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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Pramparo, P; Montano, C.M; Barcelo, A; Avezum, A; Wilks, Rainford .J
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Article Title
Cardiovascular diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: The present situation
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Journal Title
Prevention and Control
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2006
Volume ID
2
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
149-157
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Abstract
In Latin America and the Caribbean, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are already the leading cause of death and disability. Predictions for the next two decades include a near tripling of ischemic heart disease and stroke mortality in Latin American countries (LAC).