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World Hypertension Day 2023

17 May 2023

Hypertension is the leading medical risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), and CVD is the leading cause of...

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International Women’s Day 2023: 8 MEPs join EHN to advocate for gender equity in CVD

09 Mar 2023

On 8 March 2023, on International Women’s Day, the European Heart Network (EHN) affirmed its commitment to advocating...

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EHN, together with 285 organisations urge Commission President to stick to Sustainable Food System Law timeline

13 Feb 2023

Political resistance against sustainable food policies is threatening to derail the process for an EU Sustainable Food...

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EHN, BEUC and EPHA ask for a timely proposal on Front-of-Pack Nutritional Labelling

19 Dec 2022

Today, EHN, BEUC and EPHA sent an open letter to Commissioners Kyriakides, Wojciechowski and Vice- President...

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EHN welcomes proposal to prohibit flavoured heated tobacco products

29 Jun 2022

EHN welcomes the European Commission’s latest proposal to prohibit the sale of flavoured heated tobacco products...

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World Obesity Day 2022

04 Mar 2022

On World Obesity day, EHN calls on decision makers to protect children from the marketing of nutritionally poor food....

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EHN calls to protect children from the marketing of nutritionally poor food

09 Nov 2021

The European Union (EU) must adopt legislation to effectively protect children from the harmful impacts of the...

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New EHN paper on Heated Tobacco Products

28 Sep 2021

Heated Tobacco Products are particularly harmful to the cardiovascular system as they increase the heart rate and blood...

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New EHN paper on CVD Risk Assessment Programmes

18 Jan 2021

To reduce the onset of cardiovascular disease, it is crucial to identify those persons at high risk of developing CVD,...

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Use Heart to beat the increasing burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe

28 Sep 2020

On World Heart Day, EHN stresses the urgent need to adress the increasing burden of CVD, especially in this time of...

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EU Action on CVD needed now

25 Jun 2020

The burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is greater than that of any other disease and it is the leading cause of...

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EU4Health – an opportunity to tackle cardiovascular disease

28 May 2020

EHN welcomes the new EU4Health programme which acknowledges that health promotion, disease prevention, treatment and...

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Statement on the EC proposal on Farm to Fork Strategy

18 May 2020

EHN welcomes the Communication on a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food...

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This Valentines Day, MEP Heart Group co-chairs call on all MEPs to join the MEP Heart Group.

13 Feb 2020

Cardiovascular disease remains the first cause of death in the EU, claiming the lives of 1.8 million people every...

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European Heart Network Statement on Front of Pack Nutrition Labelling

03 Feb 2020

In September 2017 the European Heart Network (EHN) published Transforming European food and drink policies for...

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Joint letter: Farm to Fork needs an effective consumption strategy

22 Nov 2019

The European Heart Network (EHN), European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and European Public Health Association...

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Joint statement regarding EU platform for action on diet, physical activity and health

03 Jul 2019

EHN and six other organisations have taken the decision to leave the EU platform for action on diet, physical activity...

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