Together against hypertension

Hypertension is one of the deadliest diseases known to mankind. Every year, 7 million people die as a result of high blood pressure. One in five people have a high a blood pressure - most of them without knowing it.

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The Riva Digital story

April 2018

Riva Digital was born in 2017 from a bet in the digitalswitzerland Challenge... "We bet that by April 2019 we'll have proven to lower the blood pressure of 100'000 people in Switzerland".


We bet...

May 2018

This developed into an association with over 40 partners, which aims to promote digital solutions in the health sector. In particular, the aim is to promote digital instruments that improve the health literacy of the Swiss population.

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Strong together

April 2019

With more than 10 initiatives, more than 100'000 people were mobilized and the Swiss population sensitized to the topic. To date, more than 200'000 validated measurements have been carried out with the Riva App.



Starting November 2019

Riva 2.0 - the sequel! In addition to the existing reactive interventions, Riva Digital aims to achieve preventive optimization of blood pressure in healthy individuals through a digital coach.


And now...

* The app is for demo purposes only. The results from this device are not medically validated.

Measure blood pressure digitally 

State-of-the-art technology from CSEM makes it possible to measure blood pressure using a smartphone camera*. After a short initialization with personal reference, the smartphone measures your blood pressure as a constant companion. 

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