Cardiovascular health care in North India: two different realities for boys and girls


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Heart Asia


Associate editor of Heart Asia, Dr Clara Chow, talks to Dr Shibba Takkar, Associate Professor of Cardiology at the Unit-Hero DMC Heart Institute, in Ludhiana, North of India, about the details of her study, “Gender bias in cardiovascular health care in a tertiary care center of North India”. One of the few female cardiologists working in that area of Punjab, Dr Takkar puts the specificity of the screening program of heart disease in children in North India into context. The author also explains what is behind the difference on the disparity of the number of screenings between male and female children in government schools in Ludhiana. Read the full article here………