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    What strategies to address communication barriers for refugees and migrants in health care settings have been implemented and evaluated across the WHO European Region? Themed issues on migration and health, IX

    The provision of effective health care to linguistically and culturally diverse migrant populations has been identified as a crucial public health issue. This scoping review examines strategies that have been implemented and evaluated to address communication barriers experienced by refugees and migrants...

    What quantitative and qualitative methods have been developed to measure the implementation of a life-course approach in public health policies at the national level?

    A life-course approach to health and well-being has become a pillar in health policy-making; for example, Member States of the WHO European Region in the 2015 Minsk Declaration resolved to make greater use of a life-course approach in health policies. However, strategies for implementation of a life-cour...

    What is the evidence on the methods, frameworks and indicators used to evaluate health literacy policies, programmes and interventions at the regional, national and organizational levels?

    The Health Evidence Network (HEN) is an information service for public health decision-makers in the WHO European Region, in action since 2003 and initiated and coordinated by the WHO Regional Office for Europe under the umbrella of the European Health Information Initiative (a multipartner network coord...

    How can knowledge brokering be advanced in a country's health system?

    There is a general lack of attention given to ‘what to do next’ to advance knowledge brokering in many European countries’ health systems. Four sets of interrelated issues can contribute to this problem within any given country’s health system....

    Assessing future health workforce needs

    The choice of a strategy to assess the future health workforce (HW) is value-based and depends on what health outcomes and service objectives policy-makers have set.Various models, approaches and toolkits have been proposed and tried over the years by international agencies, as well as by individual coun...

    Matching form to function: designing organizational models to support knowledge brokering in European health systems

    Most existing organizational models for knowledge brokering comprise a set of design features that reflect an evolving effort, typically by researchers and research organizations, to balance a variety of competing objectives such as independence and relevance. These design features are rarely selected to...

    Policy brief 16: how can knowledge brokering be better supported across European health systems?

    While there is a considerable body of health systems information being generated, it is often not being used as a key input in the policy-making process. The BRIDGE systematic review highlights several examples of health systems information: not being used at all, being only partially used, being used to...

    Learning from one another: enriching interactive knowledge-sharing mechanisms to support knowledge brokering in European health systems

    Policy-makers, stakeholders and knowledge brokers (including researchers) all have a great deal they can learn from one another. Policy-makers need access to good-quality health systems information that they can apply to a local issue. Stakeholders may seek to influence health policy as well as make deci...

    Policy brief: How can the settings used to provide care to older people be balanced?

    The optimal balance between institutional, home-based and community care for older adults requires an effective mix of organizational, funding and delivery mechanisms for target populations. This spans health and social care, and the coordination of care must respect older people’s care preferences and...

    Policy summary 10: addressing needs in the public health workforce in Europe

    Health systems in Europe face a number of increasingly complex challenges. Globalization, evolving health threats, an ageing society, fi nancial constraints on government spending, and social and health inequalities are some of the most pressing. Such challenges require not only different funding and org...