Cardiovascular series 1/6 WHO prefered medical devices

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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)


Source: WHO,

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