The WHF Roadmap for Hypertension – A 2021 Update identifies roadblocks and suggests potential solutions to improve cardiovascular health and help reach the target set out in the Sustainable Development Goals: achieve a 30% reduction in NCDs, including CVD, by 2030.
A Roadmap is a framework to identify roadblocks and suggest potential solutions on the road to 2030. Global Roadmaps have been developed by worldwide experts to detect the problems and offer solutions on specific topics impacting cardiovascular mortality.
The first Roadmap for the management of raised blood pressure was launched on 8th May 2015 at the WHO World Health Assembly, and published in Global Heart. In 2021, WHF published an updated edition of the Roadmap, also published in Global Heart.