Rise in cardiovascular disease among younger population: Minister

Cardiovascular disease in Brunei Darussalam remains the second highest cause of death after cancer and contributed to nearly 25 per cent of deaths in 2018. Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar said this in a speech as the guest of honour at the 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society Brunei Darussalam at the Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre (PJSC) on Sunday. More details in Monday’s Borneo Bulletin.