Inspired by the enthusiastic feedback on our Athens and San Francisco 2014 New Investigator Meeting Programmes, the ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) is pleased to be collaborating again this year with the Council on Hypertension of the American Heart Association (AHA) at the time of their Washington D.C. Scientific Sessions (16-19 September 2015).
Langeza's first oral presentation was at the ESH 2015 Meeting in Milan in June. Speaking about this experience she said, 'It was a privilege to have the chance to meet such great researchers from the top teaching schools. I also enjoyed the opportunity to meet the hypertension experts during the ISH New Investigator Committee networking event.'
Congratulations to the Asian Pacific Society (APSH) and Indonesian Society of Hypertension on organising a successful 11th Asia Pacific Congress of Hypertension (APCH 2015) in Bali in June. A report and pictures of this event follow.
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.
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.
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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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.
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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.
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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
Hypertension is the world’s leading risk for death and for disability and approximately 30% of hypertension is related to excess dietary sodium (salt).
Read More 06/11/2013
Read on to find out more about Katrina Binger; ISH November New Investigator of the Month. Katrina is currently working at the Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany.
Read More 01/11/2013