4th Annual Meeting Report of Integrated Health Services Delivery Focal Points (2018)



Member States unanimously endorsed the approach and areas for action of the WHO European Framework for Action on Integrated Health Services Delivery at the 66th session of the Regional Committee for Europe in 2016. During the three-year period of its development, a forum of appointed technical representatives on integrated health services delivery from all WHO European Member States was established.

Meeting annually, together with nominated country delegates and invited guests, this network of focal points serves as a unique platform to share country initiatives, exchange lessons learned and uptake new evidence. This meeting report details the sessions and key discussion topics from the 4th annual meeting of Integrated Health Services Delivery Focal Points, 22–23 June 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event’s main themes included a focus on performance measurement for health services delivery and, taking a global perspective in partnership with WHO headquarters, a focus on hospital transformations for integrated health services delivery.