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  • 2016 Mexico Declaration for Circulatory Health

    MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE ISH - PROFESSOR RHIAN TOUYZ

    The ISH is a proud supporter of the 2016 Mexico Declaration for Circulatory Health, in its goals to tackle cardiovascular disease worldwide. Considering that hypertension is the major preventable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, together with the fact that the mission of the ISH is to promote knowledge and awareness in the prevention and better management of hypertension globally, our Society is well placed to work with the World Heart Federation (WHF) to achieve its goals.

    Read More 12/06/2016

  • Call for nominations – ISH Council 2016-2020 - Deadline 30 June

    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: 30 June 2016

    Read More 10/06/2016

  • ISH- Japanese Society of Hypertension Kyoto Declaration

    ISH representatives attended a Kyoto Hypertension Summit hosted by the Japanese Hypertension Society (JSH) from May 30 and June 1 2016. On this occasion a joint ISH - JSH Declaration was issued.

    Read More 08/06/2016

  • The 2nd International Conference of the Sudanese Society of hypertension

    This event covered science and clinical practice in all aspects of hypertension and was held from Saturday, 28th to Sunday, 29th November, 2015 in Khartoum.

    Read More 08/06/2016

  • AHA TAC / ISH New Investigator Committee Workshop: “Preparing for Professional Careers: What's Your Brand?” - 13 September 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA

    At this year's Council on Hypertension of the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions: The Trainee Advocacy Committee of the Council on Hypertension in conjunction with the International Society of Hypertension New Investigator Network is pleased to offer a special pre-conference workshop: “Preparing for Professional Careers: What's Your Brand?”

    Read More 08/06/2016

  • ISH Funding for Mentors and Organisations to Train Research Scholars in Hypertension: DEADLINE 27 JULY 2016

    There is a critical need to establish and support high quality training programs within low/middle income countries that can enhance the early careers of researchers in the basic science, clinical and public health areas of hypertension. To help meet this need the Society is offering awards to mentors in these countries who have the expertise and resources to offer fellowship training in hypertension disciplines to young investigators.

    Read More 31/05/2016

  • An interview with Namita Hattangady - ISH June new investigator of the month

    We invite you to read an interview with Namita Hattangady. Namita hopes to continue towards a career in translational research in adrenal and cardiovascular pathologies, with the aim of developing a deeper understanding of electrophysiology which aid in the study of the cellular biophysics in physiological and pathological conditions, as well as in the bioinformatic and statistical analyses of next generation sequencing data.

    Read More 31/05/2016

  • IFPMA / ISH Infographic to promote Hypertension Awareness

    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).

    Read More 18/05/2016

  • SHORT HISTORY OF THE INDONESIAN WOMEN OF CARDIOLOGY

    The idea to form a female cardiology club in Indonesia was initially brought forward by our senior female cardiologists; Prof Lily Rilantono, Prof Ganesja Harimurti, Dr Ann Soenarta and Dr Anna Ulfa Rahajoe. But not until 2010 that a chat group was formed, exclusively for Indonesian female cardiologists to get to know each other, expand their networks and generally to discuss anything concerning women's cardiovascular health in general. In this group members also could share and help each other navigating the unique challenges of being a minority in the cardiology field. At that time the number of female cardiologists in Indonesia was still very few.

    Read More 10/05/2016

  • Celebrate World Hypertension Day 2016 (17-24 May)

    World Hypertension Day (WHD) is an annual initiative of the World Hypertension League (WHL), an affiliated section of the ISH. The theme of WHD 2016 is “know your numbers” with the goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations around the world. The WHD 2016 challenge is to screen three million adults. We encourage you to contribute data between 17-24 May to help us reach this goal!

    Read More 10/05/2016

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