Last update: NB 19 November 1996
Euro-REVES (REVES is a french acronym which means: Réseau sur l'espérance de vie en santé) is a European Concerted Action on Harmonization of Health Expectancy Calculations in Europe.
1) The development of guidelines for the construction and calculation of health expectancies with a view to European harmonization of concepts, data collection, and calculation methods.
2) To provide a European data base on health expectancies from the calculations made by members of the Concerted Action teams which may be put at the disposition of individuals and organizations involved in health research and development programmes.
3) To edit a reference document describing concepts, questionnaires and calculation methods which may be used as a basis for the further promotion of calculations by other countries both within and outside Europe.