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Prof Liesl Zühlke, past president of SA Heart®, co-authors first global report on cardiovascular disease in women


Written on Friday, 21 May 2021 17:01

Lancet Commission report released on 16 May states that cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes 35% of deaths in women worldwide, with mortality increasing for young women. It is the first global report on this disease among women, and was presented by the all-women-led commission at the American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Scientific Session.

Find the link to more information in this UCT news article here