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CDC Blog Post Highlights Hypertension Control Project, Cardiovascular Health In Barbados

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Transforming Hypertension Treatment in Barbados
Kenneth Connell, preclinical deputy dean and faculty lecturer in clinical pharmacology at the University of the West Indies at the Medical Sciences Cave Hill Campus in Barbados, discusses the Standardized Hypertension Treatment and Prevention Project (SHTP) to improve hypertension control in patients in Barbados, highlighting the project’s goals, activities, and progress. Connell writes, “While the pilot project is over, Barbados is just getting started. The SHTP project will continue as part of the Global Hearts Initiative, a larger initiative by the World Health Organization, U.S. CDC, and other partners to improve all aspects of cardiovascular health” (5/15).