We are the European Heart Network

We play a leading role in the prevention and reduction of cardiovascular diseases, in particular heart disease and stroke.

EHN Strategic Plan 2023-2030

Europe’s Cardiovascular Health Opportunities:

Leadership for Change

EHN Members

EHN has members across Europe. EHN members are national heart foundations and associations committed to preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Europe, supporting patients, representing patient interests and funding research.

European Cardiovascular Disease Statistics

Mission and vision

We believe every European has a right to a life free from avoidable cardiovascular diseases. We play a leading role in the prevention and reduction of cardiovascular diseases, through advocacy, networking, capacity-building, representing patient interests and research.

Why it matters

3.9 million

Deaths for CVD in Europe per year

45%

Of all deaths in Europe are from CVD

210 billion

Annual cost of CVD to EU economy (€)

85 million

People living with CVD in Europe

Latest news

20 Jun 2024

Call for Third-Party Evaluation Sites: AI4HF Model in Heart Failure Management

The AI4HF open call for Third-Party Evaluation Sites is now online! This initiative seeks to assess the AI4HF model in...

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01 Jun 2024

New Global Heart Journal Policy Brief: More People, More Active, More Often for Heart Health – Taking Action on Physical Activity

In May 2024, the Global Heart Journal published a policy brief on physical activity: “More People, More Active,...

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09 Apr 2024

Interview with Manfred Weber - Towards a European Cardiovascular Health Plan

The Chairman of the European People’s Party’s (EPP) – Manfred Weber – and the President of the...

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Our network

EHN has members across Europe. EHN members are national heart foundations and associations committed to preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Europe, supporting patients, representing patient interests and funding research.