Health sector

Health sector:

The health sector consists of organized public and private health services (including health promotion, disease prevention, diagnostic, treatment and care services), the policies and activities of health departments and ministries, health related nongovernment organizations and community groups, and professional associations.

Reference: adapted from Glossary of Terms used in Health for All series N° 9. WHO, Geneva, 1984

Source: Health Promotion Glossary (1998), WHO/HPR/HEP/98.1