International Society of Hypertension

WHL New Global Recognition Awards for Preventing and Controlling Hypertension

Hypertension is the world’s leading risk for death and for disability and approximately 30% of hypertension is related to excess dietary sodium (salt).

Hypertension is the world’s leading risk for death and for disability and approximately 30% of hypertension is related to excess dietary sodium (salt). The World Hypertension League is pleased to announce the creation of a series of recognition awards for individuals, organizations and interventions that have impacted the prevention, treatment and control of hypertension and also specific recognition awards for individuals, organizations and interventions that have contributed towards reducing dietary sodium.

The terms of reference of the awards can be found by clicking here.

Nominations are due by 15 February 2014.

For further information or for submitting nominations contact Dr. V. V. Muthusamy, Chair Awards Committee, the World Hypertension League at: whlsec@sfu.ca

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