Monaco

Monaco is located next to France and the Mediterranean Sea. According to WHO estimates in 2003, the average female life expectancy is 85 years in Monaco while the average male life expectancy is 78 years. As the length of life increases, older people can respond with lifestyle changes that can increase healthy years of life. Correspondingly, health care systems need to shift towards more geriatric care, the prevention and management of chronic diseases and more formal long-term care.

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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 of Health and Social Affairs
Place de la Visitation
MC-98000
Tel.: +377 98 98 19 19
Fax: +377 98 98 19 99
http://www.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/Ministry-of-Health-and-Social-Affairs

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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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