Sharing national data and reporting

Many European countries routinely publish reports based on data from their perinatal health information systems. They include recent data on maternal and child health outcomes as well as useful commentary about trends over time and risk factors for poor health.

The most recent reports are highlighted below; older reports are available in the archives. Click on titles to access the documents.

Belgium
Perinatal activity in Flanders 2013
Perinatale activiteiten in Vlaanderen 2013
Cyprus
Cyprus public maternity units: Perinatal Health Indicators for years 2007-2012
Health Monitoring Unit. Republic of Cyprus, Ministry of Health
Estonia
Statistical data from 1992-2014 in the Estonian Medical Birth Registry and the Estonian Abortion Registry available here
Tervise Arengu Instituut, National Institute for Health and Development
Finland
Perinatal health reports on births and newborns, assisted fertility treatments, induced abortions and sterilizations and congenital malformations in Finland are available from the National Institute for Health and Welfare.
A report on perinatal statistics in the Nordic countries is also available.
France
The French National Perinatal Surveys monitor the main indicators of health, medical practice and risk factors during the perinatal period.The last two surveys were conducted in 2003 and 2010.
Report of the National Expert Committee on Maternal Mortality (CNEMM), France, 2007-2009.
Germany
German Hospital Quality Report 2013: Obstetrics, Neonatalogy, and Gynecological Surgery p130-146
Institute for Applied Quality Improvement and Research in Health Care, AQUA Institute
Ireland
Perinatal Statistics Report 2013
Health Service Executive, Healthcare Pricing Office
Italy
Report of Birth Certificates 2011
Ministry of Health
Luxembourg
Surveillance de la santé périnatale au Luxembourg: évolution de 2001 à 2011
Ministère de la santé et CRP-Santé, Centre de Recherche Public
Scotland
Scottish Perinatal and Infant Mortality and Morbidity Report 2012
Information Services Division and the Reproductive Health Programme of Healthcare Improvement Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland with collaboration from the NRS, National Records of Scotland
Spain
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Perinatal health indicators in Catalonia in 2013 full report and executive summary
Switzerland
Reproductive statistics and newborn health data available here
Swiss Federal Statistical Office

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