Public Health Expertise focuses on monitoring the health status of the Luxembourgish population.
The “Public Health Expertise” (PHE) group is the first supplier of public health information in Luxembourg, enabling public authorities to make decisions based on scientific data and to communicate validated data to international institutions. In addition, PHE provides public health consultancies for national working groups and committees. PHE also supplies medico-economic support for national hospitals (Health services workload measurements; budget estimations…) for the National Health Fund (CNS).
First supplier of public health information in Luxembourg
PHE focuses on the monitoring and evaluating of the health status of the Luxembourgish population to identify major diseases, risk factors and their evolution over time via the implementation of public health registries (cancer, injuries and perinatal), and large-scale health surveys in the general population (EHES, EHIS and ORISCAV).
Public health registries
Public Health Consultancies
PHE acts as an expert for national working groups and committees such as National Cancer Plan, National Rare Diseases Plan, National Cancer Institute, “Commission des Normes (CNO)”, scientific and technical committee for the Colorectal Cancer Screening Program,…
Medico-economic support for hospitals (SASSS)
PHE provides medico-economic support for the National Health Fund (CNS) in analysing annually the workloads of all the services of all Luxemburgish hospitals. The analysis service, offered by the PHE, is entitled SASSS (Service d’Analyse des Systèmes et Services de Santé). It is a necessary step for the calculation of annual budgets allocated to hospitals in Luxembourg.