Position Papers and Statements

  • EHN Statement at the 64th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe Copenhagen, 15-18 September 2014

  • September 12th 2014
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    Please click here for the statement by the European Heart Network made at the 64th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, Copenhagen, 15-18 September 2014, on the European Food and Nutrition Action Plan 2015-2020.

  • EHN Statement on the hybrid traffic light scheme

  • February 10th 2014
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    EHN is aware that Italy has raised concerns about the UK hybrid traffic light system in several Council constellations, including the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, the Competitiveness Council and the Health and Consumer Affairs Council. EHN has made this statement in response to assertions made by Italy.

  • 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 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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