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WHL conducts Mega Awareness Programme to create Record's Initiative on Hypertension

WHL conducts Mega Awareness Programme to create Record's Initiative on Hypertension

The World Hypertension League (WHL) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to the prevention and control of hypertension globally. 
WHL is a global organization with regional offices in North and South America, China, South East Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, the South Pacific, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. 
WHL has partnered with IPCA Laboratories Ltd. in building an initiative to educate Indian masses about the increasing risk of hypertension leading to many heart complications.
India has set a target of 25% relative reduction in the prevalence of hypertension (raised blood pressure) by 2025. Panel members Dr.RajanRavichandran, Senior Consultant Nephrologist, MIOT Hospital, Dr.P.Soundararajan, Senior Consultant Nephrologist, Apollo Hospital, Dr.D.Prabhakar, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Apollo Firstmed Hospital, Dr.S.S.Lakshmanan, MD, Priya Nursing Home, Dr.K.Shanmugam, Senior Consultant Physician, Stedford Hospital, Dr.VijayViswanathan, MD, M.V.