Dáil Éireann - Volume 630 - 31 January, 2007

Written Answers. - Cardiovascular Strategy.

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Health and Children the situation regarding achieving the targets outlined in the National Cardiovascular Strategy; if any of the targets have been met within the timeframe set; if so, if she will outline same; and if not, when these targets will be achieved. [2412/07]

  Mr. S. Power: Since the launch of ‘Building Healthier Hearts’ in 1999, my Department has published two reports, the most recent being ‘Ireland’s Changing Heart’, in March 2003. I understand that the Health Service Executive is currently conducting a review of the Strategy and it is expected that this will be completed by April.