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Eurohealth

Research. Debate. Policy. News.

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

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

Editorial Team    

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

Objectives            

The aim of Eurohealth  is to bridge the gap between the scientific community and the policy-making community. It provides 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
  • 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 also draws upon 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 24 Number 2

Observatory 20th Anniversary Special Issue

This special edition of Eurohealth marks the 20th anniversary of the  European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. Written by the staff of the Observatory, it offers a range of reflections arising from our experience in assessing health systems, working with policy makers and, ultimately, with striving to address the very complex interface between evidence and policy practice. Contents includes:Eurohealth Observer - 20 years of evidence into practice, Wishes and tweets from colleagues and friends, Selected highlights from the first 20 years; Eurohealth International - The role of the health system in the 21st century, Evolution of health system performance assessment, EU integration and health policy at the cross-roads; Eurohealth Systems and Policies - 20 years of health system reforms in Europe, Reflecting on the successes and failures of public health policy,  Universal Health Coverage and the role of evidence-based approaches, Developments in Europe’s health workforce, and Eurohealth Monitor - HSPM country news, My favourite OBS book or activity.

Back issues of Eurohealth (Volumes 5 - 24) can be found in our archive           

Volume 21-24

Volume 24

Volume 23

Volume 22            

  • Special Gastein Issue on Demographics and Diversity in Europe
    Volume 22 Number 3              

  • Special issue on priorities for health systems strengthening in the WHO European Region
    Volume 22 Number 2              

  • The changing role of nursing
    Volume 22 Number 1              

Volume 21            

  • Providing emergency medical care
    Volume 21 Number 4              

  • Securing health in Europe: balancing priorities, sharing responsibilities
    Volume 21 Number 3              

  • Health system developments in former Soviet countries
    Volume 21 Number 2              

  • Reducing inequalities in health and health care
    Volume 21 Number 1

Volume 17 - 20

Volume 20            

Volume 19            

Volume 18            

Volume 17            

Volume 13 - 16

Volume 16            

Volume 15            

Volume 14            

Volume 13 

Volume 9 - 12

Volume 12            

Volume 11             

Volume 10            

 Volume 9            

Volume 5 - 8

Volume 8            

Volume 7            

Volume 6            

Volume 5            

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