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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Moldovan study visit to Estonia to learn the hospital sector reform

A high-level delegation from the Republic of Moldova representing members of Parliament, the Government, hospitals and the state medical university visited Estonia on 20–23 July 2015 to learn about the Estonian experience in strengthening the hospital sector.

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

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