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WHO Regional Office for Europe

  • Health system performance: quality, costs, accessibility, equity and refor
    Supports the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region in developing and sustaining national health policies, health systems and public health programmes; identifying, preventing and overcoming potential threats to health; anticipating future challenges and advocating for public health.

European Commission (EC)

  • DG Health and Food Safety
    Analyses, with partners such as the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, how European Union health systems can best respond to the challenges of population ageing, rising public expectations, migration and movement by patients and health professionals to other European Union countries.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

  • Health
    Promotes policies to improve economic and social well-being and provides reports, including on health systems.
  • DISMEVAL (European Commission)
    To identify and validate evaluation methods and performance measures for disease management and to make recommendations to policy-makers, programme officials and researchers on best practices that are both scientifically sound and operationally feasible.
  • ECHO (European Commission)
    Project to combine the hospital databases of several European countries and make the data available as an online summary.
  • ECHOUTCOME (European Commission)
    Project to compare the health system organization of the 27 Member States and study the robustness of health outcomes currently measured by health technology assessment authorities in Europe.
  • EuroHOPE (European Commission)
    Four-year European research project to evaluate the performance of European health care systems in terms of outcomes, quality, use of resources and costs.
  • EuroREACH (European Commission)
    Web-based guide to national and international health information systems for health care researchers that allow comparisons at European level.
  • MUNROS (European Commission)
    Systematic evaluation of the impact of new professional roles on practice, outcomes and costs in various health care settings in the European Union and Associate Countries; describe in detail the nature, scope and contribution of the new roles; evaluate their impact on clinical practice and outcomes and determine their potential to improve the integration of care.
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