The Al-Qadissiyah University Event was a 3 day educational course for a selected audience from the faculty of medicine at the Al-Qadissiyah University, Iraq. The course was organized by Dr. Mutaz Alkhnifsawi, Assistant lecturer of cardiology at the Al-Qadissiyah University. The aim of the course was to raise public awareness on hypertension (from definition to prevention, healthy life style) and was based on the European Society of Hypertension Summer School held in Vienna in 2015.