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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease: Meeting the Challenges in Developing Countries; Fuster V, Kelly BB, editors. Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World: A Critical Challenge to Achieve Global Health. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.

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Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World: A Critical Challenge to Achieve Global Health.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

Robert Beaglehole, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Tom Coates, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Susan J. Crockett, Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition

Martha N. Hill, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

James Hospedales, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization

Dean Jamison, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Katherine Marconi, Department of Management and Finance, University of Maryland University College

Bongani Mayosi, University of Capetown, Department of Medicine

Anthony Mbewu, South African Medical Research Council

Pekka Puska, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

Ricardo Uauy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by David R. Challoner, Vice President for Health Affairs, Emeritus, University of Florida and Harlan M. Krumholz, Yale University School of Medicine. Appointed by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK45698


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