May Measurement Month teams raise awareness throughout Pakistan

3rd June 2017Eugenie Verney

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.

Screening at a Hyderabad school (left), which also hosted a May Measurement Month hypertension awareness session (top right); one of several screening centres in Karachi (bottom right).

The Pakistan Hypertension League, in association with pharmaceutical company OBS, organised a series of marches aimed at raising awareness in towns and cities across the country. Among those taking part were PHL members from the Sheikh Zayed Hospital in Lahore (left) and from the League’s Sargodha chapter.

Blood pressure screening in a Hyderabad school (top) and at the Sindh Government Hospital, Karachi (bottom)