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Heart Diseases—Prevention

  • By: Michael Yeung
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 17 million people die of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) every year worldwide. The two leading types of CVD are coronary heart disease and stroke, both of which the death rates are declining in ...

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