TITLE

PART THREE: Health systems policies and reforms

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
European Health Report 2002;1/1/2002, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the third part of "The European Health Report" of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe about the health policies and reforms in the continent. To improve population health and ensure fairness in financial contributions to health are among the identified goals of health system under the health systems performance assessment (HSPA) frameworks of WHO and Member States. The four categories of health funding include health insurance funds.
ACCESSION #
24736147

 

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