Population screening for heart disease in vulnerable populations: Lessons from the Heart of Soweto Study
Stewart, S. (2009). Population screening for heart disease in vulnerable populations: Lessons from the Heart of Soweto Study. Heart, Lung and Circulation,18(2), 104-106. Australia: Blackwell Science Asia - Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2009.01.003
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.
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research