Nigerian Cardiovascular Symposium 2020
Virtual Lecture Series

4 Weekends - August 1st - 23rd

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Cardiovascular diseases are the number 1 cause of death globally

Sub-Saharan Africa is currently undergoing an epidemiologic transition characterized by a rapid increase in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases especially cardiovascular disease.

One of the major barriers to optimal cardiovascular care in the region is a shortage of healthcare professionals with advanced training in the specialty.

Image by National Cancer Institute

This shortage is compounded by the out migration of physicians and other healthcare professionals from Africa to Europe and America for economic reasons.

We Want To Change That