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.
View interviews with 6 of the award winners at the September ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco: Urmi Basu, Hana Itani, Trevor Hardigan, Cam McCarthy, Shyamala Thirunavukkarusu and Ashley Wagoner.
Read More 22/10/2014
This 'Council's Corner - Hypertension Issues; A personal view' contribution comes from Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester, Leicester, UK and Chair of the ISH New Investigator Committee). It is entitled - Resistant hypertension and non-adherence to antihypertensive treatment.
Read More 21/10/2014
I am delighted to begin my tenure as President of ISH and am looking forward to working with the leadership in taking our Society forward over the next two years.
Read More 10/10/2014
The World Hypertension League (WHL) has created a Resource Centre within their website. This includes videos and PowerPoint presentations. A PowerPoint was recently developed on a current WHL opinion paper titled "Prevention and Control of Hypertension: Developing a Global Agenda".
Read More 02/10/2014
We invite you to read an interview with Muhammad Oneeb Rehman Mian - ISH NIC Media Working Group member based at the Hypertension and Vascular Research Unit, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
Read More 01/10/2014
For those of you who read the ISH newsletter and who have participated in ISH activities, you will know Lars as the mastermind behind many successful ISH-related initiatives, as Past-President and as the Editor of the fantastic ISH newsletter. What you may not be aware of, is that Lars has had many successes and has contributed to many programmes and causes beyond ISH.
Read More 22/09/2014
On 17th May 2014 the 10th World Hypertension Day, promoted by the World Hypertension League, was celebrated in Italy.
'Know Your Blood pressure' was the motto of the day and the central theme of the event as suggested from WHL.
Read More 17/09/2014
I really valued the experience of the ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco as it gave me a forum in which to present my research and be critically evaluated by experts in the hypertension field.
Read More 12/09/2014
The 5th ISH New Investigator Symposium on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease was held in collaboration with the American Heart Association Hypertension Council in advance of their 2014 Scientific Sessions. Organized exclusively by members of the ISH New Investigator Network the half day symposium featured 14 oral presentations and over 60 posters from the best young scientists in the field of hypertension.
Read More 11/09/2014
An introduction to Lucinda Hilliard - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Physiology at Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Read More 20/08/2014