Austria

Public health in Austria is still strongly dominated by the medical profession. Physicians operate either in the clinical setting (in hospitals or private practice), are employed by one of the medical authorities operating at various levels of the health system, or work for health system stakeholders such as social insurance, universities or research institutions. Several work as school or occupational physicians.

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Member States to reflect on 10 years of progress in public health and set health priorities for Europe at RC69

On 16–19 September 2019, health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region, along with partner organizations and civil society, will gather for the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC69).

Ministry of health

Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection
Radetzkystraße 2
Vienna A-1030
Tel.: +43 1 71100 644500, +43 1 711 00-4300
Fax:
https://www.sozialministerium.at/

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Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2011)

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