Malta is situated by the Mediterranean Sea and is located south of Italy and north of Libya. In 2012, the Ministry of Health in Malta initiated development of a national health system strategy for 2013–2020 (NHSS) in order to meet the many challenges facing the health system in Malta. These challenges include an ageing population, growing burden of noncommunicable and chronic diseases and environmental changes.

Biennial Collaborative Agreement (BCA) 2020-2021

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World Mental Health Day 2020: Malta launches campaign – “Move for mental health: let’s invest!”

According to population-based studies across Europe, it is estimated that close to 120 000 people in Malta are living with a mental disorder. On 10 October each year, World Mental Health Day serves to encourage more public action around the world towards better mental health. This year, the Office of the Commissioner for Mental Health in Malta marked World Mental Health Day by launching a campaign entitled “Move for mental health: let’s invest”.

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WHO established the small countries initiative so that countries in the WHO European Region with a population of less than 1 million people can share their knowledge on implementing Health 2020

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