17 August 2015
Inaugural International Society of Hypertension and Asia Pacific Society of Hypertension (ISH/APSH) Summer School on Hypertension in Asia and Australasia
3 - 7 August 2015, Beijing
The inaugural Summer School on Hypertension in Asia and Australasia, an initiative of the International Society of Hypertension and the Asia Pacific Society of Hypertension, (ISH/APSH) was held recently in Beijing from 3-7 August 2015.
Fours scholars namely
Dr Lim Hooi Min from the University of Malaya Medical Centre
Dr Ching Siew Mooi, University Putra Malaysia
Dr Hoo Fan Kee, University Putra Malaysia
Dr Chooi Kheng Chiew from Hospital Seri Manjung, Perak
were selected from a list of applicants to attend the Summer School. Other scholars were from other Asia Pacific countries.
As members of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension, the Malaysian scholars were fully sponsored by the Malaysian Society of Hypertension and by the host society, the China Hypertension League while in Beijing.
The Faculty consisted of several prominent experts in the field of hypertension and a wide range of topics were discussed.
The next Summer School is planned to be in 2017. Applications to attend this summer school will be announced in due time.