Commentaries

In anticipation of the forthcoming high-level meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, entitled “Health Systems for Prosperity and Solidarity: leaving no one behind”, WHO/Europe approached some key commentators on public health for their own personal views on the conference’s themes – include, invest, innovate.

The high-level meeting “Health Systems for Prosperity and Solidarity: leaving no one behind” has a theme – include, invest, innovate. “Include” means improving coverage, access and financial protection for everyone, “invest” refers to making the case for investing in health systems, and, lastly, “innovate” is about harnessing innovations and systems to meet people’s needs.

In this context, what do you think are the biggest challenges for health systems over the next 20 or so years? And what are the greatest opportunities?