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FITTER | HAPPIER: May Measurement Month

Thursday 16th May / presented by Jorja Keay

It’s May Measurement Month, a global initiative commenced in 2005, to raise awareness of the issues surrounding raised blood pressure, including the fact that raised blood pressure is the number one cause of preventable death worldwide.

May Measurement Month last year over 1.5 million people had their blood pressure tested, making this the world’s largest ever public blood pressure screening programme.

UWA Dobney Hypertension Centre Professor Markus Schlaich joined RTRFM to discuss this initiative.

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