South Asians face a higher burden of heart disease & diabetes compared to other ethnic groups. According to a WHO report, by 2020, South Asians (those from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal & Pakistan) will comprise of 25% of the world’s population, but will suffer over 50% of the world’s cardiovascular deaths.
SANSAR has been working with the community since 2009 to promote cardiovascular health through education, community awareness, and research.
If you or a loved one has been affected by heart disease or diabetes, now is your time to take action for change. Join us today and show your support for education and promotion of cardiovascular health in the South Asian community – let’s fight this battle together.