CVD Risk Tool



Every year, 17.3  million people die of cardiovascular disease like heart attacks, strokes and heart failure.

Are you at risk ?

The  risk  factors of heart attacks and strokes include: tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, harmful use of alcohol, hypertension, diabetes, high blood lipids, psychological stress and genetic factors.

Don’t be a victim.  Protect yourself.


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