EHES Reference Centre

The EHES Reference Centre (RC) is the coordinating centre for the European health examination surveys. The EHES RC is hosted by the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) from Finland.

The EHES RC activities are:

  • Coordinate the EHES network
  • Maintain and update the EHES Manual
  • Maintain and update the training programme
  • Provide professional support to the countries planning a national HES
  • Coordinate external quality control and prepare guidelines for and monitor of internal quality control
  • Rapid evaluation and documentation of the success of the standardization
  • Rapid reporting of the basic survey results