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.

  • Evidence on saturated fat and heart disease

  • March 21st 2014
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    A new study, published in Annals of Internal Medicine on 18 March 2014, raises questions about current guidelines which generally restrict the consumption of saturated fats and encourage consumption of polyunsaturated fats to prevent heart disease.

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  • EHN Statement on the hybrid traffic light scheme

  • February 09th 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 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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