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The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making through comprehensive and rigorous analysis of the dynamics of health care systems in Europe.

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In pursuing its primary goal of improving the health and well-being of nearly 900 million people in a socially and economically diverse region, WHO/Europe, under the leadership of the Regional Director, has developed strategic directions for partnerships in health.

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WHO/Europe has helped to establish and works through many regional and global health networks. They play an important role in coordinating various actors and building expert knowledge on certain health issues.

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Jobs and internships

In line with its mission to provide global leadership in public health, WHO employs health specialists, medical doctors, scientists, epidemiologists and people with expertise in administration and finance, information systems, economics, health statistics as well as emergency preparedness and response.

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