Hypertensives who cannot get proper antihypertensive treatment.

  title={Hypertensives who cannot get proper antihypertensive treatment.},
  author={M Elbagir and Khursheed Ahmed},
  journal={Journal of human hypertension},
  volume={4 3},
Hypertension is common in developing countries particularly in Africa and the Caribbean. Antihypertensive treatment has been validated as effective in preventing strokes but often even the cheapest antihypertensive drugs are unavailable. This means that a large number of patients are not receiving the treatment that they need. Action is needed by the International Society of Hypertension, the World Hypertension League, the European and American Societies of Hypertension and the pharmaceutical… CONTINUE READING