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Health Inequities in Hypertension and Related Organ Damage

26-3_coverImageOnlineReleased on July 20, this new issue of Ethnicity & Disease brings to light the health inequities in hypertension and target organ damage and risk factors. This compilation of 20 articles, 11 of which are original research reports, addresses the themes of: surveillance, health services research, conceptual and theoretical frameworks for achieving health equity; strategies for research training and career development; and research on the organ damage related to hypertension and its implications for clinical and public health practice.

To get a quick glimpse of the issue’s articles, visit Ethnicity & Disease and refer to the Foreword by Guest Editor George A. Mensah, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. A few examples of research studies from scientists around the world in this issue include:

For more information on these and other studies published in this issue of Ethnicity & Disease, please visit the journal.