International Society of Hypertension

Indonesian Society of Hypertension initiatives: World Health Day 2013

ISH would like to highlight thefabulous efforts of the Indonesian Society of Hypertension on World Health Day 2013 (7 April).

The theme of World Health Day 2013 was 'Blood Pressure Take Control'. The Indonesian Society of Hypertension initiaited and co-ordinated many activities on 7 April to build public awareness of hypertension, to include blood pressure & BMI measurement, a fun walk and a talk show on hypertension. These events attended by around 2,000 people.

Events would not have been successful without the help and support from Indonesian Society committee members, to include: BRM Ario Soeryo, MD, FIHA as the chairman (cardiologists), Rarsari Soerarso, MD, FIHA (cardiologists), Yuda Turana, MD (neurologists), Pringgodigdo Nugroho, MD (nephrologists), Amanda Tiksnadi, MD (neurologists).

Activities are summarised in a report. Please click here to view this.

The ISH would like to thank Dr. Arieska Ann Soenarta for sending us this contribution.

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