Position Papers and Statements

  • Using procurement for systemic food transformation

  • February 28th 2022
  • In its position paper on Transforming European food and drink policies for cardiovascular health, EHN refers to the need to use and improve public procurement policies to come to better, cardiovascular healthy dietary habits.

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  • Food Environments and EU Food Policy

  • October 12th 2021
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    European food policy should focus on creating enabling food environments that make the healthy and sustainable food choices the default and most desirable ones.  These are the conclusions of  a report published by the EU Food Policy Coalition (FPC) and to which EHN contributed.

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  • Heated Tobacco Products and cardiovascular disease

  • September 27th 2021
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    EHN's new position paper on Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs) and cardiovascular disease shows that HTPs are particularly harmful to the cardiovascular system as they increase the heart rate and blood pressure (similar to conventional cigarettes).  HTPs have similar devastating effects on cardiovascular health as conventional cigarettes.

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  • The future state of health in the European Union

  • July 30th 2020
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    At the end of a five-day marathon summit, EU Heads of State agreed on a budget for the next seven years in the early hours of 21 July. The compromise reached resulted in a cut of more than 80% in the budget of the EU4Health proposal. The future EU research framework, Horizon Europe, also saw its budget severely cut. Horizon Europe includes a budget dedicated to research for health.

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