Approaches to cardiovascular disease in global health: Are we missing the boat?
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Provision of health care to the public
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss current approaches in the Global North to chronic disease in particular cardiovascular disease. Explain why and how this approach is being migrated to the Global South. Identify faults with underlying assumptions of targets for surrogate markers with diabetes hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Enunciate approaches to more rational decision-making to low resource settings.
Keyword(s): Chronic Diseases, Social Inequalities
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