Cardiovascular disease prevention in a health insurance program in rural Nigeria

Authored by: Marleen Hendriks
Thesis Univeristeit van Amsterdam
Promotor(s): J.M.A. Lange, M.M. Levi
Copromotor(s): C. Schultsz, F.W.M.N. Wit
Date of thesis defence: 10/10/2014

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a leading cause of death and disability in sub-Saharan Africa. Treatment of cardiovascular risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes, greatly reduces the risk of CVD. However, this treatment is often not available or not accessible for patients in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more