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Title: High blood management : report on a WHO training seminar, Barcelona, Spain 24-26 October 1996
Authors: World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe
Language: English
Abstract: A recent survey of the Countrywide Integrated Noncommunicable Diseases Intervention (CINDI) programme identified that better compliance with and enhancement of non-pharmacological management of high blood pressure are (Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (Catalonia), Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)), especially in central and eastern Europe. In order to improve the quality of care in high blood pressure management in individuals, the CINDI Working Group on Hypertension organized the training seminar where discussions focussed on strategies to improve the adherence to hypertension management and the level of non-pharmacological intervention. As a result of the seminar, the CINDI Working Group on Hypertension will work towards preparing an official statement on self-measurement of blood pressure; defining the situation in and needs of CINDI countries vis-áa-vis blood pressure management; organizing seminars on the assessment of nutrition, physical activity and stress, and on the role of the pharmacist in blood pressure management
Description: English only
EUR/ICP/IVST 02 02 02
17 p.
Subject: Hypertension
Behavior Therapy
Self Care
Europe
Europe, Eastern
Context: therapy prevention and control
instrumentation
metadata.dc.subject.other: Chronic Diseases and their Control
Gov't Doc #: EUR/ICP/IVST 02 02 02
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/108100
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