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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Member States adopt resolution to move towards a sustainable health workforce

Resolution EUR/RC67/R5 aims to accelerate efforts towards achieving a sustainable health workforce, to engage the relevant sectors and to ensure effective implementation of the framework for action; it was adopted by consensus.

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Lauren Marie Grech, midwifery student, Malta

Read more about Lauren Marie's experience, training to be a midwife