Monday, June 19, 2017

What Is The Number One Cause of Death Globally

CVDs is the number one killer worldwide. CVD is cardiovascular disease. Common cardiovascular diseases are ~
  • coronary heart disease
  • cerebrovascular disease
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • rheumatic heart disease
  • congenital heart disease
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
According to WHO, 17.7 million died from CVDs in 2015. This comprises 31% of all causes of death worldwide. An alarming 7.4 million died of coronary heart disease; 6.7 million died of stroke.

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