1 in 4 Kenyans have dangerously high blood pressure, but many don’t realise what the condition is - or how it is affecting their body. The World Heart Federation and Access Accelerated are training healthcare professionals to improve access to diagnosis and challenge misconceptions surrounding hypertension.
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