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Title: Health 2020: a European policy framework supporting action across government and society for health and well-being
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for Europe
Place of publication: Copenhagen
Abstract: The 53 countries of the European Region approved a new value- and evidence-based health policy framework for the Region, Health 2020, at the session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in September 2012. Health 2020 focuses on improving health for all and reducing health inequalities, through improved leadership and governance for health. It focuses on today’s major health problems. It identifies four priority areas for policy action and is innovative in terms of responses across all levels and sectors of government and society, emphasizing developing assets and resilience within communities, empowerment and creating supportive environments. It details the strengthened roles of public health services and the health system. Health 2020 was approved in two forms: a European policy framework supporting action across government and society for health and well-being for politicians and those developing policy and the longer Health 2020 policy framework and strategy, which provides more operational detail. Implementing Health 2020 in countries is now the fundamental top-priority challenge for the Region.
Subject: Health Systems Plans
Health Systems Plans
Delivery of Health Care
Regional Health Planning
International Cooperation
Public Health
Europe
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/131300
ISBN: 978 92 890 0278 3
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