Following 5 000 Kenyans to Learn More About Heart Disease

For three years Kenya Cardiac Society will take on a research project on heart diseases where 5,000 subjects will be observed and tracked. The U.S.$197,000 project will be sponsored by the National Research Fund and findings from the project will be used to compile a national heart health registry. 

Cardiovascular diseases is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels, usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries (atherosclerosis) and an increased risk of blood clots. (file photo).