Did you know 75% of Kenyans who live with hypertension don’t know they have it? Known as “the silent killer,” hypertension can lead to stroke, heart failure, and for Joseph Jamenya’s father, death. Today, Joseph is an advocate for NCD care who ran from Vihiga to Nairobi while urging counties to open health clinics for cardiovascular diseases. His story is included in a mini-documentary Access Accelerated produced in collaboration with the World Heart Federation in Kenya for the BBC StoryWorks and NCD Alliance series, Turning the Tide.



Watch the mini-documentary and learn more about the Turning the Tide series here.