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MONItor trends in Cardiovascular diseases

MONItor trends in Cardiovascular diseases

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Initiatives -
MONICA aimes to MONItor trends in Cardiovascular diseases. A successor was a EU-project Monica: multinational monitoring of trends and determinants in cardiovascular disease cohort component. There were total of 32 MONICA Collaborating Centres in 21 countries.
Start Year
1980
Supplementary Information
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/0895435688900844; https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/BMH4983183/es
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Jaakko Tuomilehto
    University of Helsinki
  • Dr. Prof. Annette Dobson
    The University of Queensland

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
over a ten year period

Marker Paper

The World Health Organization MONICA Project (monitoring trends and determinants in cardiovascular disease): a major international collaboration. WHO MONICA Project Principal Investigators. J Clin Epidemiol. 1988;41(2):105-114. doi:10.1016/0895-4356(88)90084-4; Böthig S. WHO MONICA Project: objectives and design. Int J Epidemiol. 1989;18(3 Suppl 1):S29-S37.

PUBMED 3335877; 2807705

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
10,000,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
The total population age 25-64 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative