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|Title:||Data resource profile: Cardiovascular H3Africa Innovation Resource (CHAIR)|
|Authors:||Owolabi, M. O.|
Onoja, M. A.
Adebamowo, S. N.
Motala, A. A.
Wahab, K. W.
Parekh, R. S.
Engel, M. E.
Miche` le, R.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Abstract:||Low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) constitute the majority of the world’s population and bear more than 80% of the global burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD).1,2 The recent increases in CVD globally are also reflected in LMIC, where the prevalence of overall deaths from CVD was 28% in 20013 and premature CVD mortality was 37% in 2015.4 The paucity of data regarding the drivers of the CVD epidemic and contextualized solutions is, in part, because less than 10% of the global research resources and facilities for implementation are found in LMIC.5,6 Therefore LMIC are particularly disadvantaged in dealing with the CVD burden with...|
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