The 5th IqHS International Conference, Beirut, Lebanon
The Iraqi Hypertension Society held the 5th International conference in Crowne Plaza Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon yesterday Friday, the 5th of August. This year conference had focused mainly on the burden of hypertension in arabic countries, especially Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and it witnessed discussions about establishing a common society that involve these countries in addition to other countries like Saudi Arabia and Egypt that is expected to join this society in the near future and probably others, under the suggested heading of Arab Hypertension Society. The idea was welcomed by the Attendee and it was scheduled for further discussion and refinement , the conference also dealt with different updated subjects in hypertension managed by different distinguished speakers like Prof. Mohammed Ghnaimat from Jordan and Prof. Robert Najem , Prof. Moussa Riachi and Prof. Sola Aoun from Lebanon in addition to top seniors from Iraq. It was a successful meeting according to participant testimonials.