Measurement and targets. Final report of the Task Group on Measurement and Targets (2016)



The report has the following structure:

  • In the second section, we describe the potential indicators of health status, risk factors and socioeconomic factors that can serve for monitoring of socioeconomic inequalities between and within countries.
  • In the third section, we review the sources and availability of data in the WHO European Region. 
  • In the fourth section, we discuss the uses of existing data, including analysis and reporting and barriers to using them.
  • In the fifth section, we make recommendations as to new data collection that would enhance considerably the monitoring capacity in the European Region.

Finally, we review the recommendations of specific task groups and discuss the linkage with other task-setting efforts underway in the WHO European Region.