The mission of the Pan-African Society of Hypertension(PASH,Inc.)
The overall mission of the Society is to document the problem of hypertension in Africa, to provide hypertension managment and prevention strategies on African continent and to improve the care of patients with hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors; through high level research, reliable data and evidences and partnership.
The society scientific work is accomplished through five task forces (illustrated here) which summarize its mission and activities.
The official membership is obtain after registration.
On behalf of a.i. Steering Committee
Executive General Secretary
Marc Twagirumukiza, MD, PhD.
news added on 25/08/2012
The Pan-African Society of Hypertension Initiative through its task forces 1&2, announces the launch of the first population longitudinal study on African continent "The Observ study"
This will follow around 100'000 individuals in the community for a first period of 12 years.
It will be launched in October 2012, in Bukavu site following round 8'000 people in Democratic Republic of Congo. After the first 3-years cycle, other 3 sites will be started in other continental sites.
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News from World Hypertension Ligue
World hypertension day 2012
The theme for 2012 is Healthy Lifestyle-Healthy Blood Pressure.
Previous 2011 Hypertension day: Check here the Fact Sheet
Patient education pages with links to European Society of Hypertension
For the Pan-African Society of Hypertension (PASH Inc.) Initiative, the patient information is a priority. Therefore the initiative is gathering several informations about the innovations in the treatment, new epidemiological data and new guidelines. Please visit this website (or click on image at your left) to stay updated.
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