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Health Care Systems

  • By: Steve Thomas
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The scope of health systems, as outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO), includes all actors, institutions, and resources that undertake actions where the primary intent is to improve health. The advantage of the WHO approach is that it recognizes ...

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