YOUNG50 #Stay Healthy - Cardiovascular Risk Prevention

Published the EHN’ 2019 Annual Report

On 15 July 2020, the European Health Network has published the annual report with reference to the activities carried out in 2019. Considering the current world health crisis (almost 200,000 deaths from Covid-19), which has forced Europe to operate under a whole new set of conditions, the EHN decided to include,…

“Fighting cardiovascular disease – a blueprint for EU action”

On 25 June 2020, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Heart Network (EHN) launched “Fighting cardiovascular disease – a blueprint for EU action”, in a virtual meeting attended by the European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides and Members of the European Parliament.Substantial progress in the prevention and treatment…

World No Tobacco Day 2020: the WHO’ reports

The World Health Organisation – WHO is publishing three reports to inform countries on the current state of scientific knowledge, and regulatory and policy options available on novel tobacco products such as electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDS) and heated tobacco products (HTPs).The publication of these…

COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease: the European Heart Network’ position paper

As more data on Covid-19 patients become available, the disease appears particularly devastating for cardiovascular patients. In fact, preliminary data from several European countries demonstrate that a considerable number of people who die, or are hospitalized with, Covid-19 are patients with pre-existing cardiovascular diseases. Another, rather recent observation, once again…

The YOUNG50 project celebrates its first birthday by publishing the second newsletter!

The European project YOUNG50 – #Stay Healthy – Cardiovascular Risk Prevention, leaded by the Italian Local Health Authority 6 Euganea located in Padua and funded by the Third Health Programme, celebrated its first birthday by publishing the second newsletter. In line with the current COVID19 pandemic, the second YOUNG50 newsletter presents…

SWOT for local context analysis

Lithuania, Romania and Luxemburg regions are carrying out several activities in order to implement CARDIO 50 good practice in their health systems. As part of this implementation process, each region has analysed their current situation or system context through the SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).This analytical method is…

What’s going on within the YOUNG50 Project?

The last 2nd April 2020, due to the Covid-19 emergency in progress, took place the meeting among the YOUNG50 partners via videoconference replacing the PCC/PEC meeting that was scheduled to be held in Bilbao.In addition to the project partners (Az. ULSS6 Euganea, Centro Poliklin, KRONIKGUNE, ProMIS, AER PUR ROMANIA, MOHLUX,…

The Italian Society of Hypertension’ Statement

The Italian Society of Hypertension presented a reasoned statement to maintain ongoing antihypertensive treatments. Furthermore, it unveiled its own initiative to investigate the issue using an online questionnaire to collect relevant data in human disease.The recent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) due to Coronavirus 2 (CoV-2) infection pandemic and subsequent…
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