Hypertension Sydney 2012
The commitment of Hypertension Sydney 2012 to the coming generations and global development is reflected in the theme: “The Future of Cardiovascular Protection”.
Hypertension Sydney 2012 will provide a diverse programme of the very highest scientific calibre and opportunities to interact with international leaders in the field. Nobel laureates and leading keynote speakers will share the very latest developments in clinical, population and basic cardiovascular research.
4th Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference
The 4th Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference will deliberately address the prevention strategies against the globally important health problem with special emphasis on the control of various risk factors namely hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, smoking, diabetes mellitus and obesity.
This programme will be useful to cardiologists, general physicians, rehabilitation specialists, family doctors, allied health professionals and other healthcare personnel who take care of cardiac patients or are interested in the area of preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation.
Keynote speakers include well known specialists such as Prof. David Wood (Imperial College London) and Dr Jimmy Lim.
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
World Heart Federation
The World Heart Federation is a nongovernmental organization committed to uniting its members and leads the global fight against heart disease and stroke, with a focus on low-and middle-income countries.
The World Heart Federation is the world's only global body, dedicated to leading the fight against heart disease and stroke. They do this via a united community of almost 200 member organizations that bring together the strength of medical societies and heart foundations, from more than 100 countries.