Heart disease spreading rapidly in Jharkhand: Survey

By Abha Manakatala - Tue Sep 29, 11:33 am

Representational Picture Courtesy drorestesg.com

Representational Picture Courtesy drorestesg.com

Heart disease is spreading rapidly in Jharkhand due to lack of awareness and specialised treatment facilities, says Diabetes and Heart Research Centre (DHRC), Dhanbad survey report conducted on the eve of World Heart Day (September 29).

According to the report 18 to 25 per cent of residents are suffering from cardiovascular disease and 20 to 30 per cent of them die every year due to delay in timely diagnosis and treatment in Jharkhand.”

The survey was carried out by a team of doctors between September 10 and 25 in 12 districts of the state with special focus on top four cities – Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad and Bokaro.

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