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Fighting cardiovascular disease – a blueprint for EU action

The European Heart Network (EHN) is a Brussels-based alliance of foundations and associations dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke and supporting patients throughout Europe. The burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is greater than that of any other disease and the leading cause of death in Europe and in the world. To address this burden, the European Heart Network and the European Society of Cardiology have developed a Blueprint for EU action: