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World Health Day 2013

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Written by Monique Karijopawiro   
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 09:39
High blood pressure is the leading risk factor for death worldwide. One in three adults has hypertension, which increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. This is the theme of this year’s World Health Day, which is celebrated every April 7. In observance of World Health Day, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) convenes a panel of experts to talk about this problem and its impact in the Americas.


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