Finansowanie zdrowia publicznego. Źródła funduszy a polska ustawa o zdrowiu publicznym

Stanisława Golinowska,

Marzena Tambor


The paper includes considerations on three issues related to the problem of the sources of funds for public health, which are presented in three different parts of the text. In the first part, an overview of the theoretical considerations of the sources of funds for public health activities is provided. In the second part, the authors attempt to identify the sources of funding for public health in Poland, based on the available statistical information. The third part includes the description of proposals and final solutions in the field of public health funding which have been included in the Polish Act on Public Health adopted in autumn 2015. The paper is completed with conclusions on the state responsibilities with regard to indicating the sources of funds for public health and their levels. Despite the diversity in solutions for financing of public health across different countries, they have some common characteristics which have been described in this paper.

Słowa kluczowe: zdrowie publiczne, prewencja zdrowotna, promocja zdrowia, finansowanie zdrowia publicznego, ustawa o zdrowiu publicznym


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