The objectives of ESH are to promote, endorse and organise activities involved with the continuing medical education in the field of hypertension and associated cardiovascular diseases

Such activities are carried out primarily by an annual meeting and through special scientific meetings, seminars, publications and specific educational programs. Moreover, ESH encourages and promotes, alone or in conjunction with other scientific societies and members of health delivery professions, postgraduate training and international exchange of investigators, teachers, fellows and students.

Current Activities

The Annual ESH Meeting

The Presidents/Representatives of the National Hypertension Societies are invited to participate in short National Societies meetings held during the ESH Annual Meeting, organised by the ESH Secretary, and attended by selected ESH Council members. The meetings take place in the morning of each congress day from app. 7:45 to 9:00 AM. The nature of this meeting is the exchange of information, no formal decisions are made.

ESH Annual Summer Schools

The National Societies are invited to nominate participants (1-2 per country; please see link for valid regulations). Travel costs will be covered by the National Societies. Accommodation and other costs related to organising this educational activity are covered by the ESH.

ESH Specialist Programme

ESH Specialists (>1000) have been approved following nominations by National Societies.