At least 80% of deaths caused by Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are preventable by adopting an active lifestyle, eating healthy food, and quitting unhealthy habits like drinking and smoking. Creating an environment where healthy choices are affordable and available is also necessary to motivate people to maintain healthy habits.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSFSA) is a non-profit NGO which aims to improve the overall health care system and mitigate the risk of Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in South Africa. The organization works to create awareness about CVDs by influencing health policies, and providing tech tools to support healthcare teams.
The information gathered with QuickSight and Kobo ToolBox can help identify and analyze patterns and predisposing factors that lead to hypercholesterolemia and stroke amongst people. These insights will play an instrumental role in creating plans and public policies to improve the CVD risk factors amongst the general population and improve their overall health standards.
Some of the notable benefits of the solution include: