The HCC and the Fondation Haitienne de Diabète et de Maladies Cardio-Vasculaires (FHADIMAC) held the ‘Blood Pressure Screening for Communities’ workshop on Thursday April 23rd, 2015 attended by FHADIMAC outreach staff including community nurses and physicians, FHADIMAC President Dr. Rene Charles, and key partners including leading hypertension specialist in Haiti Dr. Roger Jean-Charles.
FHADIMAC is one of the subgrantees on the Blood Pressure Control Through Community Action (BPCCA) project – Phase I, funded through the Australian Direct Aid Program. Through the initiative, FHADIMAC will be screening approximately 2000 individuals in underserved communities in Haiti and monitoring those found to have high blood pressure for medication and lifestyle compliance.
The FHADMIC team is led by Dr. Phillipe Larco, Dr. Regine Lefevre and their team. BPCCA I Clinical Project Advisors Dr. Jamario Skeete and Dr. Addison St. John led the one-day training workshop.
For photos from the training – click here.
Watch the video here.