Doctor assessing refugees in Poland sees deep trauma

Humanitarian groups and the Polish government are so far keeping up with the waves of Ukrainian refugees fleeing Russia's invasion, according to Morgan Broccoli, a Harvard physician in Poland, but aid has yet to reach areas ...

Revealing the global environmental impacts of healthcare

An Australian-led, multiregional study has found that the healthcare sector causes up to 5 percent of total global environmental damage, placing it alongside other major global contributors to climate change.

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Health care system

Health care systems are designed to meet the health care needs of target populations. There are a wide variety of health care systems around the world. In some countries, the health care system has evolved and has not been planned, whereas in others a concerted effort has been made by governments, trade unions, charities, religious, or other co-ordinated bodies to deliver planned health care services targeted to the populations they serve. However, health care planning has often been evolutionary rather than revolutionary.

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