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Year 2019
January 2019

The Cost of Silence


There is a need for more awareness on the ways in which people should actively work to reduce their CVD risk. There is also a need for more primary and secondary preventative support from health agencies, policymakers and nongovernmental groups.

Click here to read the study of the prevalence and costs of the top four modifable risk factors that contribute to CVDs across the Asian markets of China, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

The APHN welcomes this report and urges all governments to place a high priority on developing and implementing CVD action.