This day (World Hypertension Day) was designated and initiated by The World Hypertension League (WHL). This organization is an umbrella for organizations of 85 national hypertension societies and leagues. This organization is working towards education and spreading the knowledge among the hypertension patients around the world.
The the year 2005 first World Hypertension Day was celebrated with the theme 'Awareness of high blood pressure'. In 2006 the theme was 'Treat to goal' and the focus of this was to keep the blood pressure under control.
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