Prof. Eduardo Krieger, Executive Director of the International Relations Committee (CRInt) of FMUSP, researcher and coordinator of the Translational Cardiology Program of the Heart Institute (InCor), was contemplated with the WHL Detlev Ganten Excellence Award in Hypertension and Global Health Implementation, granted by the 2019 Awards Committee of the World Hypertension League. As he was awarded, Prof. Krieger will have an article published at the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, official periodic of the World Hypertension League.