International Organisations

European Commission

European community health indicators

The European community health indicators project was carried out by the European Commission under the Health monitoring programme and the community public health programme 2003-2008. The result is a list of 88 indicators for the public health field arranged according to a conceptual view of health and health determinants.

United Nations (UN)

United Nations human development report 2013

The UN human development report takes the stance that environmental degradation intensifies inequality through adverse impacts on already disadvantaged people, and inequalities in human development amplify environmental degradation. It is through this lens that sustainability and equity are thought to be linked. Progress, trends, promising practices and recommendations are provided in this report.

United States

Health indicators warehouse

This website, developed by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, provides a user-friendly interactive database of health indicators searchable by topic, geography or initiative. These indicators reflect multiple dimensions of population health, health care and determinants of health available at the national, state and local level.

World Health Organization (WHO)

The European health report 2015. Targets and beyond – Reaching new frontiers in evidence. Highlights

This European health report gives policy-makers, politicians, public health specialists and journalists a snapshot of health in the WHO European Region and progress towards health and well-being for all and shows trends in and progress towards the goals of Health 2020, the European health policy.

World Health Statistics, 2014

This report contains WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States, and includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets. In 2014, it also includes highlight summaries on the topics of preventable maternal deaths, childhood obesity and civil registration coverage.

Organization of Economic Community Development (OECD)

Health at a Glance 2013: OECD Indicators

Health Indicators at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on key indicators of health and health systems across OECD countries. It represents collaboration between the OECD, World Health Organisation and Eurostat to provide comparable data on non-monetary health care statistics and to avoid duplication of work amongst the organizations. Three major trends have emerged and are discussed in the report namely, the remarkable gains in life expectancy, the changing nature of risk factors to health and the steady growth in health spending, which has exceeded GDP growth by a substantial amount.