Islamabad, World Hypertension Day was marked on Friday, emphasizing the importance of accurate blood pressure measurement under the theme ‘Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer’. The event aimed to raise awareness about the critical role that regular monitoring and control of blood pressure play in extending life expectancy.

According to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the day was observed to highlight the necessity of reliable blood pressure monitoring as a key intervention to prevent hypertension-related complications. Activities and educational campaigns were organized to inform the public about the methods and benefits of proper blood pressure management.