Over 1,100 People Die Daily in Pakistan From Heart Disease & The Health System is Not Turning the Crisis Around

According to eminent cardiologists and health experts, 50 Pakistani heart patients are dying every hour from heart attacks and other diseases around the nation as the health care system is incapable of caring for one-third of its patients with cardiovascular disease. Immediate collaborative responses must occur to stop the dying. A combination of lifestyle habits, a lack of disease prevention, and health system defects have created a dire national crisis.

What is the Problem?

Experts are reporting that people with heart disease are dying at alarming rates due to cardiovascular diseases in Pakistan. It is reported that over 1,100 people were dying every day due to heart attacks in Pakistan. An ever-growing problem of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes contribute to this crisis. Lifestyle choices, smoking, and other activities only intensify the problem.

Where did these Experts Report the Data?

The information was shared at the CardioPrevent 2019, a daylong national conference on preventive cardiology organized by the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Karachi in collaboration with a local pharmaceutical company, Getz Pharma, in connection with World Heart Da...

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