Cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors among Syrian refugees in Turkey


Yalvac E. S. D.

REVUE D EPIDEMIOLOGIE ET DE SANTE PUBLIQUE, vol.68, no.2, pp.137-144, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.respe.2019.11.020
  • Title of Journal : REVUE D EPIDEMIOLOGIE ET DE SANTE PUBLIQUE
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-144

Abstract

Background. - Information on the world distribution of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in refugees/migrants is not available at the same rate for all countries or for different ethnic and socioeconomic groups. Today, Syria's humanitarian catastrophe has become a public health concern, which cannot be ignored.