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New Investigator Network


    The idea to form a female cardiology club in Indonesia was initially brought forward by our senior female cardiologists; Prof Lily Rilantono, Prof Ganesja Harimurti, Dr Ann Soenarta and Dr Anna Ulfa Rahajoe. But not until 2010 that a chat group was formed, exclusively for Indonesian female cardiologists to get to know each other, expand their networks and generally to discuss anything concerning women's cardiovascular health in general. In this group members also could share and help each other navigating the unique challenges of being a minority in the cardiology field. At that time the number of female cardiologists in Indonesia was still very few.

    Read More 10/05/2016

  • Celebrate World Hypertension Day 2016 (17-24 May)

    World Hypertension Day (WHD) is an annual initiative of the World Hypertension League (WHL), an affiliated section of the ISH. The theme of WHD 2016 is “know your numbers” with the goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations around the world. The WHD 2016 challenge is to screen three million adults. We encourage you to contribute data between 17-24 May to help us reach this goal!

    Read More 10/05/2016

  • ISH April 2016 Africa Teaching Seminar, Maputo, Mozambique

    An enormous thanks to those who contributed to last month's ISH Teaching Seminar in Maputo, Mozambique. This event brought together over 80 people from 8 countries in Africa (including Cameroon, D.R. Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda), as well as faculty members from other parts of the world.

    Read More 04/05/2016

  • Sumeet Gandhi - May 2016 new investigator spotlight of the month

    We invite you to read an interview with Sumeet Gandhi, Cardiology fellow, McMaster University
    Hamilton, Canada. Find out about his favourite manuscript, his role model in science, his scientific goals and much more.

    Read More 04/05/2016

  • The CRADLE Vital Signs Alert

    The primary aim of the CRADLE project was to develop a device capable of accurately detecting abnormalities in vital signs - including blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) - that was also suitable for introduction into LMICs. We then extended this aim to prospectively evaluate the device’s ability to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity by increasing timely referral and initiation of interventions.

    Read More 27/04/2016

  • The Franz Volhard of the International Society of Hypertension by Stephen Harrap

    There can be few greater honours than to have the peak international society of professional peers dedicate their premier award in one's name. Franz Volhard was posthumously recognized in this way with the first Franz Volhard Award of the International Society of Hypertension in 1972 to commemorate the centenary of his birth.

    Read More 26/04/2016

  • ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) - Argentine Society of Hypertension (SAHA) Collaboration: Oral and Poster Presentation sessions

    The ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) was delighted to collaborate with the Argentine Society of Hypertension (SAHA) during last week's XX111 Argentine Hypertension Meeting. This event was held in Buenos Aires from 14-16 April 2016. Congratulations to the winners of the ISH NIC-SAHA oral and poster presentation sessions who are listed below and a special thanks to SAHA for invitating the ISH to participate in such a great meeting.

    Read More 18/04/2016

  • Keytam Awad- April 2016 new investigator spotlight of the month

    April's New Investigator of the Month, Dr. Keytam Awad has been involved in the development of an in vitro model of PAH and has linked cellular changes in PAH to those seen in certain cancers. We invite you to view her spotlight.

    Read More 13/04/2016

  • ISH Mentorship Scheme Story Corner - Vanja Ivkovic

    I have been a member of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) since 2013. Soon after my enrolment in ISH I joined the New Investigator Network and, sometime later, its Mentorship initiative.

    Read More 11/04/2016

  • ISH 2016 Call For Award Nominations: Deadline Sunday 3rd July 2016

    On the occasion of its 26th Scientific Meeting (Hypertension Seoul 2016), which will be held in Seoul, Korea from 24th to 29th September 2016 the ISH with the collaboration and generous support of sponsors, is pleased to announce the following awards. In addition to the prestige and kudos associated with each of the awards, they each comprise a significant monetary amount to recognise the excellence of the awardees and support the intended purposes of the specific awards.

    Read More 01/04/2016

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