A request from the ISH to join forces with PASCAR to focus on improving hypertension management and control in Africa was kindly accepted by Professor Bongani Mayosi, the President of PASCAR. As a result, three ISH Members who serve on the Regional Advisory Group for Africa, were invited as speakers to a Joint PASCAR/ISH Session on Hypertension at the recent meeting in Mauritius.
Trevor describes his proudest moments, and the highlight of his graduate research experience, as receiving an Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference New Investigator Award in San Francisco, 2014 and an ISH oral presentation award during the same trip.
The September 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. This includes a six part Hot off the press section, commissioned reports on (1) Hypertension in pregnancy (2) Statins and Myalgia: Fact or Fiction? (3) Pulmonary Hypertension (4) Biochemical Testing for Non-Adherence to Antihypertensive Medications, a focus on Professor Enrico Agabiti Rosei's excellent group in Brescia, Italy and much more. A full list of the newsletter contents follows.
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.
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