On the occasion of the Universal Day of Hypertension, on 17th of May 2009, in the Athens Mall, under the provision of KARABINIS MEDICAL and the pharmaceutical company NOVARTIS, were given in the public, free blood pressure measurements, during the whole week from 11 to 17 of May. The event was organized under the support of the HELLENIC SOCIETY OF HYPERTENSION & CARDIOVASCULAR PREVENTION. The measurements were performed from skilled attendees’, under the constant doctor supervision, using the reliable digital blood pressure monitors Microlife. During the event were distributed several educational leaflets with information on the right way of measurement and blood pressure registration.