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Contents     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   1 1   THE CURRENT BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES   11     Economic Development Brings Changes,   11     Atherosclerosis as the Underlying Disease Process,   14     The Global Burden,   16     Conclusions,   23 2   THE FUTURE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES   24     Projections of the Future Burden,   24     Can Developing Countries Avoid the Future Burden?,   29     Economic Consequences,   33     Cost-Effectiveness of Prevention and Treatment,   35 3   PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES   37     Difficulties in Assessing Patterns,   37     The Role of Internationally Sponsored Programs,   38     The Role of the Private Sector,   39     Zambia: A Case Study,   40     Future Directions,   41

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4   CURRENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES   42 5   PRIORITIES FOR GLOBAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT   44     Context,   44     Research Priorities,   45     Research to Control Specific Risk Factors,   52     Health Services Research,   55     Government's Policy Role,   56     Building Capacity for Research and Development,   57 6   INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT   59     Effective Research and Development at Local or National, Regional, and Global Levels,   60     Models of International Collaboration,   61     Development of an Institutional Mechanism for Cardiovascular Research and Development,   63     EPILOGUE   65     Economic Impact,   65     Ethical Concern: The Concept of Health for All,   66     National Relevance,   66     Scientific Discovery,   66     Global Health Issues,   67     REFERENCES   69     APPENDIXES         A Five Steps For Setting Research Priorities,   77     B Glossary of Cardiologic and Epidemiologic Terms,   83

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Control of Cardiovascular Diseases in Developing Countries

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