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.
The What’s on my desk” (Media New Investigator Committee (NIC) Working Group) initiative will run monthly - primarily via the NIC ISH Facebook/Twitter accounts. In this feature, senior scientists in hypertension/cardiovascular disease will be approached to provide the name/details for an article that they are interested in at the moment. This will provide our members with a unique opportunity to see articles which are of interest to field leaders in hypertension research.
Aiman Alak is a Fellow in Cardiology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Read on to find out more about his scientific goals, advice for talented emerging scientists 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.
Dr. Salim Yusuf, Ontario, Canada has headed up clinical trials in cardiovascular disease that have involved more than 80 countries around the world. He has truly international credentials and the Society was delighted to award him an Honorary Membership at its last Scientific Meeting.
Read More 12/05/2013
Report on World Health Day - 2013 by Prof. dr. Vjekoslav Gerc, President of Working Group on Arterial Hypertension, Bosnia and Herzegovina
As the president of the Working Group on Arterial Hypertension – Bosnia and Herzegovina, I was initiator of a few manifestations in some towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the occasion of World Health Day – April 7th, which is dedicated to hypertension. Colleagues from Sarajevo and Mostar were very active during World Health Day.
Read More 08/05/2013
Congratulations to César A. Romero (Córdoba, Argentina) our New Investigator of the Month for May!
Read More 06/05/2013
The Argentine Society of Hypertension held its 20th Congress in the city of Rosario from 18th to 20th April under the slogan "Hypertension: beyond the numbers, a global vision". The Organizing Committee was chaired by Dr. Diego Nannini, while the Scientific Committee was led by Dr. Fernando Filippini. Sincere thanks to these committee members for giving the ISH the opportunity, via Dr. Cesar Romero, to promote the New Investigator Network in their region.
Read More 05/05/2013
In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of day-to-day choices in the maintenance of a healthy blood pressure the ISH New Investigator Network is compiling a short video message with various members describing what efforts they take to control their blood pressure. The video is expected to be incorporated into the ISH content to be accessed by membership and the public alike. In order for this video to be successful WE NEED YOUR HELP.
Read More 03/05/2013
World Hypertension League call for for applications for Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Deadline for receipt of applications 24th May
To assist the WHL achieve its mandate, a senior administrative position is required to assist in the development and implementation of a strategic plan, developing partnerships and coordinating activities with other organizations, and in particular fund raising to increase the capacity of the World Hypertension League to achieve its mandate.
Read More 23/04/2013
ISH would like to highlight thefabulous efforts of the Indonesian Society of Hypertension on World Health Day 2013 (7 April).
Read More 22/04/2013
The April issue of Hypertension News is now available. This includes an update from our President, an introduction to the New Investigator Committee Working Group members, a report on World Health Day and several updates from the regions.
Read More 11/04/2013
World Health Day (7 April) is an annual initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for 2013 was high blood pressure.
Read on to view the WHO's Global Brief on Hypertension: Silent killer, global public health crisis.
Read More 09/04/2013
Congratulations to Teba Alnima (Maastricht, Netherlands), our New Investigator of the Month for April.
Read More 08/04/2013