YOUNG50 #Stay Healthy - Cardiovascular Risk Prevention

World Health Day 2021: “Use Heart to Connect”

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the uptake of digital health, creating an opportunity to strengthen the response to Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD).In particular, the potential of remote health management has been highlighted when face-to-face medical consultations have not been possible in many settings.As the article “World Heart Day 2021: COVID-19, digital…

The YOUNG50 presenting video is out: check it out!

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality in the European Union, causing more than 1.8 million deaths per year, as well as a great loss of potential years of life. Prevention plays a key role in reducing mortality linked to cardiovascular diseases. The risk factors that most expose people…

The YOUNG50 project on the Best Practice Portal of the European Commission

The European YOUNG50 project has been included in the Best Practice Portal of the DG for Health and food Safety, under the section “practices being transferred”.The Best Practice Portal is designed to help to find reliable and practical information on implemented practices recognized as the best in the area of…

Cardiovascular diseases as one of the major NCD burden: WHO/Europe forms NCD Advisory Council to inspire and reform prevention and management of NCDs

In response to the growing evidence that the combination of COVID-19 and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) leads to more serious disease outcomes, including death, the WHO Regional Director for Europe has introduced an initiative to dramatically accelerate the response to NCDs and their risk factors across the WHO European Region. The…

Online the third newsletter of the YOUNG50 Project

The European YOUNG50 – #Stay Healthy – Cardiovascular Risk Prevention project has published its third newsletter!The newsletter includes a presentation of publications, Blueprints and Position papers published in the last few months by the European Society of Cardiology and the European Heart Network, and offers an overview of health promotion…

It’s time to launch the YOUNG50 Prevention Pilot Program in Romania

The Romanian partner NGO Aer Pur Romania, with the support of Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Cluj-NApoca, and Public Health Directorate of Cluj county, is about to launch the YOUNG50 Cardiovascular Screening Program in Cluj-NApoca. The program consists of screening visits, evaluation by health professional, counselling and…
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