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International Society of Hypertension

New Investigators Network

New Investigator Network

  • Glasgow (UK) World Hypertension Day update

    To promote World Hypertension Day and to highlight the importance of hypertension as a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in our society, the Institute for Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow and the Blood Pressure Unit at the Western Infirmary in Glasgow hosted a morning symposium (10.00-13.00) at the Wolfson Medical School, University of Glasgow on the 17th May 2013.

    Read More 26/05/2013

  • World Hypertension Day: 2nd in the series of ISHCasts - ISH Talks Maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure

    World Hypertension Day Rolls on with another ISHCast. Thanks once again to the overwhelming response of ISH Membership for their contributions! The second in a series of videos where members of the international society of hypertension discuss how they maintain a healthy blood pressure.

    Read More 17/05/2013

  • World Hypertension Day: 1st in a series of videos - ISH Discusses Blood Pressure Control.

    The wait is over: World Hypertension Day is here and ISHCast is back with a series of videos examining what experts in the field do to maintain a healthy blood pressure. Thanks to all our contributors and please enjoy this first in the series.

    Read More 17/05/2013

  • University of Glasgow symposium to mark World Hypertension Day

    To promote World Hypertension Day and to highlight the importance of hypertension as a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in our society, the Institute for Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow and the Blood Pressure Unit at the Western Infirmary, will host a morning symposium (10.00-13.00) at the Wolfson Medical School, University of Glasgow on the 17th May 2013.

    Read More 15/05/2013

  • Putra Medical Club 'Walk Against Hypertension'

    Congratulations to Putra Medical Club (Malaysia) for organising a successful health carnival and ‘Walk Against Hypertension’ on World Health Day (7 April). We were pleased that this organisation chose to use the ISH logo on their event t-shirts.

    Read More 13/05/2013

  • Introducing ISH Honorary Member - Dr. Salim Yusuf, DPhil, FRCPC, FRSC

    Dr. Salim Yusuf, Ontario, Canada has headed up clinical trials in cardiovascular disease that have involved more than 80 countries around the world. He has truly international credentials and the Society was delighted to award him an Honorary Membership at its last Scientific Meeting.

    Read More 12/05/2013

  • Report on World Health Day - 2013 by Prof. dr. Vjekoslav Gerc, President of Working Group on Arterial Hypertension, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    As the president of the Working Group on Arterial Hypertension – Bosnia and Herzegovina, I was initiator of a few manifestations in some towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the occasion of World Health Day – April 7th, which is dedicated to hypertension. Colleagues from Sarajevo and Mostar were very active during World Health Day.

    Read More 08/05/2013

  • New Investigator of the Month - May 2013

    Congratulations to César A. Romero (Córdoba, Argentina) our New Investigator of the Month for May!

    Read More 06/05/2013

  • 20th Argentine Congress of Hypertension

    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.

    Read More 05/05/2013

  • ISH new investigator video montage - a call to members to assist

    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.

    Read More 03/05/2013