Impact helps to illustrate how far a country has progressed toward overarching health system goals of universal health coverage, healthier populations, resilience and health security, responsiveness, and equity—all of which begin with a strong foundation of primary health care.
Universal Health Coverage
All people have access to the quality health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardship.Learn More
A health system is accountable to its users and their needs, centering and catering to the patient experience while encouraging dynamic feedback loops between people and the system.Learn More
"The absence of systematic or potentially remediable differences in health status, access to health care and health-enhancing environments, and treatment in one or more aspects of health across populations or population groups defined socially, economically, demographically or geographically within and across countries." (WHO Operational Framework)Learn More
"Resilience is the ability of a PHC system to resist, absorb, accommodate to and recover from the effects of a hazard in a timely and efficient manner, including through the preservation and restoration of its essential basic structures and functions" (WHO OF).Learn More
Health status measures a population's health and well-being.Learn More