Press Releases

  • EU trans fats free as of 1 April 2021

  • April 01st 2021
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    As of today, foods containing more than 2g/100g of industrially produced trans fatty acids are no longer allowed on the EU market. The removal of these trans fatty acids (TFAs) from the food supply is one of the most straightforward public health interventions in the EU.

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  • Digital technologies can transform cardiovascular diagnosis and patient care

  • July 09th 2020
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    More than 60 million people live with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the EU, and close to 13 million new cases of CVD are diagnosed every year. Digital innovation in health can improve diagnosis, cardiovascular patients’ care, treatment and management, and lead to better human and economic outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has already demonstrated how accessible data is fundamental in the management of diseases.

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  • New CEO for EHN

  • June 30th 2020
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    The European Heart Network (EHN) is delighted to announce that Birgit Beger will take over as Chief Executive Officer of the EHN on 1 August 2020.

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  • The cardiovascular legacy of COVID-19

  • June 24th 2020
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    The time for the EU to act is NOW!

    Brussels, 25 June 2020. Today, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Heart Network (EHN) launch “Fighting cardiovascular disease – a blueprint for EU action”, in a virtual meeting with the European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides and Members of the European Parliament.

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  • The missing heart attacks

  • April 16th 2020
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    People suffering heart attacks during the Coronavirus outbreak may be putting their lives at risk by delaying seeking medical help.

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