CVDs have significant economic impact in Asia

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CVDs have significant economic impact in Asia

December 7, 2018

A recent report titled “The Cost of Silence: Cardiovascular disease in Asia”, estimates that Rs 5,300 crores of the total costs of primary ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke are attributable to four modifiable risk factors: Smoking, hypertension, obesity and high cholesterol in eight Asian countries.

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