Title

Population screening for heart disease in vulnerable populations: Lessons from the Heart of Soweto Study

Publication Date

2009

Abstract

This article reviews the progress of the largest study of heart disease in Africa to date – the Heart of Soweto Study. Moreover, it discusses the relevance of this study in respect to population screening in vulnerable populations. This includes Indigenous Australians living in communities that are remote from mainstream health care services.

School/Institute

Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Document Type

Journal Article

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