Research and development


01 DECEMBER 2015


The national statistical data related to Estonian health and medicine are collected, processed and distributed both nationally and internationally by six medical registries and databases:

Additional sources of data for health statistics are health care providers' reports, collected by our health statistics department; surveys comprising the whole state also provide statistical information.

Collection of reliable and comparable data is necessary for monitoring and analyzing of population's state of health as well as on-going trends, also for conducting of scientific research.

Thereby, collected data are needed for making evidence-based decisions: for planning of preventive work and development of national health policy.