Welcome to the Health In Europe podcast from the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. Our Region is broad and diverse. We work with fascinating and driven individuals and groups. This podcast is about hearing their stories and how it might impact your day-to-day life.
The fight to eradicate polio
The victories in the fight for the eradication of polio are hard-earned and it’s an ongoing battle to keep the virus from returning.
United Action For Better Health
Earlier this week, Member States endorsed the European Programme of Work at WHO/Europe’s 70th Regional Committee. Linking to the three key priorities of the Global Programme of Work – protecting more people from health emergencies, promoting health and...
Transforming health care with digital health
Digital health offers solutions that offer the potential to strengthen health systems, but it also raises a number of important questions. In this episode, we speak with Clayton Hamilton about the importance of technology to the future of healthcare in...
Realizing the potential of immunization
Immunization has played a crucial role in reducing mortality and the unnecessary suffering of people as a result of vaccine-preventable diseases across the European Region. Yet it retains great potential to help us build even healthier, more prosperous...
Establishing a mental health coalition
Mental health is an important part of personal health. It’s estimated that millions of people in the WHO European Region are living with mental health conditions. Tragically, 140,000 people lose their lives to suicide each year in our Region – a stark...
Tailoring Health with Behavioural and Cultural Insights
Behavioural and Cultural Insights draw on a range of fields to understand the different drivers and barriers to health. In this, the first of four episodes on flagship areas for WHO/Europe ahead of the 70th Regional Committee, we speak with Katrine...