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Guidelines in hypertension: in conversation with the ISH and ESH

ISH President Professor Bryan Williams and Chair of the ESH 2023 Guidelines Committee Professor Giuseppe Mancia discuss the role, development, and impact of guidelines in hypertension in this conversation from July 2023. They were interviewed by ISH Communications Committee Chair Dr Anastasia Mihailidou, and Communications Committee Member Dr Swapnil Hiremath, following the publication of the 2023 ESH guidelines. The Iraqi Hypertension Society is pleased to share this important interview with you.

IqHS Scientific Session in Popular Medical Clinics Headquarter, Baghdad

As part of its continuous scientific activities, the Iraqi Hypertension Society, IqHS, in cooperation with the Department of Popular Medical Clinics in Baghdad, held a scientific symposium on hypertension at the headquarter of the department’s center in Karkh on Thursday,13/7/2023, presented by Dr. Raghdaa Sadiq, Director of Scientific Development in the Ministry of Health and a Board member of IqHS. Continue Reading..

2023 ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension

The Task Force for the management of arterial hypertension of the European Society of Hypertension Endorsed by the European Renal Association (ERA) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH)

The European Society of Hypertension (ESH) recently announced it has published new recommendations for the management of arterial hypertension. The updated 2023 ESH Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension are designed to serve as an essential resource for health care professionals who treat patients with hypertension. The new guidelines were presented at the 32nd annual European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection held June 24-26 in Milan, Italy, and published in  Journal of Hypertension.

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Al-Anbar Scientific Meeting of IqHS

The Iraqi Hypertension Society and with the collaboration of Al-Hikma Pharmaceutical Bureau held a scientific meeting tody,Friday,16th of June on Al-Qaser Al-Abyadh Rest. in Al-Anbar Province as part of its commitment to share Knowledge with our esteemed doctors in all provinces of Iraq. 

6th International Conference of the Iraqi Hypertension Society Poster Presentation Invitation

Dear Colleagues

The Iraqi Hypertension Society invite you to participate in the Poster presentation session that will be held during activities of the 6th International Conference of the Iraqi Hypertension Society on 4-5 of August, 2023 at Babylon Hotel, Baghdad. If you have an interesting research article or an interesting case in the general field of cardiovascular system it is the place that you can present your work, we hope to see you there in this important meeting.

Please note also that poster submission is free and all you need to do is to submit only the electronic PowerPoint version of the poster and the Conference Committee will cover the printing costs.

The Final day for Poster Abstract submission is 15.6.2023.

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World Hypertension Day: Zayoona Mall Activity

As part of IqHS celebration on the World Hypertension Day WHD, the IqHS held awareness activity in Zyoona mall in Baghdad this Friday, the twenty sixth of May 2023 with the participation of Abdi-Ibrahim Pharmaceutical Company in which blood pressure and heart rate were taken and registered for the attendee of the mall who are willing to participate.  

World Hypertension Day 2023- Message from ISH President

IqHS visit to Dar Al Atta’a for Elderly Residence

On the occasion of World Hypertension Day WHD and with the collaboration of Al-Dawlia Company, the IqHS had on the 18th of May an activity that included measuring blood pressure and free distribution of blood pressure devices to the residents of the home (Dar Al Atta’a for Elderly Residence) in Baghdad. The aim of this activity is to raise awareness about high blood pressure, how to prevent it and how to deal with its complications.

An extended activity of IqHS on nine cardiac centers and major hospitals in Iraq on WHD occasion

The IqHS and on the occasion of World hypertension day WHD had an extended activity with Acino Phamaceutical company on the 17th of May that were took place simultaneously across the country in the following nine cardiac centers and major hospitals:

IqHS Marathon in Al-zawraa park on WHD occasion

On the occasion of the World Hypertension Day WHD, the Iraqi Hypertension Society held a sports marathon with the participation and support of the Al-Kawkab Pharmaceutical Bureau in Al-Zawraa Park on Thursday, May 11, 2023 , the participants were from different age groups including the seniors and children. It was a happy occasion that included granting prizes for the first three winners and is also included a free healthy meals offering. This event was also coverd by the media and press.

The Cardiorenal Syndrome: Update on the Impact of SGLT2-I in its Management

The Iraqi Hypertension Society and with the collaboration of Iraqi Society of Nephrology and Iraqi Diabetes Association held a conjoined symposium at Rotana Babylon Hotel on Friday, 28th of April 2023 about the role of SGLT2-I in the management of patients with CKD and those with heart failure presented by three distinguished speakers from these societies namely Ali Alsaidi, a professor of nephrology , Dr Abbas Almousawi, a professor of Diabetology and Dr Falah Alazzawi, Interventional Cardiologist at Medical Complex. 

5 Minutes That Matters in Cardiology

In this episode,Dr. Hilal Al-Saffar and Dr. Ghazi Al-Haji demonstrate the significance of heart rate and its impact on cardiovascular continuum. You’ll identify the protective role of lowering Heart Rate on cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality

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