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  • Postponement of MMM 2020

    It is with reluctance and sadness that, due to the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the May Measurement Month (MMM) Global Project Team has made the decision that MMM20 should not take place this year.

    We hope that volunteers will understand and support this decision. We look forward to planning MMM21 together.

    Read More 01/04/2020

  • Renin-Angiotensin System Blockers and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Renin-Angiotensin System Blockers and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    At Present There Is No Evidence to Abandon Renin-Angiotensin System Blockers

    A.H. Jan Danser, Murray Epstein, Daniel Batlle

    Read More 26/03/2020

  • Joint Meeting ESH-ISH 2020 - NEW DATES

    Dear Colleagues,

    The organizing committee of the 2020 ESH-ISH Joint Meeting in Glasgow, would like to inform you that in view of the global unprecedented situation related to COVID-19, the ESH-ISH Joint Meeting, has been rescheduled to April 11-14, 2021.

    Read More 23/03/2020

  • A statement from the International Society of Hypertension on COVID-19

    The International Society of Hypertension (ISH) is aware of concern raised by speculation, which was amplified by the media and which suggested that hypertension (raised blood pressure) increases susceptibility to infection with COVID-19. Further speculation reportedly suggested that two commonly used classes of blood pressure lowering agents (ACE-Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)) may worsen the outcome for those who are infected with COVID-19 (1).

    The ISH completely endorses the content of two recent statements made by the Council on Hypertension of the European Society of Cardiology and the European Society of Hypertension (2,3) both of which made clear that there is no good evidence to change the use of ACE-inhibitors or ARBs for the management of raised blood pressure in the context of avoiding or treating COVID-19 infection.

    Read More 16/03/2020

  • ISH Awards Announced

    New Awards Supported by the ISH Mentoring and Training Committee and the ISH Women in Hypertension Research Committee Announced.

    Read More 24/02/2020

  • Fundamentals for Implementing a Hypertension Program in Resource-Constrained Settings

    ISH-supported Online Course aims to help program managers and implementers in designing, planning, and implementing a hypertension control program.

    Read More 24/02/2020


    Award Nomination Deadline: Sunday 15th March 2020

    Professor George Stergiou, Chair, ISH Awards Committee

    Read More 13/02/2020

  • ISH Partners in Omron Online Academy Hypertension Course

    The ISH is pleased to support our educational partner Omron Heathcare in the launch of a new online curriculum on hypertension.

    Read More 18/10/2019

  • STRIDE BP: ISH Supported initiative for accurate blood pressure measurement

    STRIDE BP provides lists of accurate devices for office, home and ambulatory…

    Read More 11/07/2019

  • Professor Maciej Tomaszewski named ISH President - Elect

    The ISH is pleased to announce that Professor Maciej Tomaszewski is the President-Elect of the Society. He will take up the Presidential office at the conclusion of the ISH/ESH 2020 meeting in Glasgow

    Read More 13/06/2019

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