Astrazeneca Launches Healthy Heart Africa Programme to Address Hypertension in Africa

AstraZeneca has today launched a programme aimed at tackling the burden of hypertension in Africa. Healthy Heart Africa is designed in consultation and collaboration with non-governmental and community based organisations, international organisations, health experts and governments to support local health systems by increasing awareness of the symptoms and risks of hypertension and offering education, screening, treatment and control. The programme will initially be launched in Kenya, with a view to expanding to other countries in the continent.

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Dr Lennie Kyomuhangi, Country Director, AMREF Kenya with Mark Mallon VP seated with the AMREF Kenya team