Impact on policy and practice

The MEPI-CVD team is contributing to the draft policy and strategic plan on NCDs (including CVDs) at the Ministry of Health. A CVD training module had been developed and incorporated into the undergraduate competence based curriculum at MakCHS and MUST. So far about 637 3rd and 4th year students have been trained in primary CVD assessment and interested in CVD research. This is to ensure that every graduating doctor has competence in managing of cardiovascular diseases