New JACC Webinar Examines Global Burden of CVD in Africa
A new JACC webinar highlights regional considerations, geographic trends, and clinical implications of the burden of cardiovascular disease in Africa. Moderated by George A. Mensah, MD, FACC, with expert panelists Mayowa Ojo Owolabi, MBBS, MSc, DrM, MD; Aime' Bonny, MD; Karen Sliwa, MD, PhD, FACC; and Ana Mocumbi, MD, PhD, the webinar features thought-provoking discussion on the most prevalent modifiable risk factors identified in Africa; generational, environmental, and genetic risk factors affecting cardiovascular disease rates in the region; and implications for health system and policy development. Watch Now. The webinar is based on the 2020 JACC special report, "Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors," and is part of a series examining regionally-focused findings across the world. Learn more and see other webinars from this series.