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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New report from WHO on health spending calls on governments not to repeat past mistakes when rebuilding from COVID-19

A new report from the WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Financing has highlighted the need for governments to maintain a higher level of public spending on health for the wider benefit of society despite expected budgetary pressures following the pandemic.


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Through personal testimonies, this short film illuminates the risks for mental wellbeing that healthcare workers face in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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