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Acronym
EHES
Leading institute
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland - THL
Principal investigator
Hanna Tolonen
Is the Research network active
Yes
Topics
Socioeconomic and demographic factors
Self-reported health status
Individual characteristics and behaviours
Wellbeing
Non-communicable diseases
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Aim of the Research Network

European Health Examination Survey (EHES) was a collaboration between organizers of national health examination surveys (HES) in Europe. EHES supported capacity building in the EU Member States and aimed to ensure high quality and comparability of the surveys.

Start date: 25/08/2009
Participating Institutions
25 countries : Slovenia, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Estonia, Finland, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, United Kingdom, Sweden, Slovakia, Portugal, Poland, Lithuania, Ireland, Iceland, Austria, Cyprus and Belgium
Institution Country Website
Nacionalni Inštitut za Javno Zdravje (NIJZ) Slovenia Nacionalni Inštitut za Javno Zdravje (NIJZ) - National Institute of Public Heal…
HRVATSKI ZAVOD ZA JAVNO ZDRAVSTVO Croatia https://www.hzjz.hr/
USTAV ZDRAVOTNICKYCH INFORMACI A STATISTIKY CESKE  REPUBLIKY Czech Republic https://www.uzis.cz/index-en.php
Health Data Hub France The Health Data Hub
TERVISE ARENGU INSTITUUT Estonia https://www.tai.ee/en/instituut/tootajad
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland - THL Finland https://www.thl.fi
NATSIONALEN CENTAR PO OBSHTESTVENO ZDRAVE I ANALIZI Bulgaria https://ncpha.government.bg/en/
ROBERT KOCH-INSTITUT Germany https://www.rki.de/EN/Home/homepage_node.html
Istituto Superiore di Sanità-ISS Italy https://www.iss.it
SLIMIBU PROFILAKSES UN KONTROLES CENTRS Latvia https://www.spkc.gov.lv/lv
Directorate for Health Information and Research – Ministry for Health – Government of Malta Malta https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/dhir/Pages/Registries/births.aspx
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) Netherlands https://www.rivm.nl
FOLKEHELSEINSTITUTTET Norway https://www.fhi.no/en/
INSTITUTUL NATIONAL DE SANATATE PUBLICA Romania https://www.insp.gov.ro/
University College London United Kingdom https://www.ucl.ac.uk/
FOLKHALSOMYNDIGHETEN Sweden https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/
Regionálny úrad verejného zdravotníctva Slovakia https://www.vzbb.sk/index.php
Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge Portugal http://www.insa.pt/
Narodowy Instytut Kardiologii Poland https://www.ikard.pl/home.html
Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas Lithuania https://lsmuni.lt/en/
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Ireland https://www.rcsi.com/dublin
EMBÆTTI LANDLÆKNIS Iceland https://www.landlaeknir.is/english/
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health Austria https://www.oeph.at/
Cyprus Ministry of Health Cyprus https://www.moh.gov.cy/moh/moh.nsf/index_en/index_en?OpenDocument=
Sciensano Belgium https://www.sciensano.be/en/about-sciensano/sciensanos-organogram/eu-health-inf…
Organization of participation
several representatives from each country
Related projects, network nodes
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BridgeHealth
BridgeHealth
Data

Data 448

Data is owned and maintained by each national health examination survey. Data request should be made for each survey separately. Information about included surveys can be found at http://www.ehes.info/national/national_hes_status.htm

Type of data
Survey/interview data
Method for gathering data from partners
Data is not collected from partners
Data collection frequency
Data is not collected from partners.
Method for transferring data from partners
Not applicable
Data security for data transfer
Not applicable
Data security for data access
Not applicable
Training that could be offered

We could offer training related to health examination survey planning and standardized measurement protocols

Is the data collection relevant to Covid-19?
Yes
Description

Health examination surveys have a lot of information on health of the population which can be linked to COVID-19

Is the analysis relevant to Covid-19?
No
Is the capacity building relevant to Covid-19?
No
Is the interaction with policy makers / knowledge translation relevant to Covid-19?
No
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Updated on 26 May 2021