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  • WORLD HYPERTENSION DAY: May 17th, 2018

    World Hypertension Day is May 17th, 2018. The prevalence of hypertension in Canada continues to rise and is projected to cost $20.5 billion annually by 2020 [1]. #Knowyournumbers aims to…

  • Hypertension Activities_May 2018

    Hypertension Canada celebrates Hypertension Month with a number of initiatives to raise awareness and promote hypertension prevention and control. CHAP is happy to promote an Accredited Primary Care CME Day…

  • In memoriam for Beatrice (Bea) Ann McDonough

    Beatrice (Bea) Ann McDonough: We are saddened by the loss of our colleague and friend Beatrice (Bea) McDonough who passed away on February 21, 2015. Bea was a public health…

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  • CHAP participants leave with a copy of their results. In addition, they may give consent for these results to be shared with their family physician and/or pharmacist. They will be able, if necessary, to adapt their monitoring according to the results obtained.


  • In July 2015, the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) unveiled its top 20 most outstanding publications of the last two decades. Thanks to Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski's team, CHAP has been able to carve out a place for itself on this renowned list.


  • CHAP invites people in the community to have their blood pressure measured by trained Volunteers Health Educators, receive information about the risks associated with high blood pressure, find local resources they might be interested in, and more!


  • The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) has been in place since 2000.