Article Abstract

Hypertension and cardiovascular disease in the sub-Saharan African context

Authors: Yackoob Seedat, Ayan Ali, Keith C. Ferdinand

Abstract

Sub-Saharan Africa’s (sSA) epidemiological transition has been coined as a ‘double burden of disease’, from managing care for communicable diseases, such as tuberculosis and malaria, to the increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) (1).