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Sept. 16, 2018 Global Publication

Health systems around the world – a comparison of existing health system rankings

Existing health systems all over the world are different due to the different combinations of components that can be considered for their establishment. The ranking of health systems has been a focal points for many years especially the issue of performance. In 2000 the World Health Organization (WHO) performed a ranking to compare the Performance of the health system of the member countries.
Since then other health system rankings have been performed and it became an issue of public discussion. A point of contention regarding these rankings is the methodology employed by each of them, since no gold standard exists. Therefore, this review focuses on evaluating the methodologies of each existing health system performance ranking to assess their reproducibility and transparency.

Oct. 23, 2018 Europe, Global Publication

Innovation of the governance of integrated care

Interest in integrated care is growing. This is reflected in the rising numbers of scientific publications, IJIC’s increased impact factor and the increasing number of participants at IFIC’s international conferences. It is stimulating to see that organizations like the World Health Organisation are developing conceptual frameworks that embrace integrated care. At the same time we know that integrated care does not become reality automatically; it takes a long timeframe. That can be conflicting with ambitions like ‘implementing good practices as fast as possible’ and with the pressure to deliver results in politically set tight time frames.

Oct. 29, 2018 Europe Publication

Twenty years observation of health systems and policies: what has the European observatory meant for public health?

Twenty years ago, as Europe was preparing itself for the new millennium with a mixture of enthusiasm and trepidation, the WHO Regional Director for Europe established a clearing house for health care reforms that would ultimately give birth to ‘The European Observatory on Health Care Systems’. Health systems in central and Eastern Europe were changing rapidly, with consequences for the health of the populations concerned. In Western Europe, some were exploring ways to exercise their rights to cross-border health care within the European Union and exploring new possibilities to protect health under the powers bestowed by the Maastricht Treaty. To read more...

Nov. 16, 2019 Europe Event

Global Vaccine Safety Summit

The Global Vaccine Safety Summit is a 2-day event, from 2 to 3 December 2019, organized by the World Health Organization and held at the WHO's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

In the year that marks the 20th anniversary of the WHO’s Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS), the Global Vaccine Safety Summit will be an opportunity to take stock of GACVS accomplishments and look towards priorities for the next decade.

At the Summit, WHO will present the Global Vaccine Safety Blueprint 2.0 strategy 2021-2030 to key stakeholders and collect their input for the final version, due for publication in the new year

Dec. 9, 2020 Global Event

Primary health care: transforming vision into action

Marking the two-year anniversary of the Declaration of Astana, this event, hosted by WHO, UNICEF and the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan, brings together national experiences from across the globe to launch the operational framework and discuss its relevance for strengthening PHC both in the COVID-19 pandemic context and as part of building better.

 

 Agenda:

11:00 – 12:00 Ministerial Plenary Session (streamed in the six UN languages)

  • Welcome & opening remarks - H.E. Alexey Tsoi, Minister of Healthcare of Kazakstan
  • WHO Remarks - Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO
  • UNICEF Remarks - Dr Henrietta Fore, Executive Director
  • Presentation of PHC Operational Framework - Dr Suraya Dalil, Director, Special Programme on PHC
  • Ministerial Panel – moderator: Dr Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe
  • Featuring Ministers of Health
  • Reflections on two years since the Declaration of Astana - Zsuzsanna Jakab, Deputy Director-General, WHO

 

Participants will be able to join one of five roundtable discussions focusing on ...

April 19, 2021 Global Toolkit

WHO COVID-19 Health Services Learning Hub

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing wide ranging disruption to the operation of health services around the world. A recent WHO global pulse survey revealed 90% of countries have reported disruption of services across the board – including outreach services, immunisations and emergency care amongst others.

The WHO COVID-19 Health Services Learning Hub (HLH) is a dynamic new knowledge platform that will use innovative approaches to collate, document and synthesise emerging areas of learning on the maintenance of essential health services to support countries during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, including the recovery and post- pandemic phase

The HLH supports implementation of WHO’s operational guidance on maintaining essential health services.

 

key Features

  • ACTION BRIEFS: Innovative examples of efforts to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on essential health services.
  • LEARNING BRIEFS: A synthesis of emerging themes to inform the global response.
  • LEARNING LABS: Dynamic communitites of practice that will focus on solving ...