MayMeasurementMonth Campaign 2018 launched in Nepal
May 2, 2018
State Minister for Health and Population Hon. Padma Aryal formally launched a month long nationwide blood pressure screening campaign today. MayMeasurementMonth2018 Campaign was kickoff by measuring Minister’s blood pressure. The main objective of this campaign is to raise awareness on hypertension in Nepal. Last year, This campaign measured blood pressure of 7 thousand peoples in Nepal. The target of campaign for this year is to reach at least 10 thousand.
May Measurement Month is an initiative led by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) and endorsed by the World Hypertension League (WHL). It grew out of World Hypertension Day, which was launched by the WHL in 2005 to raise awareness around blood pressure worldwide. The goal of this initiative is to raise awareness around blood pressure worldwide.