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 storyFifth high-level meeting of small countries: working together for better health and well-being for all
Held in Reykjavik, Iceland, on 26-27 June 2018, the meeting provided members of the Small Countries Initiative of the WHO European Region with a high-level forum for discussions on their health agendas and ways of progressing towards achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Small countries of the WHO European Region exchange ideas and experiences of equity, sustainable development
- Fifth high-level meeting of small countries: working together for better health and well-being for all
- Climate change increasingly affects small countries
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