Health Promotion and Education Based on the Features of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia

  • Toshimi Sairenchi


In the Asia-Pacific region, many health promotion and education programs are conducted according to the features of cardiovascular diseases, as in Western countries. Countermeasures of cardiovascular diseases have focused on hypertension in the last few decades. Recently, due to the westernization of Asia-Pacific countries, several health promotion and education programs that are focused on the concept of metabolic syndrome are also being conducted.


Salt Intake Health Promotion Program Health Checkup Health Education Program Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public HealthDokkyo Medical University School of MedicineMibuJapan

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