We are committed to the ongoing fight against the world’s foremost health problem - heart disease, and the improvement of cardiovascular care through medical research, professional education, counselling, public awareness, fund-raising and funding for heart surgeries, prevention, control, treatment and management of cardiovascular diseases.

Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) are a group of disorders of the heart (cardio) and blood vessels (vascular) and  include:

Coronary Heart Disease – disease of the blood vessels supplying the heart muscle

Cerebral Vascular Accident or Stroke - rapture of blood vessel(s) in the brain.

Peripheral Arterial Disease – disease of blood vessels supplying the arms and legs

Rheumatic Heart Disease – damage to the heart muscle and heart valves from rheumatic fever, caused by streptococcal bacteria

Congenital Heart Disease - malformations of heart  structure existing at birth

Deep Vein Thrombosis and pulmonary embolism – blood clots in the leg veins, which can dislodge and move to  the heart and lungs.

Arrhythmia - problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. The heart can beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm.

Hypertension High Blood Pressure

Hypotension Low Blood Pressure

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