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FH community welcomes new Czech Presidency of EU

Jul 1, 2022

The international FH community welcomes warmly the Czech Presidency of the European Union Let’s prevent the preventable together. Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), in simple terms means very high cholesterol, which runs in families. It is a common inherited condition that brings a greatly increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) early in life. In Europe approximately 2.5 […]

Heart Beat News – June 2022

Jun 30, 2022

In the June edition of FH Europe’s Heart Beat newsletter you’ll find the following: News of our Chief Executive joining a list of stakeholders to contribute to events and initiatives run by The European Medicines Agency. An update from Portugal that the Association of Portuguese Patients of Familial Hypercholesterolemia has published an article about FH […]

The European Commission adopts a new health strategy – Healthier Together

Jun 22, 2022

The European Commission today presented a new initiative to reduce non communicable diseases (NCDs) across the EU, Healthier Together.  NCDs represent 80% of the disease burden in the Member States. Complementing the already existing Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, the Commission is addressing the main NCDs in a newly ambitious and systematic approach. During the high-level […]

Heart Beat News – May 2022

May 31, 2022

In the May edition of FH Europe’s Heart Beat newsletter you’ll find the following: News that The Lithuanian Heart Association (LHA) is now a member of our growing network. The launch of our international survey on women and FH with Erasmus University Medical Center and the Dutch expertise centre FH. An update on FH Europe’s […]

Welcome to a new Network member from Lithuania

May 31, 2022

Welcome to FH Europe’s Network new member from Lithuania FH Europe welcomes a new member to its Network. The Lithuanian Heart Association (LHA) is already a second organization from the country, following Healthy Heart, an association of cardiovascular disease patients. “Our further goals are screening and improving diagnosis and treatment of FH patients in Lithuania, […]

Int. Day of Action for Women’s Health

May 28, 2022

May 28th has been commemorated by women ’s health advocates and their communities since 1987, when during the International Women’s Health Meeting in Costa Rica, Latin American and Caribbean Women’s Health Network (LACWHN) proposed to celebrate May 28 annually as the International Day of Action for Women’s Health Today, May 28th is a Day of […]

FH Europe is registered as a charity; Charity number 1170731, registered in England and Wales.

FH Europe is registered as a charity; Charity number 1170731, registered in England and Wales.

FH Europe is supported by an educational grant from Amgen Limited, Sanofi, Akcea Therapeutics Inc. and Amryt