6th REVES meeting, Montpellier (France)

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Calculation of health expectancies: harmonization, consensus achieved and future perspectives

Host: Jean-Marie Robine, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale

This meeting was an opportunity for first overview of the situation relating to standardization of procedures for data collection and health expectancy calculations. More than 30 papers have been presented during this meeting and can be found in the following book.

Three additional paper were presented, during the meeting:

  • Minaire P. Disease, illness and health: theorical models of the disablement process.
  • Wilkins R. Reflections on the state of health in Canada.
  • Myers G. Report of the sub-committee on research design for studies on health expectancy and the disability process.
Report of the meeting:
  • Brunelle Y, Robine JM, Romieu I. General report of the 6th meeting of the International Network on health expectancy. Montpellier, October 1992.

Last update : April 24 2008