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Prevention

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CVD prevention program of the National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh is implemented by the department. Following actvities are performed by the department for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

Tobacco control: National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh is implementing a project for engaging physicians for tobacco conrol with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropy and Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) USA.

Tobacco cessation clinic: Conducted by the department of Epidemiology & Research.

Hypertension Control Program: The Department collaborates with the Hypertension Committee of National Heart foundation of Bangladesh and organizes screening camps and awareness and advocacy meeting for hypertension control and salt intake reduction .