WHO booklet gives an overview of health and healthcare in the
10 new member states of the European Union
The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe
has recently published a booklet entitled 10 Health Questions about the 10,
which gives an overview of trends in population health and healthcare systems
in the 10 new member states of the European Union (EU). The new member states
are Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia,
Hungary, Malta and Cyprus.
The booklet also briefly outlines some changes that have been made to healthcare
systems in the run-up to joining the EU and what potential there is for
improvement as a result of EU membership.
10 health questions about the 10 can be downloaded in PDF
format from the WHO Regional Office for Europe website, and hard copies
can be requested by email, phone or post, see http://www.who.dk/eprise/main/who/mediacentre/pr/2004/20040514_1
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.