The scourge of diabetes and hypertension in Africa.
Stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, and loss of limbs are common in our communities. Since 2014, these complications of diabetes and hypertension have become the leading causes of death in Africa.
You can start a health co-operative association in your community today and let's work together to begin the fight against these two killers.
Ká sowọ́pọ̀ kojú àrùn àtọ̀gbẹ àti ẹ̀jẹ̀ ríru láti agbègbè d’ágbègbè.
You know someone with diabetes
Diabetes (Hausa: ciwon sukari. Igbo: ọrịa shuga. Yoruba: àrùn àtọ̀gbẹ) has become a common disease in our communities. Together with hypertension, they are responsible for most deaths and sufferings in our people. You have come to the right place. Learn about these two killers in your local language.
1 in 4 Nigerians is hypertensive
Hypertension (Hausa: hauhawar jini. Igbo: ọbara mgbali elu. Yoruba: ẹ̀jẹ̀ ríru) is a silent killer. Like diabetes, it affects all the body organs and is usually not diagnosed until it's too late. Do you know your blood pressure? Learn more on this site. See what you can do and how we can help.