World Heart Day

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death on the planet. World Heart Day is a global campaign during which individuals, families, communities, and governments around the world participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. This day serves as the perfect platform for[…]

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World Hypertension Day

More than one billion people around the world live with hypertension (high blood pressure), a major cause of cardiovascular disease and premature death. The World Health Organization also stress that around half of people living with hypertension are unaware of their condition, putting them at risk of avoidable medical complications[…]

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World Hypertension Day 17th May 2020

World Hypertension Day is celebrated annually on 17th May with the aim of educating the public and increase awareness of hypertension. The day is organised by the World Hypertension League (WHL), an umbrella organisation comprising 85 hypertension societies and leagues from all over the world. What is blood pressure? Blood pressure[…]

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World Heart Day, 29th September 2019

Looking after your heart will make you feel physically healthier and able to enjoy your life to the fullest. To do so means to eat well, exercise regularly, reduce your intake of alcohol and stop smoking (also avoiding exposure to second hand smoke) and avoiding stress. According to the World[…]

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