International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP)

PMNCH constituency

Professional association

Focal point

Dr Gerda Zeeman

Position

Secretary/Treasurer

Health focus

  • Maternal/Reproductive Health

Strategic objective(s)

  • Advocate for mobilizing and aligning resources and for greater engagement

Mission statement

The International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP), founded in 1976, aims to stimulate research in the field of hypertension in pregnancy, disseminate the useful results of such research, and advance education in the field. It is particularly committed to encouraging research activity by encouraging junior research fellows, especially from Third World countries, to attend Society meetings. It is recognised by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and The World Health Organization (WHO) and has ongoing joint initiatives with both these organisations.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Website:

Organization e-mail:

isshp@og.umcg.nl

Full address:

p/a Mrs Binnema, Dept OB/GYN, CMC V, CB 20, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen.

Country:

Netherlands

Telephone:

+ 31 50 3613020

Number of staff:

1

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

1976

WHO Region:

Europe