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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

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

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is one of twenty-seven National Institutes of Health (NIH) established by Congress. This organization was initially created in June 1948 through efforts of the scientific councils of the American Heart Association and ...

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