Welcome to the website of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH), leader in the field of hypertension and cardiovascular prevention. Founded in 1989, the Society is committed to excellence in research, education and clinical practice in hypertension and cardiovascular prevention with the aim of reducing hypertension-induced morbidity and mortality. The activities of the Society are presented here, allowing visitors to consult our most recent guidelines, working documents, meetings, activities and programmes.
To maintain your Hypertension Specialist status you must be an ESH Member!
The European Society of Hypertension is pleased to announce the updated version of the ESH e-Learning Hypertension Self-Assessment Programme is now available.
An interview with Prof. Josep Redon.
Josep Redon is Scientific Director of INCLIVA Research Institute, Hospital Clinico Universitario Valencia, University of Valencia. He is past-President of the European Society of Hypertension and has published over 300 articles in internationally recognized journals and is the author of more than ten books. He is a member of the editorial board of several international journals in the field of hypertension, such as Hypertension, Journal of Hypertension, Blood Pressure Monitoring.
ESH Excellence Centres 2015 Anniversary Year!
This year the ESH Excellence Centres celebrate 10 year of excellence in hypertension and cardiovascular prevention. The rationale for the ESH Excellence Centres was created and further elaborated at the ESH Educational Committee meeting in Italy in July 2005. The European Society of Hypertension (ESH) is making continuous efforts to manage the burden of hypertension in Europe by stimulating scientific exchange related to knowledge about hypertension, and supporting and building organizations committed to work for the control of hypertension.
Membership in the European Society of Hypertension is open to physicians who are scientifically active in hypertension research.
The criteria required for ESH membership has been simplified. Letters of endorsement are no longer required!
Individuals may join the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) by completing the online membership application form. Applications are reviewed every 4-6 weeks and applicants will be notified by email of the ESH Committee’s decision. Nominations are officially confirmed during the ESH Annual Meeting.