[PDF] How can structured cooperation between countries address health workforce challenges related to highly specialized in health care?

European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
Publication date:
10 January 2017


This policy brief draws on the experience of different cross-border collaborations in highly specialized health care in order to address health workforce challenges that countries face. It identifies the factors that can enable or block structured cooperation and describes the institutional framework in place. It also examines the policy implications for supporting structured cooperation in the European Union. It was written to inform discussions under the Maltese presidency of the European Union in 2017.