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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Greek Government hosts broad policy dialogue on public health reform

The Ministry of Health of Greece, together with WHO/Europe, organized a policy dialogue on public health reform that took place in Athens on 28–29 March 2017 under the Strengthening Capacity for Universal Coverage (SCUC) initiative.


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