Overview and Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease in Indigenous Populations

Overview and Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease in Indigenous Populations Journal Article

Heart, Lung and Circulation

  • Author(s): Kritharides, Leonard, Brown, Alex, Brieger, David, Ridell, Tania, Zeitz, Chris, Jeremy, Richmond, Tonkin, Andrew, Walsh, Warren, White, Harvey
  • Published: 2010
  • Volume: 19
  • ISBN: 1443-9506

Abstract: Cardiovascular disease (CV) is an important problem among the 400 million Indigenous Populations around the world, and has been included in the World Health Organization (WHO) “2008–2013 Action Plan for Non-Communicable Diseases”. Our understanding of the causes of CV disease in the Indigenous populations of Australia and New Zealand will be facilitated by better understanding the causes of CV disease in Indigenous populations around the world. The opening scientific presentations of the Inaugural CSANZ Conference on Indigenous Cardiovascular Health were from two international speakers notable for their commitment to Indigenous Health as a global problem.

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Kritharides, Leonard, Brown, Alex, Brieger, David, Ridell, Tania, Zeitz, Chris, Jeremy, Richmond, Tonkin, Andrew, Walsh, Warren, White, Harvey, 2010, Overview and Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease in Indigenous Populations, Volume:19, Journal Article, viewed 07 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=3932.

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