Situation of child and adolescent health in Europe

Aixa Y. Alemán-Díaz, Sophia Backhaus, Obiora Chukwujama, Shadrach Dare, Friederike Fenski, Christoph Henking, Karolina Kaminska, Aigul Kuttumuratova, Carla Peters, Lisa Siebers, Martin W. Weber

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To promote child health in Europe, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe developed the child and adolescent health strategy (2015–2020), which was adopted by all Member States of the WHO European Region. The strategy’s implementation was monitored through country profiles compiling existing health data and a survey sent to all 53 European ministries of health. Responses from 48 countries are described graphically, quantitatively and qualitatively. This report helps to review achievements and address gaps in realizing the full potential for the health and well-being of children and adolescents.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCopenhagen
PublisherWorld Health Organization
Commissioning bodyWorld Health Organization
Number of pages231
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2018


  • adolescent
  • adolescent health services
  • adolescent health
  • child
  • child health
  • child health services
  • programme evaluation
  • health policy
  • Europe


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