CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

Overview

  • Cardiovascular diseases include diseases of the heart and blood vessels, and they are the leading cause of death in the world, affecting millions of people worldwide.
  • Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of deaths in the UAE (WHO).
  • According to Dr Abdullah Shehab, chairman of the Emirates Cardiac Society – “The threshold forcardiac arrests and cardiovascular disease (worldwide is 65 years, while people in the UAE are suffering from the cardiovascular disease at the age of 45”.

Proportional Mortality*

How it works?