VISION: The Mongolian Society of Hypertension has very high aim that to achieve the 50% hypertension control rate by 2025 and to reduce the hypertension-related death case dramatically in Mongolia.
The main purpose of the Mongolian Society of Hypertension (MSH) is to provide a stable and organized actions to promote and encourage the advancement of scientific research and knowledge and its application to the prevention and management of heart disease and stroke in hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases in Mongolia.
According to the Global Burden of Disease, Mongolia is leading country in world by high mortality death cases due to hypertension. Nation-wide prevalence study revealed that very low rate of adherent to medication. Dr. Tsolmon Unurjargal, a renowned doctor and PI of Mongolian National University of Medical Science, and with his fellows, including Dr. Namkhaidorj Tserengombo, Dr. Myagmartseren Dashtseren, Dr. Narantuya Davaakhuu and Dr. Naranjargal Dashdorj organized series of meetings on hypertension to seeking the solution for problem and to improving the situation. In order to improve the actions in further, the need for a structurally organized society was demonstrated. The Mongolian Society of Hypertension (MSH) was established in 2018. Dr. Namkhaidorj Tserengombo and Dr. Tsolmon Unurjargal were elected as first president and first chairman of MSH, respectively. Currently, MHS is actively working with over dozens of members.
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The overall mission of the Mongolian Society of Hypertension (MSH) is to provide a stable and organized actions to promote and encourage the advancement of scientific research and knowledge and its application to reduce the prevalence of hypertension and its risk factors, and to encourage the healthy life-style among Mongolian population.
In order to do that, we are focusing on following activities:
- To encourage the scientific research work, and to make evidence based decision.
- To train and improve the knowledge of hypertension among doctors, nurses, researchers and other health care workers, and consolidate their activities towards the hypertension.
- To improve the general knowledge of hypertension, its related risk factors and healthy life-style among Mongolian population.
- To extend partnership with international professional organization, and to work with national multi-stakeholder organization on hypertension, and to encourage their involvement.