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  • MMM around the world: highlights from the global campaign

    May Measurement Month may be over for 2017, but there are still amazing successes to be celebrated. Among them these from Lithuania, Israel, England, and Chile… Lithuania: The Lithuanian Society of Hypertension and Lithuanian Hypertension Association hosted May Measurement Month and took around 3,000 blood pressure readings […]

  • Shift from the countryside puts spotlight on hypertension in Nepal

    In Nepal, volunteers ran May Measurement Month blood pressure screenings in a mix of  locations, among them communities with poor grass roots health provision. Shiva Raj Mishra, a cardiovascular epidemiologist affiliated with The Nepal Development Society and a PhD student in Statistical-epidemiology at The University […]

  • From Cambridge to Kampala — MMM17 across continents

    Karen Miles is a research nurse at the Experimental Medicine and Immunotherapeutics department at the University of Cambridge/Cambridge University Hospitals, Addenbrooke’s, in the UK. With her colleague Jean Woodcock-Smith, she ran May Measurement Month screening sessions at Addenbrooke’s between 4 and 24 May 2017 before […]

  • MMM17 around the world: more global campaign news

    News of successful May Measurement Month campaigns continues to arrive at MMM17 HQ from volunteers around the world, including teams in Egypt, Jamaica, Kenya, the UAE, Spain, Georgia, Poland, and Malawi. Egypt: MMM17 teams hosted screenings in a mix of venues, including (top left and top right) in […]

  • May Measurement Month teams raise awareness throughout Pakistan

    Teams across Pakistan have been taking part in May Measurement Month, carrying out blood pressure screening in a range of locations, including hospitals, community centres, and schools. With the support of pharmaceutical company OBS, the Pakistan Hypertension League also organised awareness-raising marches at various locations countrywide. […]