Objectives for health and medical care policy
Health and medical care
- People must be offered effective, good-quality health and medical care that is tailored to their needs. This care must be equitable, gender-equal and accessible.
Objectives for public health
- The overall objective for public health policy is to create the conditions for good and equitable health among the entire population, and to end avoidable health inequalities within a generation.
- The objective of alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco policy is a society free from narcotics and doping, with a reduction in medical and social harm caused by alcohol and a reduction in tobacco use.
- The objective of society’s measures as regards gambling addiction is to reduce the harmful effects of excessive gambling.
In the Budget Bill for 2020, the Government proposed a new fifth objective for public health policy:
Elderly people should:
- be offered equitable and gender-equal health and social care.