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Governance for health in the 21st century Governance for health in the 21st century

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Date added: 09/20/2012
Date modified: 06/27/2013
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Authors: Ilona Kickbusch and David Gleicher (Global Health Europe, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)

The study on governance for health in the 21st century, commissioned by WHO - Europe Regional Office, describes the attempts of governments and other actors to steer communities, whole countries or even groups of countries in the pursuit of health as integral to well-being. This study tracks recent governance innovations to address the priority determinants of health and categorizes them into five strategic approaches to smart governance for health. It relates the emergence of joint action by the health sector and non-health sectors, by public and private actors and by citizens, all of whom have an increasing role to play in achieving seminal changes in 21st-century societies.

This study was commissioned to provide the evidence base for the new European health policy, Health 2020. Calling for a HiAP health-in-all-policies, whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach, Health 2020 uses governance as a “lense” through which to view all technical areas of health.

Health at a Glance: Europe 2012 Health at a Glance: Europe 2012

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Date added: 11/19/2012
Date modified: 06/27/2013
Filesize: 1.99 MB
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Authors: OECD

This second edition of Health at a Glance: Europe presents the most recent comparable data for selected indicators of health and health systems in 35 European countries – the 27 member states of the European Union, five candidate countries and three EFTA countries – up to 2010. The publication also provides detailed information on health expenditure and financing trends.

Health in All Policies: Seizing opportunities, implementing policies Health in All Policies: Seizing opportunities, implementing policies

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Date added: 05/27/2013
Date modified: 06/27/2013
Filesize: 2.22 MB
Downloads: 2005

Author: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

‘Health in All Policies (HiAP): Seizing opportunities, implementing policies’, published by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland, identifies practical opportunities and challenges for raising health on political agendas. It stresses the importance of seizing opportunities for negotiating and implementing feasible policy solutions.

Health in the post - 2015 Agenda Health in the post - 2015 Agenda

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Date added: 04/15/2013
Date modified: 06/27/2013
Filesize: 1.21 MB
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Author: Global Thematic Consultation on Health

The ‘Health in the Post-2015 Agenda’ from the Global Thematic Consultation on Health (led by WHO and UNICEF) states that the post-2015 health agenda should:

1) Include specific health-related targets as part of other development sector goals.

2) Take a holistic, life-course approach to people’s health with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.

3) Accelerate progress where MDG targets have not been achieved and set more ambitious targets for the period to come.

4) Address the growing burden of NCDs, mental illness, and other emerging health challenges.


This is the first time mental illness has been explicitly included in the Post-MDG agenda.

Health inequalities in the EU Health inequalities in the EU

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Date added: 01/14/2014
Date modified: 01/14/2014
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Final Report of a consortium (2013)

Consortium leader: Sir Michael Marmot

 

This report provides an outline of new evidence on health inequalities in the European
Union (EU) and the policy response at EU and national level to health inequalities since
2009.