PASCAR Hypertension - and Preventative Cardiology Task Forces Webinar
Altoparlanti: Prof. Dike Ojji, Prof. Elijah Ogola, Prof. Anastase Dzudie, Prof. George Stergiou, Prof. Shameh Shaheen
July 7th, 2022
17:00 - 18:00
Hypertension: the need for prevention and control
Did you know that Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure in the world? According to the World Health Organisationone in three African adults suffer from this condition, but most people are unaware1
Gaining a better understanding of (high) blood pressure, the risks involved, and how you can take control is crucial in tackling this silent killer.
Home blood pressure monitoring**
Self-monitoring can help to diagnose high blood pressure earlier than if you have only occasional blood pressure readings in a medical office. Home monitoring is especially important for people with elevated blood pressure or another condition that could contribute to high blood pressure, such as diabetes or kidney problems.
Listen to Prof. Dr. G. Stergiou explaining all about home blood pressure monitoring