'World Hypertension Day: 17 May' (100 Words)

Monday, April 29, 2013

'World Hypertension Day' is observed on 17th May every year. World Hypertension Day is a day designated and initiated by the World Hypertension League (WHL). The World Hypertension League (WHL) launched its first World Hypertension Day (WHD) on May 14, 2005. Since 2006, the World Hypertension League (WHL) has been dedicating May 17 of every year as World Hypertension Day (WHD).

World Hypertension Day was initiated to increase the awareness of hypertension. This was especially important because of the lack of appropriate knowledge among hypertensive patients. The theme for 2013 is Healthy Heart Beat- Healthy Blood Pressure.

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Anonymous,  April 7, 2014 at 8:56 AM  

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