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Title: Data resource profile: Cardiovascular H3Africa Innovation Resource (CHAIR)
Authors: Owolabi, M. O.
Onoja, M. A.
Made, F.
Adebamowo, S. N.
Ojo, A.
Dwomoa, A.
Motala, A. A.
Bongani, M.M.
Ovbiagele, B.
Adebamowo, C.
Bamidele, T.
Rotimi, C.
Akinyemi, R.
Gebregziabher, M.
Sarfo, F.
Wahab, K. W.
Parekh, R. S.
Engel, M. E.
Chisala, C.
Peprah, E.
Mensah, G.
Wiley, K.
Troyer, J.
Miche` le, R.
Keywords: phenotype
cardiovascular diseases
cardiovascular system
Issue Date: Dec-2018
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...
ISSN: 0300-5771
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