Professor Neil R. Poulter was made President-Elect of the ISH at the recent Council meeting in Milan. He will be President from September 2016 to October 2018. Neil Poulter is the current chairman of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London, UK and the Co-Director of the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit.
Read an interview with Tomas Amuchastegui who has spent the last two years working on quality improvement projects in the Echo Lab at Yale New Haven Hospital for the appropriate use of Transesophageal Echocardiography by internists, recently focused on Infective Endocarditis.
Over 80 new investigators and senior ISH Faculty members from 26 countries mingled with colleagues and enjoyed the spectacular views of the Milan cathedral during the ISH New Investigator Committee Networking and Mentorship event on 13 June in Milan.
The June 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include (1) an update from the President (2) a focus on the Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi by Dorairaj Prabhakaran (3) Four Hot off the Press contributions (4) A report on World Hypertension Day (5) a contribution on Air Pollution and Vascular Health and much more.
We would like to applaud all those who have carried out local initiatives to mark World Hypertension Day (17 May 2015) and thank those organisations (listed below) who have sent us reports and videos of their World Hypertension Day activities to share with colleagues around the world.
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 International Society of Hypertension and World Hypertension League call on governments, nongovernmental organisations and the food industry to work to reduce dietary sodium
Read More 29/01/2014
New ASH-ISH Hypertension Guidelines Offer Practical, Clinical Information for Doctor and Patient Around the Globe
The ASH-ISH guidelines have been written to provide a straightforward approach to managing hypertension in the community, for practitioners in low and middle-income countries as well as developed countries.
Read More 23/01/2014
On behalf of the Council of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), it is my pleasure to invite you to nominate new members for ISH Council.
Deadline: 17 March 2014
Read More 21/01/2014
The January issue of Hypertension News can now be viewed.
Highlights include the 2014 ASH-ISH Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in the Community, a comparison of guidelines 2011-2014, a report from John Chalmers on The George Institute, an update on the ISH New Investigator Network, as well as regional reports regarding events in India, Nigeria and the US.
Read More 09/01/2014
Read on to view a Pharmaphorum 'spotlight on hypertension' interview with the ISH President. This explores the symptoms, risks and treatments available for patients with hypertension.
Read More 02/01/2014
We are delighted to present Godsent Isiguzo as the 1st ISH New Investigator of the Month for 2014. Godsent is currently a Consultant Physician/Cardiologist at the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Read More 01/01/2014
Read on to find out more about Tomoyuki Honjo; ISH New Investigator of the Month for December. Tomoyuki is currently employed at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.
Read More 01/12/2013
The Councils of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) have agreed to hold a Joint Scientific Meeting in Europe in 2020.
PROPOSAL DEADLINE 31st JANUARY 2014.
Read More 30/11/2013
Umeå University, Sweden (34,000 students and 4,300 employees) has recently awarded Professor Lars H Lindholm its most prestigious award, the gold medal of merit, for "his outstanding work in research and research education over very many years". This is a singular honour as the gold medal has only been awarded twice during this century.
Read More 20/11/2013
Japanese Hypertension Society set up light-up events around World Hypertension Day 2013. Eight landmarks in six areas were lit up with red as a symbol of arterial blood and blue for venous blood. To add to this they organised public blood pressure measurement sessions and meetings for continual medical education.
Read More 19/11/2013