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.
Asked how he heard about the New Investigator Network Mihail answers - 'Word of mouth, like really good things in this life'.
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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.
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Read about the New Investigator Committee (NIC) 2014 meeting programmes in a Journal of Hypertension report.
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On 13-17 March 2015, the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) hosted the Biennial World Congress of Nephrology in Cape Town, South Africa. Recognising the close relationship with hypertension, the ISN partnered with the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) to co-host a session on 'Hypertension and the metabolic syndrome: New anthropologic and pathophysiologic insights'.
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Master Course in Hypertension: Hypertension, Electrolytes and the Kidney. A report by Christian Delles
It was a great honour for me to represent the ISH at the Master Course in Hypertension in Beirut. The course has been organised by Prof. Edgar Nasr (University of Balamand) in collaboration with the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA) and the ISH and was running from 26th to 28th March 2015.
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We invite you to read an interview with Shyamala Thirunavukkarasu - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis. USA.
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ISH has launched three posters for World Hypertension Day focusing on facts about high blood pressure. We invite you to download these posters and use these during any activity that you are organising. Remember to mark the day!
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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.
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Read on to view a copy of the World Hypertension League (WHL) 2014 Annual Report. Find out more about the WHL mission, core values, objectives & goals, vision, resources and much more.
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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.
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