Malta

Malta is situated by the Mediterranean Sea and is located south of Italy and north of Libya. In 2012, the Ministry of Health in Malta initiated development of a national health system strategy for 2013–2020 (NHSS) in order to meet the many challenges facing the health system in Malta. These challenges include an ageing population, growing burden of noncommunicable and chronic diseases and environmental changes.

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New path for health and human rights opens in Andorra

On 3 July 2017, Andorra inaugurated a 30-kilometre walking trail that spans the length of the country. Every kilometre along the path is marked by a sign representing one of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with more information available through a downloadable app.

Ministry of health

Ministry for Health
Palazzo Castellania
Merchants Street
Valletta VLT 2000
Tel.: +356 22992435
Fax:
http://www.health.gov.mt

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


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Small countries initiative

WHO established the small countries initiative so that countries in the WHO European Region with a population of less than 1 million people can share their knowledge on implementing Health 2020

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