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Controlling Hypertension Crucial for Heart Health:  Speakers at World Heart Day Webinar

Controlling Hypertension Crucial for Heart Health:  Speakers at World Heart Day Webinar

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Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) claim more than 20 million lives worldwide every year, with hypertension being one of the major contributing factors. The prevalence of heart disease and the number of deaths attributed to it are increasing in Bangladesh despite 80 percent of such fatalities being preventable. The risk of hypertensive heart disease can be reduced to a great extent by leading a healthy lifestyle, ensuring the supply of hypertension medicine at the grassroots level, and by increasing the budget allocation in this sector. On the occasion of World Heart Day 2023, public health experts and heart specialists highlighted these issues at a webinar titled "Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Bangladesh and Way Forward", organized by research and advocacy organization PROGGA (Knowledge for P...