Individuals of South Asian origin (from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan) face a higher burden of heart disease and diabetes compared to other ethnic groups:
This is where SANSAR, the South Asian Network Supporting Awareness and Research, comes in. SANSAR has been working with the South Asian community since 2009 to promote cardiovascular health through education, community awareness and research.
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.
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