Data and evidence

Timely, credible, reliable, and actionable data are key to ensure that political decisions are data driven and facilitate understanding, monitoring, and forecasting.

Read more about the Regional Office’s work on supporting Member States in strengthening their health information systems

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Balancing health and personal data protection: operational and policy considerations

Public health institutions are increasingly required to balance fundamental rights and data protection principles. To address this, WHO/Europe has released easy-to-implement steps to allow any organization in public health to increase its level of data protection compliance.

European health information gateway

The Gateway provides curated, reliable health data and information in user-friendly formats for comparison and extraction. This film explains the background to the Gateway and why health information is important.

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