To mark World Hypertension Day (WHD) on 17 May 2015, the Vietnamese Society of Hypertension (VSH) organised many activities in the whole country particularly in Hanoi Capital and many big cities such as Hue, QuiNhon, Vinh, Danang...
Here at the University of Glasgow the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences organised an event on May 15th 2015 encouraging everyone to have their blood pressure measured and for them to ‘know their numbers’. The event was held at “One A The Square” in the main university building.
Asked how he heard about the New Investigator Network Mihail answers - 'Word of mouth, like really good things in this life'.
WHAT'S ON MY DESK FEATURE: Take a look at the articles Professor Masatsugu Horiuchi (ISH Secretary - Japan) is reading - on ACE overexpression in myelomonocytes and prevention of cognitive decline in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in March 2014.
The March 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include (1) an update from the President (2) a focus on Georges Pompidou European Hospital Hypertension Excellence Center by Stéphane Laurent (3) Improve It - combination therapy comes of age (4) Gender Aspects in Hypertension Treatment (5) a report from the Media New Investigator Committee Working Group and much more.
Celebrate World Hypertension Day (WHD) on 17 May and contribute to improving awareness of Hypertension. For the five-year period 2013-2018, the theme of WHD will be ‘Know Your Numbers’ with the goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations 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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We are delighted that colleagues at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University have shared their World Hypertension Day (WHD) video with the ISH. Their WHD event took place in the amphitheater at the University.
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The Russian Antihypertensive League (a Non-governmental organization for hypertension management and prevention) has kindly shared a link to their World Hypertension Day activities.
Read More 23/05/2014
World Hypertension Day 2014 was marked by staff from the University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by holding an event in Costco Supermarket in Glasgow. Free blood pressure checks as well as cardiovascular heath advice was offered to shoppers by a team of doctors and nurses. Pictures follow from this successful event.
Read More 22/05/2014
For this year's World Hypertension Day ISH New Investigator Committee members produced a video entitled 'I Stand Against Hypertension'. We encourage you to watch this at the following link.
Read More 19/05/2014
We invite you to view videos produced for World Hypertension Day by the ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) and our colleagues at the Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART).
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The ISH New Investigator Committee has organised a “New Investigator Programme” for scientists and clinicians in training at the Hypertension Athens Meeting (13-16 June). As per our last three programmes, this will once again provide a forum for young scientists to present and discuss, make new friends, and build research networks.
Read More 08/05/2014
This month we would like to introduce you to Pilly Chillo from the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam - Tanzania.
Read More 01/05/2014