Research. Debate. Policy. News.

Eurohealth  is a quarterly publication that provides a forum for researchers, policy-makers and experts to express their views on health policy issues and so contribute to a constructive debate on health policy in Europe.

Editorial Team

David McDaid, Editor
Sherry Merkur, Editor
Anna Maresso, Editor
Willy Palm, Editorial Advisor
Elias Mossialos, Founding Editor


The aim of Eurohealth  is to bridge the gap between the scientific community and the policy-making community by providing an opportunity for the publication of evidence-based articles, debates, and discussions on contemporary health system and health policy issues.

Regular features

Each issue of Eurohealth includes the following sections: Eurohealth Observer  – reporting on widely applicable international and European health policy areas with a particular topic focus for each issue; Eurohealth International – contains articles on topics with relevance to countries beyond Europe’s borders; Eurohealth Systems and Policies - analysis of the latest reforms or topical issues on the country level from experts working in the field; and Eurohealth Monitor – draws attention to new publications and news.

Backed by experts throughout Europe

The Editorial Team is based at LSE Health, and works with an Editorial Board. Eurohealth  is also supported by an international Advisory Board, which is comprised of a distinguished list of academics and policy-makers from leading health policy research centres, national Ministries of Health and international organisations, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Parliament. Eurohealth  is also able to draw on the expertise of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, which brings together eminent academics and research centres from across Europe.

Current issue

The latest issue of Eurohealth is now available to download:
Eurohealth Volume 21 Number 3

Special Gastein Issue on Securing health in Europe 

Edited by Sherry Merkur, Anna Maresso and David McDaid, this issue’s Eurohealth addresses many topics covered in the 2015 European Health Forum Gastein on the topic Securing health in Europe: balancing priorities, sharing responsibilities. Health leaders from WHO, the EU, Austria, Luxembourg, and other important institutions present their views and ideas. The Observer section covers: Securing health in all policies, Affordability of new medicines, Securing the health workforce, and Innovative approaches for mental illness. The International Section contains articles on: The power of patients, The power of the International Health Regulations, Enhancing public health preparedness, and Strengthening primary care. The Systems and Policies section looks at: Financial stability (Czech Republic), Key reforms and challenges (Luxembourg), and Long-term care reform (The Netherlands).


Back issues of Eurohealth (Volumes 5 - 21) can be found in our archive.

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