How can I help as a politician?

There are many ways to facilitate awareness and support of the Heart Health Charter. Use the tabs on the left to learn specific steps you can take to do your part in this process. Your support is vital.

As a politician, you can help raise awareness of the social and economic consequences of cardiovascular disease and the necessity of addressing the issue at a national and European level. The Charter provides the necessary data, measurable targets composed by specialists, and a blueprint for successful prevention.

Support the Charter

For local, regional, national and European Charter Community initiatives, please click below:

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Educate others in your field

The Charter needs continued support if CVD is to be effectively addressed in Europe. A community is built by sharing; please inform others you know of this initiative.

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Other methods of support

Links to National Heart Foundations and National Cardiac Societies can be found via the website links below. Here you can find information of what the national organisations do in your country.

› Visit European Society of Cardiology

› Visit European Heart Network

SPREAD THE WORD.

Inform a colleague, political leader or friend about the Heart Health Charter.

BUILD THE CHARTER COMMUNITY.

have you already participated locally or want to find out how you can?

Testimonials

"We do see that atherosclerosis already starts in the early teenage years, at 13, 14, 15 years old. Not with lethal consequences, but it starts. So it’s very important that information and interventions are aimed at younger people too."

  • Ms. Tone Norekvål
    Chairperson, ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions