Data collection, secondary analysis, critical appraisal

This work package is led by Belgin Unal at Dokuz Eylul University, in collaboration with the Mediterranean Partners.

Report available here: WP2 Report

The Objectives of WP2 are as follows:

- To identify and critically appraise existing data on major cardiovascular risk factors, cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and population and demography in each ICPC country.

- To carry out an overview of local CVD risk factor surveys and disease registers, and appraise these against standard international guidelines.

- To make recommendations regarding future collection of data in each ICPC country, based on current availability, and level of economic development (using the WHO STEP guide).