Nepal Could Serve As Model To Other Countries For Hypertension Control Efforts

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Confronting the Silent Killer in Nepal
Bethany Hall, scientific health communications fellow at CDC, discusses Nepal’s 2019 May Measurement Month campaign, which aims to increase access to blood pressure screening in an effort to prevent deaths and disability from noncommunicable diseases, and examines CDC’s and other partners’ efforts to reduce heart attacks and strokes worldwide. Hall writes, “With the current speed of progress, Nepal could soon become a role model for hypertension control for many low- and middle-income countries” (5/15).