Lancet Series on Hypertension

17th August 2012

A new Lancet series released this month highlights a group of articles on the topic of hypertension. This series reviews articles regarding treatment for hypertension, hypertension and diabetes, and hypertension in low and middle income countries.

It showcases the increased prevalence of hypertension in low and middle income countries due to social determinant factors such as high illiteracy rates, poor access to health facilities, bad dietary habits, poverty, and lack of access to essential medicines.


To access the series, please click here