Browsing Faculty of Community and Health Sciences by Subject "Hypertension"
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(Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2013)The main finding of this survey is not only the high prevalence (36%) of hypertension among employees in Rwanda but also the high prevalence of individuals not aware of their hypertension (33%).
The prevalence of traditional herbal medicine use among hypertensives living in South African communities (Biomedcentral, 2013)BACKGROUND: In South Africa, over 6 million people are hypertensive and the burden of disease shows that cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death among adults. Although treatments exist, few people ...
Prevention of hypertension and diabetes in an urban setting in South Africa: Participatory action research with community health workers (International Society on Hypertension in Blacks, 2007)The project aimed to identify factors that contribute to hypertension and diabetes and to design and implement appropriate local interventions to prevent these non-communicable diseases and promote healthy lifestyles. This ...