WHO HFA indicators for the new health policy in Europe : report on a WHO expert group meeting, The Hague, Netherlands 2-3 March 2000
AbstractAs agreed at the forty-ninth session of the Regional Committee in September 1999, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport of the Netherlands and WHO convened an expert group to review previous work on HFA indicators, together with related developments in other international organizations active in the health information area. The group comprised 23 experts from 16 countries and from the European Commission, OECD and WHO. The list of current and suggested new HFA operational indicators was reviewed and discussed according to broad indicator groups: health status (mortality, morbidity, disability, health of specific groups such as maternal/child health); determinants of health (lifestyles, environment, health care resources, health care utilization, quality of care, health expenditure); and demographic and socioeconomic indicators. A number of specific recommendations were made for each of these groups and are presented in detail in the report of the meeting. The meeting also noted positive developments in the exchange of strategic views and future plans among the organizations active in health
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (2000). WHO HFA indicators for the new health policy in Europe : report on a WHO expert group meeting, The Hague, Netherlands 2-3 March 2000. Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/108296
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