International Society of Hypertension

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New Investigator Network

  • Happy birthday Professor Zanchetti!

    The Board of Management of the Journal of Hypertension is pleased to congratulate our editor, Professor Alberto Zanchetti, on the occasion of his 90th birthday which takes place on July 27th 2016.

    Read More 26/07/2016

  • Reports and videos: 2016 global World Hypertension Day initiatives

    We would like to applaud all those who have carried out local or regional initiatives to mark World Hypertension Day (celebrated this year over a week from 17-24 May 2016). We would also like to thank the organisations (listed below) who have kindly contributed reports and videos of their World Hypertension Day activities to share with colleagues around the world.

    Read More 25/07/2016

  • The Lancet Commission on Hypertension

    About 10 million people die every year from causes relating to hypertension. Elevated blood pressure is the strongest modifable risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide.

    The Lancet Commission on Hypertension is a worldwide collaborative initiative with two main goals:

    1. Identify key actions to improve the management of blood pressure, both at the population and the individual level.

    2. Initiate a campaign promoting the adoption of key actions at national levels to reduce the impactof elevated blood pressure globally

    Read More 17/07/2016

  • A selection of essays on the prevalence and control of hypertension by Professor Eoin O'Brien

    This selection of essays, published in the Irish Medical Times, were written by Professor Eoin O'Brien over almost a decade with the intention of bringing recent scientific developments in the diagnosis and management of hypertension to the attention of those most intimately involved in managing patients with hypertension, namely general practitioners.

    Read More 15/07/2016

  • An interview with Sofie Brouwers - ISH July New Investigator of the month

    We invite you to read an interview with Sofie Brouwers. She has been a valued and very active member of the ISH New Investigator Committee and Network since the ISH Scientific Meeting in Sydney in 2012.

    Read More 13/07/2016

  • World Hypertension League (WHL) June newsletter

    This issue features stories on the efforts of organizations for World Hypertension Day (WHD) 2016.

    Read More 06/07/2016

  • 2016 Mexico Declaration for Circulatory Health


    The ISH is a proud supporter of the 2016 Mexico Declaration for Circulatory Health, in its goals to tackle cardiovascular disease worldwide. Considering that hypertension is the major preventable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, together with the fact that the mission of the ISH is to promote knowledge and awareness in the prevention and better management of hypertension globally, our Society is well placed to work with the World Heart Federation (WHF) to achieve its goals.

    Read More 12/06/2016

  • Call for nominations – ISH Council 2016-2020 - Deadline 30 June

    Positions on the ISH Scientific Council will become available at the next Scientific Meeting to be held in Seoul, Korea (24-29 September 2016). The Society is now inviting nominations from members to fill these positions. DEADLINE: 30 June 2016

    Read More 10/06/2016

  • ISH- Japanese Society of Hypertension Kyoto Declaration

    ISH representatives attended a Kyoto Hypertension Summit hosted by the Japanese Hypertension Society (JSH) from May 30 and June 1 2016. On this occasion a joint ISH - JSH Declaration was issued.

    Read More 08/06/2016

  • The 2nd International Conference of the Sudanese Society of hypertension

    This event covered science and clinical practice in all aspects of hypertension and was held from Saturday, 28th to Sunday, 29th November, 2015 in Khartoum.

    Read More 08/06/2016

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