DID YOU KNOW?
Every 7 minutes someone in Canada dies from heart disease, and South Asians are at a risk higher than any other ethnic group in the country.
SANSAR, the South Asian Network Supporting Awareness & Research, is a non-profit organization that is committed to promoting cardiovascular health for the South Asian population through community awareness, research, education and clinical initiatives.
Some of the free programs that we offer include the South Asian Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Clinic, the Mera Dil (My Heart) Risk Management classes and the BREATHE smoking cessation counselling.
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We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 SANSAR - Burgundy Young Investigator Award: Dr. Maneesh Sud.
Research Study: Recalibration of the Framingham and Pooled Cohort Risk Equations in a Canadian Cohort:The Impact of South Asian Ethnicity on Model Performance.
The 2018 and 2019 YIA awards will be presented at SANSAR’s 5th annual fundraising gala on June 7, 2019 at Paramount EventSpace.
EDUCATIONAL SLIDE KIT
SANSAR developed a slide kit to educate healthcare professionals on the growing epidemic of cardiovascular disease and diabetes faced by the South Asian population.