The WHO Regional Office for Europe and RIVM have joined forces to improve the European health information situation and create a stronger and more sustainable information system. The European Health Information Initiative (EHII) aims to expand into a multi-partner network organisation. It is active in the field of health information, including health data, indicators, monitoring and reporting as well as evidence to inform health policy.

AndrĂ© van der Zande, Director-General of RIVM, and Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, signed a letter of intent on 30 October 2012, stating their commitment to work together on health information by setting up a new initiative under the Dutch partnership agreement.