Luxembourg is a landlocked country bordered by Belgium, France and Germany. Luxembourg’s health care system is based on three fundamental principles: compulsory health insurance, free choice of provider for patients and compulsory provider compliance with the fixed set of fees for services. The standard contribution level is set by the Union of Sickness Funds.
Top storyGlobal health diplomacy course for small countries held in Cyprus
Specific issues addressed on the course include considering diplomacy challenges related to the resilience and vulnerability of the health workforce, and using global and regional policy documents to address national issues such as promoting healthy food.
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