Aiman Alak is a Fellow in Cardiology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Read on to find out more about his scientific goals, advice for talented emerging scientists and much more.
Celebrate World Hypertension Day (WHD) on 17 May and contribute to improving awareness of Hypertension. For the five-year period 2013-2018, the theme of WHD will be ‘Know Your Numbers’ with the goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations around the world.
The December 2014 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include a report from the ISH President, Rhian Touyz, informing us about her first half year in office, updates from the New Investigator Committee and much more.
The ISH New Investigator Network recently created a platform on LinkedIn for young professionals in hypertension research to connect, find researchers in similar fields of interest and to establish exciting new collaborations and research ideas.
The Argentine Society of Hypertension held its 20th Congress in the city of Rosario from 18th to 20th April under the slogan "Hypertension: beyond the numbers, a global vision". The Organizing Committee was chaired by Dr. Diego Nannini, while the Scientific Committee was led by Dr. Fernando Filippini. Sincere thanks to these committee members for giving the ISH the opportunity, via Dr. Cesar Romero, to promote the New Investigator Network in their region.
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In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of day-to-day choices in the maintenance of a healthy blood pressure the ISH New Investigator Network is compiling a short video message with various members describing what efforts they take to control their blood pressure. The video is expected to be incorporated into the ISH content to be accessed by membership and the public alike. In order for this video to be successful WE NEED YOUR HELP.
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World Hypertension League call for for applications for Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Deadline for receipt of applications 24th May
To assist the WHL achieve its mandate, a senior administrative position is required to assist in the development and implementation of a strategic plan, developing partnerships and coordinating activities with other organizations, and in particular fund raising to increase the capacity of the World Hypertension League to achieve its mandate.
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ISH would like to highlight thefabulous efforts of the Indonesian Society of Hypertension on World Health Day 2013 (7 April).
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The April issue of Hypertension News is now available. This includes an update from our President, an introduction to the New Investigator Committee Working Group members, a report on World Health Day and several updates from the regions.
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World Health Day (7 April) is an annual initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for 2013 was high blood pressure.
Read on to view the WHO's Global Brief on Hypertension: Silent killer, global public health crisis.
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Congratulations to Teba Alnima (Maastricht, Netherlands), our New Investigator of the Month for April.
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The theme for World Health Day 7 April 2013 is high blood pressure. WHO will be reinforcing the key message to:
“Control your blood pressure - cut your risk of heart attack and stroke” with activities in the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region around this date.
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ISH New Investigator of the Month for March is Ruan Kruger from South Africa.
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Congratulations to Fady Hannah-Schmouni, New Investigator of the Month for February.
Read More 05/02/2013