17.5 million people die worldwide from cardiovascular diseases each year, making it the leading cause of mortality from all illnesses. According to heart experts, the global epidemic of cardiovascular disease is not only increasing but also shifting from developed to developing countries. Two third of cardiovascular mortalities are occurring in developing countries such as Pakistan. Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in Pakistan and 12 Pakistanis die of a heart attack every hour.
The Aga Khan University Hospital helps you look after your heart by offering the highest quality, most advanced services to all patients regardless of their socio-economic background.