Position Papers and Statements

  • Joint letter: Farm to Fork needs an effective consumption strategy

  • November 22nd 2019
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    The European Heart Network (EHN), European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and European Public Health Association (EUPHA), have today sent a joint letter to European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans, strongly welcoming the commitment by the European Commission to launch a “Farm to Fork” strategy, addressing the key role of food consumption in transitioning the food system towards better outcomes for people, planet and economy, and ensuring its contribution to the European Green Deal.

    Please click here to read the joint letter.

  • Only a nutrition-sensitive CAP can deliver on climate and health

  • March 26th 2019
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    The evidence is clear: to secure a thriving future for people and planet we need to collectively transform our eating patterns towards healthier, more plant-rich diets. The EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP), now under reform, can facilitate this transition.  Please click here to see EHN and EPHA's joint opinion.

  • EHN Manifesto for European Elections 2019

  • February 14th 2019
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    The European Heart Network (EHN) calls on all 2019 political candidates and parties to pledge their commitment to improving cardiovascular health and the lives of those living with CVD.  

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  • The future for CVD research after BREXIT

  • January 14th 2019
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    For the post-Brexit relationship between UK and EU CVD researchers, the close ties which have developed over the past thirty years, and which have benefitted patients across Europe, must not be severed

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