Fondation de la Société québécoise d'hypertension artérielle

About SQHA

  • About SQHA

A learned society serving Quebecers...

and the entire French-speaking world
Founded in 1992, the Société québécoise d’hypertension artérielle (SQHA) is a non-profit organization of over 500 healthcare professionals, researchers and partners committed to the fight against hypertension and its associated risk factors. To ensure the improvement of Quebecers’ cardiovascular health, as well as excellence in care, the SQHA contributes to :
As a reference organization, SQHA’s influence extends far beyond Quebec’s borders. Its website attracts healthcare professionals and the general public from all over the French-speaking world in search of evidence-based, scientific information. In this way, the SQHA serves as a safeguard against the proliferation of misinformation on social media.
Over the years

SQHA has :

Awarded more than $2 million in scholarships

and prizes to promising students and young researchers

Offers a comprehensive online training program

for front-line healthcare professionals

Publishes, in both languages, more than 60,000 treatment guides

For patient management, as well as more than 800,000 leaflets and tools for hypertensive patients and the general public

Contribute to prevent and control hypertension at every stage of life

SQHA : unique in its specificity

The growing complexity of hypertension, diagnosed not only in adults and the elderly, but also in children, adolescents, pregnant and post-partum women, requires constant updating of scientific knowledge. As such, SQHA is the only organization dedicated exclusively to the prevention and control of hypertension at all stages of life.