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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Institute for Global Health
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Transforming Hypertension Control in Nigeria

This project will contextualize, implement and evaluate the effect of a large-scale, multi-level hypertension control program intervention in 50 primary health centers in Nigeria in partnership with the University of Abuja and Resolve to Save Lives.

Funding

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01HL144708)

Northwestern Faculty and Staff

Mark Huffman, MD, MPH; Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH; Abigail Baldridge, MS; Namratha R Kandula, MD, MPH; C. Hendricks Brown, PhD; Mianzhao Guo

Partners

Co-PI Dike Ojji, Anthony Orji, Nonye Egenti, Ada Nwankwo, University of Abuja; Rosemary Okoli, University of Nigeria Nsukka; Nadia A. Sam-Agudu, Nigeria Implementation Science Alliance; Federal Capital Territory/Ministry of Health; World Health Organization Nigeria; Resolve to Save Lives

Related Publication

Huffman MD, Ojji D, Lloyd-Jones DM. Improving blood pressure control and health systems with community health workers. JAMA. 2017 Sep 19;318(11):1009-1011. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.11464. PubMed PMID: 28975286.

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