As part of the 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society, Brunei Darussalam, saw the launching of the Brunei Darussalam National Hypertension Guideline 2019, which contains information on management of hypertension or high blood pressure. The function took place at the Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre, 12th October night.
The guideline was launched by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health. The guideline is a collaboration between the Cardiac Society, Brunei Darussalam and the Ministry of Health.
The function ran concurrently with the presentation of copies of the guideline to senior officers from the Ministry of Health, representatives of healthcare institutions and other agencies in the country by the Minister of Health. The guideline which is for both men and women covers all age ranges from children to older people and can be downloaded from 'www.cardiacsociety.org.bn'. Also present were Awang Haji Abdul Manap bin Haji Othman, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Doctor Haji Zulaidi bin Haji Abdul Latif, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health.
Source: Radio Television Brunei