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  • Clean Air Petition: World Heart Day 2015

  • September 28th 2015
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    On the occasion of World Heart Day 2015, Frans van de Werf (far left in photo) Chair of the European Affairs Committee of the European Society of Cardiology; Mairead McGuinness MEP (second left), co-chair of the MEP Heart Group; and Simon Gillespie (second right), President of the European Heart Network, met with Commissioner Andriukaitis to present him with a petition to tackle air and noise pollution.  Please click here for the press release.

     

  • World Heart Day: Environment & the Heart

  • September 22nd 2015
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    The European Heart Network (EHN), together with the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR), will be launching on 29 August, during the ESC Congress, a public awareness campaign entitled ‘Environment & the Heart’.

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  • Results of the EConDA project

  • September 22nd 2015
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    Please read here the press release published on the occasion of the closing conference of the EConDA (Economics of Chronic Diseases) project, held today in Brussels.

  • Marketing of HFSS food to children

  • September 07th 2015
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    EHN in conjunction with the University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice has today published a paper on the marketing to children of foods high in saturated fats, trans fatty acids, free sugars, or salt.  Please find it here.

  • EHN & EPHA Press Release on EP TTIP Report

  • July 08th 2015
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    The European Heart Network (EHN) and the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) published a joint press release following the adoption by the European Parliament of its initiative report on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnerships (TTIP). The two NGOs welcome the report as it sends a clear signal that the controversial Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) must be reformed.

    You can find the press release here.

  • OECD report on CVD and Diabetes

  • June 18th 2015
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    Please click here for the EHN statement on the OECD report "Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: Policies for Better Health and Quality of Care", published 17 June 2015.

  • Appropriate use of animals in research

  • March 06th 2015
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    EHN, together with leading research associations, scientific societies, universities, and patients groups, signed up to a statement supporting the current Directive 2010/63 on the protection of animals used in research.

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