World Hypertension Day (WHD), observed on 17 May each year, and was initiated by The World Hypertension League (WHL), which is itself an umbrella organization to 85 national hypertension societies and leagues. This dedicated day was created to increase the awareness of hypertension throughout the world as there is a lack of appropriate knowledge amongst both hypertensive and non-hypertensive patients. The WHL launched its first WHD in May 2005 and since then the WHL has been dedicating May 17 yearly as WHD. Read more.
We have one new CPD course dedicated to advancing your knowledge on how periodontitis can lead to hypertension: Relationship between oral hygiene, periodontitis, elevated blood pressure and arterial hypertension.
Another current specialised CPD course is dedicated to advancing your knowledge in hypertension in pregnant women: New Guidelines on Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy.
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