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eHealth and Cardiology

What is eHealth and why is it relevant to cardiology today? Watch videos and case studies and read the latest science on this hot topic

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European Policy

Key legislation, policy documents and activities for the improvement of cardiovascular health in the European Union

Key documents

Jul 2014 : Council Conclusions on Nutrition and Physical Activity
Oct 2013 : European Commission 'Reflection Process on Chronic Diseases: Final Report'
Sep 2011 : European Parliament Motion for a Resolution on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases
June 2011 : The Council of Ministers adopts Conclusions on innovation in the medical device sector
May 2011 : The Council adopts a Ministerial declaration on e-health in Chronic Diseases under the Hungarian Presidency of the EU
Dec 2010 : EU Health ministers adopt Conclusions on innovative approaches to chronic diseases in public health and healthcare systems
Feb 2010 : The Spanish Presidency of the EU dedicates a conference to Cardiovascular Diseases
July 2007 : European Parliament resolution on action to tackle cardiovascular disease
June 2004 : For the first time, Health Ministers of the EU adopt Council Conclusions on heart health

Key references

European Commission : Homepage

DG SANCO : Directorate General for Health and Consumers, Cardiovascular Diseases, Public Health: Funding opportunities
DG RTD : Directorate General for Research & Innovation, Cardiovascular Diseases, Horizon 2020
DG CONNECT : Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology,eHealth,European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

European Medicines Agency : EU Clinical trials register
European Parliament : Homepage
Council of the European Union : Homepage