Avoiding heart attacks and strokes (English)

Many heart attacks and strokes could be prevented. This booklet was jointly produced by World Health Organization, World Heart Federation, World Self Medication Industry and International Stroke Society, to show people why heart attacks and strokes happen and how to avoid them.