Funding for this research was provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01 HL143788-01)
Received: 13 October 2020
Accepted: 20 October 2020
First Online: 1 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the institutional review boards at Weill Cornell Medicine (protocol number 1803019037) and the GHESKIO Center in Haiti. Prior to study implementation, meetings were held with community, school, and religious leaders as well as GHESKIO’s Community Advisory Board to answer questions regarding the Haiti CVD Cohort Study and to encourage residents to participate. Individuals were asked for verbal consent to participate in a baseline survey and written consent was obtained for all participants prior to enrollment.
: Not Applicable: this manuscript does not contain any personal data from participants.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.