Hypertension Specialist News

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ESH Online Education

The European Society of Hypertension is pleased to announce the updated version of the ESH e-Learning Hypertension Self-Assessment Programme is now available.

2018 ESH Hypertension Summer School

7-13 September 2018, Les Diablerets, Switzerland

Update on valsartan medicines following detection of impurity in active substance in Europe.

Several batches of Valsartan formulations imported from China have been recalled at the European level due to possible contamination with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). The European Medicines Agency (EMA) first issued a news alert on this on July 5 with an update on July 17, 2018.

2018 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Society of Hypertension (ESH) Joint Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension.

A first look at the new European Guidelines for the treatment of high blood pressure was presented at the European Society of Hypertension meeting in Barcelona on June 9th 2018.

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In 2015 the ESH Excellence Centres celebrated 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.