Evidence-based Management Approach

Where available, it is advised to follow the Ministry of Health guidelines in your local setting. 

Hypertension: A Guide to Management for Primary Care Practitioners is based on recommendations for the management of hypertension from:

  • World Health Organization Guideline for the pharmacological treatment for hypertension in adults.1
  • 2020 International Society of Hypertension (ISH) Global Hypertension Practice Guidelines5
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Hypertension in adults: clinical diagnosis and treatment 2019.8
  • South African hypertension practice guideline 2014.9
  • Guideline for the management of hypertension in Nigeria 2020.10
  • Uganda clinical guidelines for the management of common clinical conditions 2016.11