News > The Screening Phase of Iranian National "High Blood Pressure Control Campaign” 2019 Inaugurated in Sistan & Blouchestan Province
Report from: ZAUMS Non-Communicable Diseases Control Department
Published on: 8 June 2019
The Ministry of Health and Medical Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran has launched a National "High Blood Pressure Control Campaign" to increase case detection and imporve the control and management of high blood pressure patients.The event wil be implemented through participation from other agencies and partner organizations.
The campaign has been planned into two phases:
• The first phase of raising awareness and Information dissemination started in May 27 and will be continued till the end of the program.
• The screening phase that was launched on June 7 will be continued till July 6 2019.
The second phase of the campaign was launched in a ceremony chaired by Deputy Governor General of Sistan & Balouchetsan Province, Chancellor of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences (ZAUMS), the ZAUMS Board of Executives, representatives from Zabol and Iranshahr Universities of Medical Sciences and the members of Sistan & Blouchestan Provincial Health and Food Security Working Group on June 7 2019.
On the sidelines of the opening ceremony, three blood pressure screening stations were set up to check the blood pressure of staff working in Sistan & Blouchestan Governor General Office. A total of 47 blood pressure check stations have been set up in other public insitutes and organization , and also in public places to provide free blood pressure checks for the public.
Target groups of the Campaign:
- All Iranians 30 years and older
- Patients with kidney disease in all age groups
- Pregnant women in all age groups
Information of the target population at Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
The population 30 years and older: 412487
The number of pregnant women: 26,460
The number of patients with chronic renal failure: 627
Information of the target population at Zabol University of Medical Sciences
The population 30 years and older: 16,15,000
The number of pregnant women: 5,400
The number of patients with chronic renal failure: 408
Information of the target population at Iranshahr University of Medical Sciences
The population 30 years and older: 400,622
The number of pregnant women: 20,000
The number of patients with chronic renal failure: 760
Number of blood pressure screening stations and units covered by Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
Number of city stations: 47
The number of stations set up hospital: 14
Number of stations in pharmacies: 19
Number of Comprehensive Health Services Centers, Health Posts and Health Houses: 440
Number of stations covered by Emergency Centers: 6
Number of stations in partner organizations: 4
Number of stations in the Factories and workshops: 2
Number of stations covered by Zabol University of Medical Sciences: 22
Number of stations covered by Iranshahr medical university: 76
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