The Lancet: Blood pressure control: a challenge to global health systems (4)

4 October, 2019

Several lower level health facilities in Uganda are doing BMI routinely for every adult patient and caretaker. Those I found practicing this; was part of CQI [*see note below].

Alice Nganwa

HIFA profile: Alice Nganwa is Executive Director at WIND Consult Limited in Uganda. Professional interests: Promote equity in development that includes marginalized people and addresses less popular but important development issues such as prevention of road traffic crashes, domestic violence, occupational safety, school health, healthy ageing and minimizing alcoholism and other addictions. windconsultug AT gmail.com

[*Note from HIFA moderator (Neil PW):

The message above is in response to Massimo Serventi, Tanzania: http://www.hifa.org/dgroups-rss/lancet-blood-pressure-control-challenge-...

CQI = Continuous Quality Improvement]