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Document 41990X1231(03)

Conclusions of the Council and of the Ministers for Health, meeting within the Council of 3 December 1990 concerning cardio-vascular disease in the Community

OJ C 329, 31.12.1990, p. 19–19 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT)

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41990X1231(03)

Conclusions of the Council and of the Ministers for Health, meeting within the Council of 3 December 1990 concerning cardio-vascular disease in the Community

Official Journal C 329 , 31/12/1990 P. 0019 - 0019


CONCLUSIONS OF THE COUNCIL AND OF THE MINISTERS FOR HEALTH, MEETING WITHIN THE COUNCIL of 3 December 1990 concerning cardio-vascular disease in the Community (90/C 329/04)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES AND THE MINISTERS FOR HEALTH OF THE MEMBER STATES, MEETING WITHIN THE COUNCIL, 1. note that cardio-vascular disease is one of the main causes of death in all the Member States of the Community, particularly in the working population; 2.consider that a number of preventive measures have already been put in hand for cancer and that these measures have an effect in preventing cardio-vascular disease; 3.consider that further measures should be identified and implemented; 4.call upon the Commission to investigate the best way of facilitating exchange of information and cooperation on national measures, including in the field of research and means of diagnosis, obtaining to that end the assistance of experts and of representatives appointed by the Member States and to report to the Council on the outcome of that investigation. In carrying out this work the Commission should, in order to avoid duplication, take account of the work of other bodies in this area, particularly the WHO.

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