National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases

2016-09-21

Established in August 2011, China’s National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases (NCCD) has a broad mission to develop national programs; conduct policy studies; and formulate guidelines, technical specifications, and standards for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.


 

It is setting up national key systems tomonitor and follow up people exposed to environmental and behavioral risk factors for these diseases. It also provides an annual analysis of the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases as well as a prediction of relevant trends involving disease onset and mortality, burden of the disease, prevalence of risk factors, and development trends. Additionally, the center is building a national network to demonstrate and promote effective methods for preventing disease and exploring modes of health management for disease prevention and treatment.



It holds training sessions on basic research, clinical practices, and prevention and control measures, and facilitates academic exchange and international cooperationin the cardiovascular sciences.