Objectives and Goals
The objectives of the World Hypertension League are to promote the detection, control
and prevention of arterial hypertension in populations.
The World Hypertension League is a federation of leagues, societies, and other national
bodies devoted to this goal. Individual membership is not possible. The thrust of
the WHL's action is in liaison with the member organizations, promoting the exchange
of information among them, and offering internationally applicable methods and programs
for hypertension control. Bringing together and stimulating organizations committed
to the control of hypertension is the goal and raison d'etre of the WHL.
The WHL is a division of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), and is
in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO).
Advancement of hypertension prevention and control through joint efforts of all
national leagues and societies.