Hypertension Patients to Dramatically Rise in Asia

Hypertension is the leading cause of cardiovascular and kidney diseases and over 1.5 billion are expected to be affected by hypertension by 2025 and this is especially adverse in South Asia given that the prevalence of hypertension is already at 40 percent. A policy forum held recently on Hypertension and Cardio-Metabolic Diseases in Colombo will see government ministers, policymakers, economists, researchers and representatives of global health agencies address steps to prevent, pre-empt and treat hypertension and related co-morbidities, including diabetes, cardiovascular and kidney disease.

The half-day forum, co-organised by the multi-country Control of Blood Pressure and Risk Attenuation – Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka (COBRA-BPS) Study Group from Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, and the Clinical Trials Unit of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, was officiated by Dr. Harsha de Silva, State Minister for National Policies & Economic Affairs, Government of Sri Lanka, and included presentations and panel discussions involving Ministers of Health from the study countries in addition to key stakeholders from the research, academic and health sectors....

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