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.

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Villa Louvigny
Allée Marconi
Luxembourg L-2120
Tel.: +352 2478 5501
Fax: +352 26200145

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Life expectancy at birth, in years (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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