BRIDGE-Health project
BRidging Information and Data Generation for Evidence-based Health Policy
and Research

BRIDGE-Health (BRidging Information and Data Generation for Evidence-based Health Policy and Research) project aims to create European health information and data collection networks for comprehensive, integrated and sustainable health information supporting evidence-based health policy and research in the EU and Member States.

Health Systems and Policy Monitor (HSPM)

HSPM is an innovative platform that provides a detailed description of health systems and provides up to date information on reforms and changes that are particularly policy relevant.

European Health Policy Group (EHPG)

EHPG is an informal, collegial and multidisciplinary network aiming to stimulate international collaboration and learning through meetings in the spring and autumn of each year for comparative and multi-disciplinary analysis of structure of, and changes to, European systems of health care.

Wennberg International Collaborative

The Wennberg International Collaborative is a research network committed to improving healthcare by examining organizational and regional variation in health care resources, utilization, and outcomes.

Social Capital Global Network (SCGN)

The concept of Social capital has a fairly long and interdisciplinary history. A convenient definition can be found in the World Bank papers: “Social capital refers to the institutions, relationships, and norms that shape the quality and quantity of a society's social interactions.

Québec Health Data

This database allows for an overview of health in Quebec and its regions.
Quebec Health Data results from the collaboration between France (Institute for Research an Information in Health Economics) and Quebec (Ministry of Health and Social services (MSSS), National Public Health Institute of Quebec (INSPQ) and the Quebec Institute of Statistics (ISQ)). It is designed with the same principles used in the other Health Data Bases softwares which ensure regular data updating.


EUNAM - EU and North African Migrants: Health and Health Systems

The coordinates of human health are complex even in a single population but they are even more complex in migrants whose life situation is always influenced by the host country and the country of origin.

EuroREACH - Improved access to health care data through cross-country comparisons

EuroREACH is a three-year coordination action (2010-2013) that has five work packages divided in three main phases.

European Health Policy Research Network

Founded by Brian Abel-Smith, the European Health Policy Group (EHPG) aims at creating an international and multi-disciplinary (health policy analysis, economics, medicine, etc.) researcher forum allowing for regular meetings and discussions about changes in European healthcare systems.


International Network Health Policy and Reform

The International network health policy & reform, is a 20-country-project initiated and sponsored by the Bertelsmann Stiftung since 2002, associated with the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

EuroDRG: Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: towards Efficiency and Quality

The EuroDRG project is funded under the 7th EU Framework Programme. It will run from January 2009 until December 2011.The project coordination will be assured by Prof. Reinhard Busse, Technische Universität Berlin.

The INTERLINKS project: Health systems and long-term care for older persons in Europe: Modelling the INTERfaces and LINKS between prevention, rehabilitation, quality of services and informal care

The objective of this 3-year project (2008-2011) is therefore to construct and validate a general model to describe and analyse long-term care (LTC) systems for older people from a European perspective.

SHARE SURVEY - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a longitudinal study that explores the social, economic, and health experiences of people throughout Europe as they grow older.

OECD Health Data

Co-produced by Irdes and the OECD, OECD Health Data offers the most comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health systems across OECD countries.

The PHAMEU project: Primary Health Care Activity Monitor for Europe

PHAMEU (Primary Health Care Activity Monitor for Europe) is a research funded project by the European Community under the Public Health Action Programme (2003-2008). The project will run from 1 November 2007 until 1 November 2010. It is coordinated by Nivel (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research) and involves a network of institutes and organisations from 10 member states. 

Eurothine: Tackling health inequalities in Europe

The aim of this project is to facilitate mutual learning by collecting and analysing information from different European countries that will help policy-makers at the European and national level to develop rational strategies for tackling socioeconomic inequalities in health.

Health Benefits and Service costs in Europe (HealthBASKET)

HealthBASKET is a part of the Specific Targeted Research or innovation project in the European Commission's 6th Framework programme. The project was launched in April 2004 and finished in March 2007 with a closing conference in Berlin. The participating countries included Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.