Guidelines and recommendationsRecommendations for prevention, diagnosis and management of hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in sub-Saharan AfricaLemogoum, Daniel; Seedat, Yackoob Kassim; Mabadeje, Abdul FattahBiola; Mendis, Shanti; Bovet, Pascal; Onwubere, Basden; Blackett, Kathleen Ngu; Lenfant, Claude; Kabangu, Jean RenéM'buyamba; Block, Pierre; Belhocine, Mohamed; Degaute, Jean Paul on behalf of the International Forum for Hypertension control and prevention in Africa (IFHA) Author Information Correspondence and requests for reprints to Professor Y.K. Seedat, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tel: +27 31 260 4222; fax: +27 31 205 2984; e-mail: [email protected] Sponsorship: The three expert consultative meetings that lead to the elaboration of these recommendations on hypertension in SSA and the final meeting held in Brussels on 10–12 May 2003 were supported and sponsored by European Union–Research Directorate Branch. WHO regional office for Africa co-sponsored the first African experts meeting held in Libreville in November 2001. Journal of Hypertension: November 2003 - Volume 21 - Issue 11 - p 1993-2000 Buy © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.