Position Papers and Statements

  • Tobacco Products Directive

  • April 16th 2013
  • The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) will help reduce premature death and disease from heart disease and stroke and protect the next generation.

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  • EHN Paper on Cardiac & Stroke Rehabilitation

  • February 24th 2013
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    On the 25th of January, the European Heart Network published its paper on cardiac and stroke rehabilitation programmes. This paper aims at providing information to stakeholders about rehabilitation programmes for patients that have suffered a cardiac event or a stroke.

  • EHN Paper on eHealth

  • January 04th 2013
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    The European Heart Network adopted its paper on eHealth, focusing on the implications for cardiovascular patients of the recent development of eHealth applications.

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  • EHN statements on WHO Europe's Health 2020

  • September 12th 2012
  • On the occasion of the 62nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe the European Heart Network (EHN) made an oral and a written statement welcoming the European policy framework for health and well-being ('Health 2020') proposed by the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

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  • Nutrition claim: Now contains X% less

  • January 29th 2012
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    The European Heart Network (EHN) expresses its concerns about the proposed revision of the annex of the Health and Nutrition Claims Regulation 1924/2006/EC (Claims Regulation) to allow two new nutrition claims: “No added salt” and “Now contains X% less”.

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  • Health for Growth Programme

  • November 14th 2011
  • EHN's comments on the Health for Growth programme

  • EHN's Position on Article 13.1 (claims)

  • October 20th 2011
  • EHN considers that the majority of claims in the working document on the establishment of the list of permitted health claims under the claims regulation’s article 13.1 are not relevant.

    Please find here the EHN position paper.