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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Empowering clinical and public health leaders to strengthen small countries’ health systems

As part of WHO’s ongoing support to small countries in building their health systems, a capacity-building event entitled “Strengthening governance in small-state health systems: the role of clinical and public health leaders” was organized in Valletta, Malta, on 10 May 2019 in collaboration with the Ministry for Health of Malta

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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Message of support from the President of Malta: Roads with stories

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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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