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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
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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
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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.

The European health report 2012 The European health report 2012

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Date added: 03/18/2013
Date modified: 06/27/2013
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Author: WHO Regional Office for Europe

While the overall level of health across the WHO European Region has clearly improved, European health statistics show inequities within and between countries, according to the European health report 2012. The report is WHO/Europe’s flagship publication, issued every three years.

The report covers the Region’s 53 countries and nearly 900 million people, revealing that people are living longer and healthier lives. Life expectancy is rising across the Region, increasing by 5 years since 1980 to reach 76 years in 2010.

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
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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.

WHO Director-General addresses health promotion conference WHO Director-General addresses health promotion conference

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Date added: 06/26/2013
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Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, addressed health promotion conference at the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Helsinki, Finland on the 10th June 2013.

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