The European Heart Health Charter welcomes a new signatory

The Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU) representing the community pharmacists is officially joining the group of organisations who fully support and promote the message of the European Heart Health Charter through their activities and network of members.
The official signature took place in the European Parliament on 9 December 2009.

Why should I care?

Cardiovascular disease accounts for almost half of all deaths in Europe.    learn more 


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"The key element has been that all these associations, federations, and societies interested in promoting cardiovascular health have been working together. Instead of pulling and pushing and claiming one disease deserves more attention than another, everyone has recognised that that CVD is really the essential element in all these diseases - in acute infarction, in heart failure, in diabetes, and stroke, and hypertension."

  • Doctor William Wijns
    Chair of the ESC Committee for European Union Relations, - Co-Director of Cardiovascular Centre, Aalst, Belgium