Please find below a poster to help promote HYPERTENSION AWARENESS. Please distribute widely as we celebrate World Hypertension Day. This was produced in collaboration with the International Federation for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA).
We invite you to read an interview with Sumeet Gandhi, Cardiology fellow, McMaster University
Hamilton, Canada. Find out about his favourite manuscript, his role model in science, his scientific goals and much more.
On the occasion of its 26th Scientific Meeting (Hypertension Seoul 2016), which will be held in Seoul, Korea from 24th to 29th September 2016 the ISH with the collaboration and generous support of sponsors, is pleased to announce the following awards. In addition to the prestige and kudos associated with each of the awards, they each comprise a significant monetary amount to recognise the excellence of the awardees and support the intended purposes of the specific awards.
The March 2016 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. In this issue, we focus on the upcoming ISH Scientific Meeting in Seoul. There are several interesting “Hot Off The Press” reports amongst many other interesting contributions including (1) The Lancet’s Hypertension Commission (2) A review of the Franz Volhard Award, the most prestigious award of our Society (3) Literature and Medicine: Towards Being a Good Doctor (4) World Hypertension Day (17-24 May). How can you get involved? (5) ISH Mentorship Scheme Story Corner (6) Introducing our 1st ISH Emerging Leaders (7) Arterial Hypertension Impact and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Latin America (8) ISH in India. And much more.
Regional Challenges in Hypertension Management sessions will take place during the Hypertension Seoul 2016 meeting for (1) Africa (2) East Asia (3) Eastern Europe (4) Latin America (5) Middle East and South Asia and (6) South East Asia. We are sure that these will be of great interest to our Society members and very much hope that you and your colleagues will be able to participate.
Positions on the ISH Scientific Council will become available at the next Scientific Meeting to be held in Seoul, Korea (24-29 September 2016). The Society is now inviting nominations from members to fill these positions. DEADLINE: 6 July 2016
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.
The Russian Antihypertensive League (a Non-governmental organization for hypertension management and prevention) has kindly shared a link to their World Hypertension Day activities.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The April issue of Hypertension News can now be viewed. Highlights include a focus on renal denervation (with papers from esteemed members Professors George Bakris, Murray Esler and Peter Sever), a report from Professor Anna Dominiczak on The University of Glasgow College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, as well as an update on the forthcoming Hypertension Athens meeting and ISH new investigator initiatives taking place at this event.
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This month we would like to introduce you to Panagiotis Xaplanteris, Post-doctoral research fellow at Peripheral Vessels Unit, Hippokration Hospital, 1st Department of Cardiolology, Athens University Medical School.
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Chandka Medical College/ Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) Larkana was honoured to host the 17th Annual Symposium of the Pakistan Hypertension League from 7-9 February 2014. Prof. Saeed Ahmad Sangi and Dr. Jawaid Akbar Sial were nominated as Convener and Secretary of the symposium respectively.
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Nominations for ISH 2014 awards are invited from Society members by the deadline of 30 April. Read on for information on the awards and prizes to be offered this year and to find out more about the nomination process.
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