The emerging epidemic of hypertension (HTN) in sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to worsen. Uncontrolled HTN is associated with CVD, high morbidity and premature mortality; hence early detection, treatment and control of HTN is critical to reduction of the associated sequelae. The study was guided by the Social Ecological Model and principles of Community Based Participatory Research.
Kariuki, Jacob; Stuart-Shor, Eileen M.; Kimani, Samuel; Muchira, James; Demita, Jessica; Milton, Heather; Kamau, Mercy; Mutuma, Vincent; Golden, Darren; and Kariuki, Peris, "Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in Kenya" (2013). Office of Community Partnerships Posters. 152.