Tajikistan Country Assessment: Focus on Cardiovascular Disease


 
Language:

English

Author:

Akkazieva B, et al.

Publisher:

World Health Organization

Series/Journal Title:

Better Noncommunicable Disease Outcomes: Challenges and Opportunities for Health Systems

Pages:

64

Description:

Cardiovascular diseases are the predominant cause of death in Tajikistan, with a growing burden of ischemic heart disease, strokes and cirrhosis between 1990 and 2010. Considering this, this report focuses on cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors, such as hypertension and poor nutrition; it is estimated that 40% of the Tajik population is overweight and 9% is obese. [from abstract]

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Geographic Focus

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