Health systems

Health systems are responsible for delivering services that improve, maintain or restore the health of individuals and their communities. This includes the care provided by hospitals and family doctors, but also less visible tasks such as the prevention and control of communicable disease, health promotion, health workforce planning and improving the social, economic or environmental conditions in which people live.

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Keeping the promise of universal health coverage

On Universal Health Coverage Day – 12 December 2019 – countries are being called upon to keep their promise to make health for all a reality.

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Gilles Bonnefond has lived and worked as a pharmacist in Montélimar, France for more than 25 years.

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