Position Papers and Statements

  • The European Heart Network calls for a centralised CVD patients registry

  • April 28th 2011
  • The European Heart Network, together with the European Society of Cardiology call for a centralised, comprehensive European cardiovascular diseases registry to ensure effective service planning and quality of care for patients across the EU. This would provide an important and effective tool for a patient-centred health care in the future.

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  • Nutrient Profiles

  • January 04th 2010
  • EHN has given its views on nutrient profiles models below.  EHN has also written a letter to MEPs explaining why nutrient profiles cannot be deleted from the 2006 Claims regulation.

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  • Food labelling

  • June 24th 2008
  • EHN position on the Commission proposal on consumer information on food products

  • Structure and rates of excise duty

  • June 21st 2007
  • European Heart Network’s response to the European Commission’s Consultation Paper on the structure and rates of excise duty applied on cigarettes and other manufactured tobacco.

  • NGO position paper on Audiovisual Media Services

  • October 03rd 2006
  • Five leading Health NGOs (the European Heart Network, the European Public Health Alliance, Eurocare, the Pharmaceutical group of the EU and the European Respiratory Society) have developed a common position paper on the Commission proposal for Directive on Audivisual Media Services (revision of the Television Without Frontiers directive).

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