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New Study Finds about High Blood Pressure in Bangladesh

New Study Finds about High Blood Pressure in Bangladesh

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Life-saving care for high blood pressure, also known as hypertension—the leading preventable risk factor for heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes—could be expanded nationwide in Bangladesh for about US$9 per patient per year, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal. The study findings were shared today (27 July 2022, Wednesday) during a Meet the Press event titled "Bangladesh Hypertension Control Initiatives" held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital. The event was jointly organized by the NCDC Program of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress), the National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh (NHFB), and Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI), and Resolve to Save Lives. Since 2018, the Non-Communicab...