WHO/Europe has supported health system development in Estonia since 1991. During the 1990s, it supported health care reform in close collaboration with national authorities and international partners such as the World Bank. WHO is one of the few international agencies with permanent representation in Estonia.

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WHO collaborating centre strengthens laboratory capabilities in national influenza centres

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at the Francis Crick Institute (London, United Kingdom) in collaboration with WHO/Europe organized practical training for virologists from 2 national influenza centres in 2015.

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WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Estonia
Gonsiori str. 29
Tallinn 10147
Tel.: +372 6269 350
Fax: +372 6269 353

Ministry of health

Ministry of Social Affairs
Gonsiori 29
Tallinn 15027
Tel.: +372 626 9103, +372 626 9107
Fax: +372 699 2209

Areas of work

The 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Estonia are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • control and prevention of communicable diseases
  • promotion of health throughout the life-course
  • health systems strengthening
  • strengthening of preparedness, surveillance and response
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Data and statistics


Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2009)

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