About World Hypertension Day:
Hypertension Day has been established to highlight the preventable
stroke, heart and kidney diseases caused by high blood pressure and to
communicate to the public information on prevention, detection and
treatment. Each year, May 17th is designated World Hypertension Day.
objectives of the World Hypertension Day are to promote the detection,
control and prevention of arterial hypertension in population.
The theme for World Hypertension Day 2013 is Healthy Heart Beat-Healthy Blood Pressure
The theme for World Health Day 2013 is high blood pressure: