Transthoracic Echocardiogram (ECHO)

Nigeria is one of many developing countries where the health services have focused on treating infectious diseases, such as malaria and tuberculosis, but in recent years, noncommunicable conditions have become an increasing problem. One of the most prevalent noncommunicable conditions worldwide, hypertension is responsible for an estimated 45% of deaths due to heart disease and 51% of deaths due to stroke globally.

Why black cardiologists are vital – and rare