Tool for mapping governance for health and well-being: the organigraph method

Tool for mapping governance for health and well-being-1

Adam Tiliouine Monika Kosinska Peter Schröder-Bäck 2018 In 2015, at the 65th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, WHO European Member States adopted resolution EU/ RC65/16 “Promoting intersectoral action for health and well-being in the WHO European Region: health is a political choice”. This decision followed the adoption of the European policy framework Health 2020 […]

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Tobacco and inequities

Tobacco and inequities-1

Written by: Belinda Loring 2014 Overall population health indicators have improved across Europe over recent decades, yet that improvement has not been experienced equally everywhere, or by all. There are widespread inequities in health between and within societies, reflecting the different conditions in which people live. These health inequities offend against the human right to health and are unnecessary […]

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The Veneto model – a regional approach to tackling global and European health challenges

The Veneto model  a regional approach to tackling global and European health challenges-1

Edited by Anna Müller 2016 On 3–4 December 2015, the Veneto Region hosted the international conference on positioning the Veneto Region at the core of global and European health policies. It was a very important event with an outstandingly diverse and thought-provoking programme, thanks to the contributions of prestigious representatives of different national sectors and institutions and international agencies. I […]

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The Health Care Workforce in Europe

The health care workforce in Europe

Edited by Bernd Rechel Carl-Ardy Dubois Martin McKee 2006 Health care is changing. Ageing populations, new therapeutic possibilities and rising expectations have made the provision of health care much more complex than in the past. Many countries are responding to this challenge, introducing new ways of delivering health care. At the heart of these changes are the health professionals.

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The health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region: better health through a gender approach

The health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region-1

World Health Organization 2018 Men in the WHO European Region are living healthier and longer lives than before. The Region is setting an example through an impressive reduction of premature mortality from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and we are likely to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) target on reducing premature mortality from NCDs by one third […]

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The challenge of obesity in the WHO European Region and the strategies for response

The challenge of obesity in the WHO European Region and the strategies for response

Edited by: Francesco Branca, Haik Nikogosian and Tim Lobstein 2007 In response to the emerging challenge of the obesity epidemic, the WHO Regional Office for Europe organized the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Counteracting Obesity, which took place in Istanbul, Turkey on 15–17 November 2006. This book collects the papers that were written by a large group of experts […]

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