The Heart Care Foundation (HCF), Comilla, Bangladesh was formed on 1st September, 2004 with the objectives of Cardiac care, prevention, research and rehabilitation and is the 'National Associate Member' of the World Heart Federation (WHF).
The Heart Care Foundation (HCF) is a Non Governmental Organization dedicated to the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease around the country. The organization is committed to helping the country population achieve a longer and better life through prevention and control of heart disease and stroke, with a particular focus on low and middle-income areas.
Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated and poorest countries in the world with per capital income of only $170/- almost 80% of the people live below the poverty line while 40% from this figure find it rather difficult to earn one square meal a day.
The purpose of the study was to identify the risk factors in patients with Unstable Angina (UA). UA and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) are the two manifestation of coronary artery disease (CAD). The study was carried out by the research programs. Risk factors were assessed by history, clinical evaluation and laboratory investigations. These problems occur of achievement of human life 77% of the patients lived in urban area and 23% in rural area.
Our statistic information of data notices us that from 2000 to 2020 the risk and number of the patients of heart disease in our country will be grown up to 70% to 85%. And this will not be defend and impossible to eliminate from our country. So in the rural areas the event of the illness & death of the families knows no bound.