HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
$900,000 for first Canadian Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control

n its efforts to enable Canadians to live healthier lives by improving awareness, prevention and control of hypertension," said Dr. Laurent-Didier Jacobs, Vice-President of Medical Affairs at sanofi-aventis Canada Inc.
"Dr. Norm Campbell is the ideal candidate to spearhead a tremendous program aimed at improving education, treatment and control of blood pressure in Canada,"said Dr. Marcel Lebel, President of the CHS. "He currently holds or has held several hypertension leadership positions, has been the recipient of numerous distinguished awards and has over 140 peer-reviewed publications, almost all hypertension related. We at the CHS look forward to the performance of outstanding research over the next five years."

To help meet the need for increased education about hypertension, the Chair will actively promote hypertension knowledge to family physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals. Education efforts will also involve strengthening existing partnerships with professional organizations to encourage implementation of best practices for reducing hypertension.

Furthermore, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Statistics Canada, the Provincial Ministries of Health and the Outcomes Research Task Force of CHEP will collaborate to assess the prevalence, awareness, diagnosis, treatment and complications of hypertension.

In order to increase public awareness, CHEP, BPC, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the CHS will collaborate to develop and disseminate public versions of existing CHEP recommendations for prevention and management of hypertension.

To accomplish the final aim, the Chair will form a consortium of organizations and concerned scientists to lobby the federal government and public food sector for policies to reduce the widespread indiscriminate addition of salt to food.


'"/>

Contact: Marie-France Poirier
mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca
613-941-4563
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
12-May-2006


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. CDC awards UGA researchers $900,000 grant to study teen behaviors in high school
2. RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University
3. Worcester Polytechnic Institute to host national forum on locating first responders inside buildings
4. Screening for behavioral health first step to getting treatment
5. Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award
6. Poker match pits an vs. machine in world first match
7. Dasatinib shows high early response rate as first treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia
8. World first medical treatment announced by researchers
9. Long-term treatment with VYVANSE, first prodrug stimulant, demonstrates significant efficacy in ADHD
10. A first glimpse at healthy brain and behavioral development
11. UPMC performs first beating heart transplant procedure in the US

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/31/2020)... ... , ... Just found out your dear friend has cancer? , It’s hard to hear your ... shares their diagnosis. Once the shock wears off, the questions and fears can be overwhelming. ... best ways to help? Words are failing me. I’m scared. I want to DO something. ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... Colorado State University Global (CSU ... affordable online education – is proud to announce its new master’s degree in ... its kind in the nation, the 60-credit hour program is designed to provide ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... In an effort to give back to ... 10 percent of each hotel room booked with a special new rate code to ... Indiana (RMHC-CNI) , effective immediately. Donations will be applied to any room type, ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... ... 28, 2020 , ... Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) ... Of The Year® 2020 Florida Award finalist. Now in its 34th year, the ... growth and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2020 , ... Integrated ... Miami is the first Florida school to deploy its breakthrough Mobile Biodefense Indoor Air ... airborne COVID-19. True North Classical Academy plans to fully reopen equipped with the filtration ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/1/2020)... ... September 01, 2020 , ... While coronavirus cases continue to increase across ... and community organizations remain closed. Because about 80% of blood donations are made at ... blood donors and blood drive hosts to ensure blood products are readily available for ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2020 , ... If you live in New York City ... real estate part makes sense, it’s the law of supply and demand, but are plastic ... has a significant percentage of their patients that make the four-hour trip to have ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2020 , ... Dr. ... reproductive and endoscopic surgeon and serves as a clinical professor in the Department of ... of the American Laparoscopy Society & Pacific Coast Reproductive Society and is a Clinical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: