Below is a list of National Hypertension Societies and links to those societies that have available websites.

Austrian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Sabine Perl, MD
Univ. Klinik für Innere Medizin
Abteilung für Kardiologie
Auenbruggerplatz 15
A, 8036 Graz, Austria
sabine.perl@medunigraz.at
sekretariat@hochdruckliga.at

PAST PRESIDENT
Prof Thomas Weber
thomas.weber@klinikum-wegr.at  


Belgian Hypertension Committee

PRESIDENT  
Prof Tine De Backer MD, PhD
UZ Gent
Cardiology Department
De Pintelaan 185
B-9000 Ghent,  Belgium
Phone +32 9 332 34 59
Fax +32 9 332 34 62
tine.debacker@ugent.be


Bosnia and Herzegovina Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Šekib Sokolović
Representative of the WG on Hypertension from Bosnia and Herzegovina
University Clinical Center Sarajevo
Cardiology Clinic
Bolnicka 25
71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone +387 611 59009
sekib@bih.net.ba


British and Irish Hypertension Society

In Conference Ltd
Unit 1, Q Court
Quality Street
Edinburgh EH4 5BP
United Kingdom
Phone +44 131 336 4203
bihs@in-conference.org.uk

PRESIDENT
Prof Francesco Cappuccio
Professor Cardiovascular Medicine
Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
UHCW – Walsgrave Hospital
Coventry, West Midlands CV2 2DX
United Kingdom
Phone +44 24 7696 8661
f.p.cappuccio@warwick.ac.uk

SECRETARY
Dr Carmel McEniery
cmm41@cam.ac.uk


Bulgarian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Svetla Torbova MD, PhD 

Head of Clinic of Cardiology, Hypertension Excellence Centre
Tokuda Hospital Sofia
51B Nikola Vaptsarov Blvd.
Sofia, 1407 Bulgaria
Phone +359 888 28 34 91
svetlatorbova@gmail.com


Byelorussian Hypertension League

PRESIDENT
Prof Irina Lazareva
Republican Scientific and Practical Center “Cardiology”
110 R. Luxembourg Str.
220036 Minsk, Belarus
Phone +375 17 286 22 99
lisitsa_i@mail.ru

SECRTARY
Alena Miadzvedeva
Republican Scientific and Practical Center “Cardiology”
110 R. Luxembourg Str.
220036 Minsk, Belarus
Phone +375 17 222 22 35
elena-samonina@yandex.ru


Chinese Hypertension League

Prof Jiguang Wang
The Shanghai Institute of Hypertension
Ruijin Hospital
197 Ruijin 2nd Rd, Huangpu Q
Shanghai Shi
China
jiguangw@163.com


Croatian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Assoc Prof Bojan Jelakovic
Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension
Univ. Hospital Center Rebro
Kišpatićeva 12
10 000 Zagreb
Croatia
Phone +385-1-23-88-271
Fax +385-1-23-88-592
jelakovicbojan@gmail.com


Cyprus Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Dr Philippos Stylianou MD, FESC
9 Gevgeli Str
Likavitos
Nicosia 1071
Cyprus
Phone +357 9967 1244
Fax +357 2260 4322
stylph@hotmail.com


Czech Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Jiří Widimský jr.
III. interní klinika VFN a 1. LF UK
U nemocnice 1
128 08 Prague 2
Czech Republic
Phone +420 224 962 845, 224 962 910
Fax +420 224 919 780
jwidi@lf1.cuni.cz


Danish Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Boye L. Jensen

IMM, Department for Cardiovascular
and Renal Research
J.B. Winsløws Vej 21, 3
5000 Odense C
Denmark
Phone +45 6550 3796
bljensen@health.sdu.dk


Dutch Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Dr Wilko Spiering 

University Medical Center Utrecht
Vascular Medicine, HP F02.126
Heidelberglaan 100
3584 CX Utrecht
The Netherlands
Phone +31 88 7555555
w.spiering@umcutrecht.nl

SECRETARY
Dr Bert-Jan van den Born
Academic Medical Centre
Internal and Vascular Medicine
Meibergdreef 9
1105 AZ Amsterdam
Phone +31 2 0566 5956
b.j.vandenborn@amc.uva.nl


Estonian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Dr Signe Alliksoo

Ravi tn. 27
10138 Tallinn
Estonia
Phone +372 620 7238
info@perearstipraksis.eu


Finnish Hypertension Society

PRESIDENT
Prof Ilkka Pörsti
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital
Kalevantie 4
Tampere 33014
Finland
Phone +358 3 355 111
ilkka.porsti@tays.fi


French Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Dr Thierry Denolle
Hopital Arthur Gardiner
1 Rue Henri Dunant
35800 Dinard
France
Phone  +33 02 99 46 75 17
denolle.thierry@wanadoo.fr


Georgian Hypertension Study Society

PRESIDENT
Prof. Bejan V. Tsinamdzgvrishvili
Director, Tsinamdzgvrishvili Cardiology  Center
2 Gudamakari St.,
30092 Tbilisi
Georgia
Phone +995 579 115608
geosocietyhyper@gmail.com


German Hypertension Society

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Prof Bernhard Krämer
Mannheim
Bernhard.Kraemer@umm.de

VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Prof Peter Trenkwalder
Starnberg
p.trenkwalder@klinikum-starnberg.de

All correspondence should be forward to the
Secretary of the German Society of Hypertension:

Mark Grabfelder
Deutsche Hochdruckliga e.V. DHL®
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hypertonie und Prävention
Geschäftsführer
Berliner Straße 46
69120 Heidelberg
Phone +49 6221 / 58855-0
Fax +49 6221 / 58855-25
m.grabfelder@hochdruckliga.de


Hellenic Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Pantelis Zebekakis
President of the Hellenic Society of Hypertension
111 Vas. Sofias Ave.
11527 Athens
Greece
Phone +30 210 646 9358 / +30 210 640 0767
or

3 Navarinou Sq
546 22 Thessaloniki
Greece
Phone/Fax +30 3210 225508
gramatia@hypertasi.gr


Hungarian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Járai Zoltán

Semmelweis University
Budapest
Hungary
jarzolmik@gmail.com


Irish Heart Foundation’s Council on Blood Pressure

CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL
Dr Kate McGarry
Ireland
navanclinic@materprivate.ie


Israeli Hypertension Society

PRESIDENT
Prof Adi Leiba

drleiba@gmail.com

SECRETARY
Dr Talia Wolak
twolak@bgu.ac.il


Italian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Claudio Ferri
Italian Society of Hypertension
Lega Italiana contro l’Ipertensione Arteriosa
Via G. Ripamonti 129 – 20141 Milano
Phone +39 02 56601270 – 02 56601280
Fax +39 02 70048582
segreteria@siia.it


Latvian Society of Hypertension and Atherosclerosis

PRESIDENT
Prof Kārlis Trušinskis, MD, PhD.

Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital
13 Pilsonu Str
LV1002, Riga
Latvia
Phone +371 6709 5343, 6709 9989
Fax +371 6707 9989
cardio@inbox.lv


Lebanese Hypertension League

PRESIDENT
Adel E. Berbari, MD
American University of Beirut Medical Centre
P.O.Box 11-0236
Riad El Solh 1107 2020
Beirut
Lebanon
ab01@aub.edu.lb


Lithuanian Hypertension Society

PRESIDENT
Prof Marius Miglinas 

Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos
Santariskiu 2
LT-08661 Vilnius
Lithuania
Phone +370 6878 2579
Fax +370 5236 5111
marius.miglinas@santa.lt


Norwegian Society of Hypertension 

PRESIDENT
Prof Sverre E. Kjeldsen
Oslo University Hospital Ullevaal
Department of Cardiology
407 Oslo
Norway
Phone +47 22 119101
sverrkj@online.no


Polish Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Krzysztof J. Filipiak
krzysztof.filipiak@wum.ed.pl

SECRETARY
Dr Filip Szymański
filip.szymanski@wum.edu.pl


Portuguese Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Manuel de Carvalho Rodrigues
Presidente da Sociedade Portuguesa de Hipertensão
Cardiologist
Centro Hospitalar Cova da Beira – Covilhã
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Quinta do Alvito
6200-251 Covilhã
Portugal
Mobile: +351 919431541 / +351 915224751
mcarvalhorodrigues@hotmail.com

PRESIDENT ELECT
Vítor Paixão Dias, MD

vitorpaixaodias2@gmail.com


Romanian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Maria Dorobantu
Head of the Cardiology Department
Emergency Hospital of Bucharest
8, Calea Floreasca, sector 1
014461 Bucharest
ROMANIA
maria.dorobantu@gmail.com

Contact:
Dr. Ana Gabriela Fruntelata
Senior Lecturer
Cardiology Department
Emergency Hospital of Bucharest
8, Calea Floreasca sector 1
014461 Bucharest
Romania
Phone/Fax: + 402 13170108
afruntelata@yahoo.co.uk


The Russian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Irina Chazova
3rd Cherepkovskaya str. 15a
121552 Moscow
Russian Federation
Phone/fax +7 499 149 08 51 / +7 495 414 62 14 / +7 495 414 62 70
ag-vnok@yandex.ruAG-VNOK@yandex.ru, SNN_cardio@mail.ruchazova@hotmail.com

SECRETARY:
Natalia Blinova
nat-cardio1@yandex.ru


Saudi Hypertension Management Society

PRESIDENT
Dr Osman Alfurayh, MD
Consultant Nephrology
Senior Consultant, Dept. of Medicine
Medical Director, Hospiptal Mortality and Morbidity Unit
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
P.O. Box 3354
11211 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 1 4427492
osman@kfshrc.edu.sa


Serbian Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof. Dragan Lovic
President of the Serbian Society of Hypertension
Clinic for internal disease InterMedica
Cardiology Department
Hypertension Centre
20/2 Jovana Risrtica str.
18000 Nis
Serbia
Phone +381 18 4294 090
Fax +381 18 4549 696
draganl1@sbb.rs


Slovak Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Slavomíra Filipová
Dept of Cardiology, Slovak Inst of Cardiovascular Disease
Pod Krásnou hôrkou 1
833 48 Bratislava 37
Slovakia
Phone/fax +421 2 5932 0282
Mobile: +421 903 230 579
filipova@nusch.sk


Slovenian Hypertension Society

PRESIDENT
Jana Brguljan, MD, MS
Division of Hypertension
University Medical Centre
Vodnikova 62
61000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Phone +386 1 5225 462
Fax +386 1 5225 600
jana.brguljan@kclj.si


Spanish Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof. José Julián Segura de la Morena
Hypertension Unit, Department of Nephrology
Hospital 12 de Octubre
28041 Madrid
Spain
Phone +34 9 1390 8198
hta@juliansegura.com


Swedish Society of Hypertension, Stroke and Vascular Medicine

PRESIDENT
Prof. Jonas Spaak, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology
Danderyd Hospital
S-182 88 Stockholm
Sweden
Phone +46 8-123 550 00
jonas.spaak@ds.se


Swiss Society of Hypertension

PRESIDENT
Prof Isabella Sudano
Outpatient Clinic/Research
Department of Cardiology
University Heart Center Zurich
University Hospital
Rämistrasse 100
CH 8019 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 44 255 58 41 /44 255 22 80
Fax +41 44 255 48 59
isabella.sudano@usz.ch


Turkish Society of Hypertension and Atherosclerosis

PRESIDENT
Prof S. Erdine
Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine
Adnan Saygun Cad. Dostlar Sitesi, 1. Blok No:5 D:5
Etiler-Ulus, Istanbul
Turkey
Phone +90 212 265 2564
Fax +90 212 265 2568
serap.erdine@gmail.com


Ukrainian Antihypertensive Society

PRESIDENT
Prof Yuriy Sirenko – President
Inst Cardiology
5 Narodnogo Opolchenia St
03151 Kyiv
Ukraine
Phone /Fax +380 44 249 7041
sirenkoyu@gmail.com