Novartis provides Digital Health Solutions to Combat Hypertension

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Novartis provides Digital Health Solutions to Combat Hypertension

As part of disease awareness activities to mark the 2019 World Hypertension Day, global pharmaceutical company Novartis partnered with WellNewMe to provide digital health solutions to fight hypertension among Nigerians. WellNewMe is a digital health company that seeks to improve health outcomes for the populace using digital health solutions that are holistic in outlook yet bring efficiency and effectiveness to healthcare delivery.

In recognizing that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension are largely driven by exposure to risk factors related to human behavior and genetics, WellNewMe has designed an algorithm-based health risk assessment platform that encompasses psychological, physical and social domains which are known to influence NCD risk and prognosis in cases of established disease. Being a global leader in the cardiovascular healthcare space, Novartis is mobilizing the setup of these cardiovascular risk assessment stations at various pharmacies across the…



Linda Ikeji