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Cardiovascular health official, Dr Pascal Bovet allayed the fears by explaining that risks for such illnesses in Seychelles have decreased, however, with a growing and ageing population numbers will appear larger.

“We have evidence here in Seychelles that the risks have also decreased – a 45-year-old man now has less risks of  cardiovascular diseases  than his father did at the same age,” he expanded.

Advocacy Action: Do you have current data on numbers of people with NCDs? Is it broken down by condition? Would such data help the planning of better care?