Africa:Countries Share Resources to Combat Hypertension

[Ethiopian Herald] Hypertension or blood pressure is one among the Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which are known as silent killers. Lurking subtly without showing symptoms, it conspires to the development of cardiovascular diseases that account for approximately 17 million deaths a year globally. That makes it a disease that claims a heavy death toll worldwide. Hypertension causes 7.5 million deaths annually (12. 8 per cent of all segments) and the risk of dying from hypertension in African countries is more than double

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Publish date : 17 January 2018 | 7:46 am
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