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Collaboration with WHO

 

Name (ACRONYM)

Web page

 

World Health Organization (WHO)

http://data.euro.who.int/hfamdb/, http://data.euro.who.int/hmdb/index.php , http://www.euro.who.int/en/what-we-do/data-and-evidence/databases/european-health-for-all-database-hfa-db2

Aim:

 

 

CDPC of Latvia role is to provide World Health Organization with actual data:

a) Mortality and Population data - to provide detailed mortality and population data to researchers, students, journalists, policy analysts, and others interested in the history of human longevity.

b) European Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB) - contains hospital discharge data by detailed diagnosis, age and sex, which were submitted by European countries to the WHO Regional Office for Europe. HMDB is a tool for the analysis and international comparison of morbidity and hospital activity patterns in countries.

c) European Health for All database (HFA-DB) - provides a selection of core health statistics covering basic demographics, health status, health determinants and risk factors, and health-care resources, utilization and expenditure in the 53 countries in the WHO European Region. It allows queries for country, intercountry and regional analyses, and displays the results in tables, graphs or maps, which can be exported for further use.

Partners:

Leading partner: World Health Organization

The role of Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia (CDPC)

 

CDPC of Latvia provides World Health Organization with actual data:

a) Mortality and Population data

b) European Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB)

c) European Health for All Database (HFA-DB)

Provides support writing publications:

a) „Health in the Baltic Countries”

b) „Nordic/ Baltic Health Statistics”

Country coordinator:

Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia contact person: Jānis Misiņš, janis.misins@spkc.gov.lv

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