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Cardiovascular series 1/6 WHO prefered medical devices

Global situation overview


World Health Organization prioritized medical devices for the management of #cardiovasculardiseases


Did you know that strokes and heart attacks make 80 % of deaths caused by "cv diseases"?


Would you also know how many lives are taken by such diseases?


In 2019 it was nearly 18 million people, of which 81 % live in developing countries.


As the underlying pathology, WHO identified in its study, was #arteriosclerosis - "a build-up


of fatty deposits on the inner walls of the blood vessels" (WHO, 2021)


#health#medicaldevices#medicine#healthcare#diabetes


Source: WHO, https://lnkd.in/dAgznqJ




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