Population Screening for Heart Disease in Vulnerable Populations: Lessons from the Heart of Soweto Study

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Abstract

This article reviews the progress of the largest study of heart disease in Africa to date - the Heart of Soweto Study. Moreover, it discusses the relevance of this study in respect to population screening in vulnerable populations. This includes Indigenous Australians living in communities that are remote from mainstream health care services.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-106
Number of pages3
JournalHeart Lung and Circulation
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Africa and Indigenous Australia
  • Heart disease
  • Population screening

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