Hypertension in sub-saharan Africa: a systematic review.

  title={Hypertension in sub-saharan Africa: a systematic review.},
  author={Juliet Addo and Liam Smeeth and David Andres Leon},
  volume={50 6},
Hypertension is an important public health challenge worldwide. Information on the burden of disease from hypertension is essential in developing effective prevention and control strategies. An up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of the evidence concerning hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa is lacking. A literature search of the PUBMED database was conducted and supplemented by a manual search of bibliographies of retrieved articles. The search was restricted to population based studies on… CONTINUE READING
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