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LINKS webinar: Quality Improvement Strategies and Successes for Hypertension Management

06 Apr 2021

ICYMI: LINKS hosted a webinar on "Quality Improvement (QI) Strategies and Successes for Hypertension Management" on Tuesday April 6th at 9am EST where we were joined by our esteemed colleagues from the WHO India-supported India Hypertension Control Initiative and the National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh who will discuss the importance of QI and share the achievements of the national hypertension programs in India and Bangladesh.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Reena Gupta is an Internal Medicine Specialist in San Francisco, California. She is also a professor in the Global Health Sciences Department at University of California, San Francisco and a Senior Consultant on hypertension control for Resolve to Save Lives.
  • Dr. Kiran Durgad is a Senior Cardiovascular Health Officer at the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI). He completed M.B.B.S and M.D. Community Medicine from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India. His experiences include implementing Immunization and NCD programs in various states of India.
  • Dr. Sohel Choudhury is a professor and head at the National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute in the Department of Epidemiology and Research. He conducts research on cardiovascular disease epidemiology, leads hypertension prevention programs, and provides technical and analytical support for national surveys.