The objectives of this WG are:

  • To disseminate the results of the HyperChildNet among paediatricians, family doctors, nurses, families, scientific societies and other national and international stakeholders.
  • To spread all action’s activities and deliverables through the designed website, social media, and open access journals.
  • To disseminate knowledge on paediatric HTN also through target groups (children, adolescents, families and care givers) making use of workshops, clinical programs and municipal programs.

Specific Tasks


Identification of the relevant target audiences, global marketing strategy and corporate image of the network.


Description and planning of the dissemination actions to be undertaken every year.


Carry out tailored dissemination actions using specific tools in order to achieve effective communication for each relevant target audience. Including submitting a policy brief to the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI).


Scientific, clinical and socio-economic evidence through dissemination procedures and activities.


Set the overall technical requirements to allow the generation of open data to be comparable and publishable by the research and clinical community as well as the decision makers.


Produce a publication with guidelines for the media to prevent high BP in children and adolescents.

Key results


Dissemination strategy guidelines for the whole COST action.


Web and new social networks accounts for HyperChildNET.


Policy brief to the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.


List of annual dissemination activities and their audience impact.

For more information, you can contact


Prof Jorge Polonia

WG5 Leader.
DISSEMINATION and awareness

Coordinator of the Pharmacovigilance Unit of Porto, a Consultant of Medicine and Hypertension at the Pedro Hispano Hospital. Specialized in arterial hypertension.


Prof Serap Erdine

WG5 Vice Leader.
DISSEMINATION and awareness

Prof Serap Erdine is a representative of the European Society of Hypertension in UEMS (European Union of Medical Specialists) and EBAC (European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology).

WG members

Šekib Sokolović

Bosnia and Herzegovina

University Clinical Centre and Medical Faculty of Sarajevo

Alberto Sanna


Ospedale San Raffaele

Monica Redon


Analog Devices Inc

Anna Dominiczak

United Kingdom

University of Glasgow

Manish Sinha

United Kingdom

King’s College London

Serap Erdine


Turkish Society of Hypertension and Atherosclerosis

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