A Review on the Country Health System, Its Challenges and the Corrective Solutions

  •  Zahra Ebrahim    
  •  Amir Ashkan Nasiripour    


Health systems have played an important role in improving the lives and increasing life expectancy throughout the twentieth century. However, there are large gaps between potential power of of health systems and its current performance. There are many differences in the achievements of countries with similar resources and facilities and this indicate that many that reforminghealth this system to continue being responsive to the needs of the community is an absolute necessity. Nearly two decades, some efforts have been done to reform the health system and over the years many ups and downshas been seen.

However, reform of health system in Iran is not supported bypolitical sector sufficientely and in term of financial resources relies on financial and technical assistance of “WHO” and a small part of the second loan the World Bank. With regard to the implementation of the reform plan of health system, its role in reaching the goals of the Fifth Development Plan had been implemented since the beginning of 2015. The purpose of this report is to analyze the challenges facing overall health system in Iran and provide proposed solutions in the field.

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