Consultation on the development of patients' rights in Europe : report on a WHO meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden 18-19 August 1997
AbstractAn extensive and powerful movement for patients' rights and citizens' empowerment has emerged in the European Region. One of the fundamental challenges is to understand that citizens' participation in the planning and management of their own health care services is critical. The consultation established a network on patients' rights and citizens' empowerment lead by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, and decided that the network would meet yearly to debate developments in the field of patients' rights
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (1998). Consultation on the development of patients' rights in Europe : report on a WHO meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden 18-19 August 1997. Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/108073
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