Cyprus

The Ministry of Health of Cyprus is responsible for the organization of the health care system and the provision of state-financed health care services. The Council of Ministers has overall responsibility for the state’s role in the social protection and health care system. Overall, chronic diseases dominate communicable diseases. At the 2013 World Health Assembly, sustainable reform of the health system was the main focus of a bilateral meeting between WHO/Europe and the Ministry.

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Member States to reflect on 10 years of progress in public health and set health priorities for Europe at RC69

On 16–19 September 2019, health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region, along with partner organizations and civil society, will gather for the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC69).

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
1 Prodromou & Chilonos Street 17
Nicosia 1448
Tel.: +357 22 605300, +357 22 605 304
Fax: +357 22 434 189
http://www.moh.gov.cy

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Total health expenditure as % of gross domestic product (GDP), WHO estimates (as of 2011)


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Small countries initiative

WHO established the small countries initiative so that countries in the WHO European Region with a population of less than 1 million people can share their knowledge on implementing Health 2020

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