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 storyMember 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).
- Member States to reflect on 10 years of progress in public health and set health priorities for Europe at RC69
- Small countries of the WHO European Region exchange ideas and experiences of equity, sustainable development
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