Calling for a comprehensive EU policy response to improve the cardiovascular health of European citizens

29
Sep 2022

World Heart Day acts as a milestone to remind the EU of the huge inequalities in cardiovascular health and the need for strong political will to tackle them.

On World Heart Day, the European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health reminds the EU that cardiovascular health can only be realised if coordinated policies are developed within and between countries in the EU. Cardiovascular health is the heart of the matter if we are to live longer and healthier lives.   World Heart Day acts as […]

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20
Jul 2022

EACH welcomes the EU Roadmap on non-communicable diseases

EACH Welcomes the EU Healthier Together Roadmap to tackle non-communicable diseases, particularly with regard to promoting cardiovascular health in Europe. Read the EACH contribution to the launch consultation submitted to the European Commission DG Santé in April 2022.

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16
May 2022

EACH Plan for Cardiovascular Health Launched

The European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health (EACH) revealed its Cardiovascular Health (CVH) Plan for Europe during a high-level policy meeting on May 16, 2022. The plan will reduce premature and preventable deaths in Europe and improve access to high-quality cardiovascular risk assessment and multidisciplinary care pathways for all, paving the way to a better quality […]

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11
Mar 2022

The European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health stands in solidarity with Ukraine and calls for continuity of care and protection of the most vulnerable.

The European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health adds its voice to that of its partners in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. We are deeply saddened by the invasion of Ukraine and call to the parties involved in the war for an immediate cessation of all hostilities and a peaceful resolution. We are extremely concerned about […]

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11
Jan 2022

EACH welcomes the EU Roadmap on NCDs initiative

The European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health welcomes the ambitious initiative of the European Commission to support Member States in the fight against the high prevalence of non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, their causes and consequences, and to address health determinants more generally.

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11
Jan 2022

Joint Statement on Cancer CVD Comorbidities endorsed by EACH

Cancer and cardiovascular disease are closely linked. Cardiovascular disease is the most frequent side effect of cancer treatment, due to cardiotoxicity, which refers to toxic effects of cancer treatme

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21
Oct 2021

EACH welcomes the EU Commission EU4Health programme

The European Cardiovascular Health Alliance, which brings together the leading health organisations with an interest to promote policy action and investment  to improve the cardiovascular health of European citizens, strongly welcomes the EU Commission’s EU4Health programme.

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06
Oct 2021

EACH endorses the Technical Meeting on Familiar Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Paediatric Screening, accompanying event of the Slovenian EU Presidency.

This technical meeting aims to share experiences and explore possible future strategies to improve collaboration and equity in the provision of newborn and FH paediatric screening within the EU. Participants include policy makers at EU and national level, patient organizations, representatives of the main professional associations, regulatory authorities and HTA agencies.

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27
Sep 2021

Official launch

On 27 September, the European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health was officially launched during a high-level policy debate attended by representatives of European Commission, Member States and European Parliament. The event discussed policy actions to improve cardiovascular care for citizens across the EU.

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