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Specialist of Health Ministry: "More than half of deaths in Azerbaijan is due to cardiovascular diseases"

Headlines 17:29 29 Sep, 2021

More than 50% of deaths are caused by cardiovascular diseases

Specialist of Health Ministry: "More than half of deaths in Azerbaijan is due to cardiovascular diseases"

"Like in other countries, cardiovascular diseases make a basis of death reasons in Azerbaijan," said Specialist of Ministry of Health, invasive cardiologist Farid Aliyev in his speech on "World Heart Day", Qazet.az reports.

According to him, more than 50% of deaths are caused by cardiovascular diseases: "It is forecasted that cardiovascular diseases will be in the leading place among death reasons until 2050. Then, oncological diseases are planned to exceed them."