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Descriptor in English: Health Systems
Descriptor in Spanish: Sistemas de Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sistemas de Saúde
Descriptor in French: Systèmes de Santé
Entry term(s): Health System
Tree number(s): SP1.001.012
Scope note: Network of services with the aim to provide the population an optimum level of health, to protect the risk of illness, to meet the individual needs of health and to distribute health services equitably. Its functions include the provision of health services, financing, resource generation, supervision and regulation.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 20208
Descriptor UI: DDCS020208
Health Systems - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057887
Scope note Network of services with the aim to provide the population an optimum level of health, to protect the risk of illness, to meet the individual needs of health and to distribute health services equitably. Its functions include the provision of health services, financing, resource generation, supervision and regulation.
Preferred term Health Systems
Entry term(s) Health System



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