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  • MMM17 around the world: more from our global teams

    As we reach the end of May, here are yet more inspiring examples of how MMM17 teams from around the world have been raising awareness of the risks associated with raised blood pressure… Ghana: The Life From 30 team have been taking May Measurement Month into […]

  • May Measurement Month campaigners take message across Cameroon

    May Measurement Month campaigners in Cameroon have been screening since the beginning of the month with the aim of reaching more than 10,000 people. They have the support from hospitals across the country, various stakeholders, and three professional organisations — the Cameroon Cardiac Society; the Clinical […]

  • India volunteers screen nearly 20,000 in MMM17 Pune campaign

    A team of May Measurement Month volunteers in the Indian city of Pune have recorded the blood pressure of nearly 20,000 people in just 22 days. Led by homeopathic consultant and clinical nutritionist Dr Mansi Patil, the volunteers from the Indian Association of Parenteral and […]

  • MMM17 around the world: more campaign highlights

    The global reach of May Measurement Month is underlined once more in this round-up of news from blood pressure screening campaigns around the world. What makes MMM17 so special is that everyone involved in delivering the initiative — wherever they are — is a volunteer… […]

  • MMM17 in the headlines around the world…

    May Measurement Month continues to attract attention from the media around the world, with recent recent coverage from — among many others — these news outlets. Just click on the images or links to read. Australia Coverage in the Melville Times for Murdoch University’s screening programme… […]

  • Spreading the May Measurement Month word across Poland

    Poland’s May Measurement Month teams are raising awareness across the country after industry supporter Servier organised a very successful press conference at the Polish Press Agency in Warsaw. A total of 33 journalists attended, hearing from MMM17 country leader Professor Jacek Jóżwiak, Professor Piotr Jankowski, […]

  • MMM17 around the world: Week 3 highlights

    The third week of May Measurement Month 2017 has seen volunteers worldwide take many thousands more blood pressure readings in locations as diverse as city centre squares, university campuses, hospitals, shopping malls, and even a railway station. Here are some more examples of what MMM teams have […]

  • Rural health teams take May Measurement Month into Indian villages

    Among many community-based organisations across India involved in May Measurement Month is the Rural Health Progress Trust, an NGO based in Maharashtra with a vision of ‘health for every village and villager’ and led by cardiologist Dr Arun More. Preventing and managing hypertension are among […]

  • Ministers join Welsh Assembly May Measurement Month screening

    May Measurement Month has been to the heart of the Welsh Government, with ministers among those to have their blood pressure screened at the Welsh Assembly building in Cardiff. The event was sponsored by the Wales Health, Social and Sport committee in association with the British […]

  • MMM17 around the world: Week 2 highlights

    Volunteers around the world have already taken the May Measurement message to many thousands of people, recording blood pressure measurements and advising on the risk of leaving hypertension untreated. Here are just some examples of what MMM17 teams have been doing… UK: Volunteers Franco Cappuccio […]

  • Colombia volunteers spread May Measurement Month message across country

    May Measurement Month volunteers in Colombia are taking blood pressure measurements in locations across the country. They have set up MMM centres in Bucaramanga, Armenia (Quindío), and Barranquilla (Atlántico) — among others — where they are screening members of the public and explaining the risks […]

  • TV talk show date helps launch May Measurement Month in Barbados

    The May Measurement Month team in Barbados got their campaign off to a strong start with an appearance on a national TV talk show. MMM17 project leader for Barbados Dr Kenneth Connell was joined on TV 8’s The People’s Business by colleagues Fiona Anthony, CEO […]

  • May Measurement Month in the news worldwide…

    May Measurement Month has attracted attention from the media around the world, with coverage in the first week from — among many others — these news outlets. Just click on the images to read. Ireland Article by award-winning medical journalist and health analyst Muiris Houston […]

  • Servier staff join MMM17 campaign in Philippines

    Teams of volunteers from global pharmaceuticals group Servier in the Philippines are taking May Measurement Month into large workplaces to screen staff for raised blood pressure. The Servier staff volunteers — selected from among both the company’s office and field personnel — met to fine […]

  • Ministers help get MMM17 under way in Mauritius

    Two government ministers were on hand when May Measurement Month was officially launched in Mauritius. Both Dr the Hon Mohammad Anwar Husnoo, Minister of Health and Quality of Life, and the Hon Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, attended the campaign’s […]

  • Health Minister launches MMM17 in the Philippines

    May Measurement Month was launched in style in the Philippines with Health Secretary Dr Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial urging Filipinos to get their blood pressure checked. At the official launch in Manila’s City Hall on 4 May, she said: ‘Screening is a cost effective way to […]

  • Set to #checkyourpressure at MMM17 HQ!

    The May Measurement Month team are based at the London headquarters of The Conference Collective Ltd which manages the International Society for Hypertension’s Secretariat. If you’re involved in delivering MMM17, you may know some of our names — now you can put faces to those […]

  • May Measurement Month 2017 off to a fantastic start

    And it’s under way! Volunteers around the world are already working hard to make May Measurement Month the biggest public health screening exercise of its kind ever undertaken. MMM17  is a global initiative led by two organisations representing the world’s leading cardiologists and researchers specialising […]