The European Society of Cardiology is engaged in a constant dialogue with health stakeholders in Europe, including EU and national policymakers, European advocacy groups as well as other professional medical associations undertaking European Affairs activities.
More specifically, the ESC Advocacy Committee works to take forward the European agenda on:
The ESC has been collaborating with the EU on regulatory issues since 2008 and is a recognised authority on CVD regulatory issues by decision makers. The ESC's role is to ensure that appropriate regulation and legislation in place for safe, efficient and timely CVD interventions. Find out more about the ESC's role in the development of EU medical devices legislation.
The ESC has representatives working with the European Commission's Expert groups on e-Health to ensure the interests of cardiovascular healthcare professionals and their patients are represented:
The European Heart Health Charter was developed by the European Society of Cardiology and the European Heart Network, in collaboration with the European Commission and WHO Regional Office for Europe, to prevent cardiovascular disease in Europe. Find out more
Get an overview of all scientific documents and papers produced by the ESC to support its advocacy activity.
If you are interested in becoming involved with the ESC's advocacy programme, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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