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Public health priorities in Sweden

The Swedish National Institute of Public Health Country Resources General Health Policies Sweden 9 September 2011 Policy document 978-91-7257-858-6

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Sweden has one of the highest life expectancies in the world, something which is reflected in its national public health policy bill. The bill is one of the few in the world that is based on the determinants of health in the population across 11 objective domains, encompassing the entire lifespan with the goal of providing the collective possibility of long and continually healthy lives for its citizens.


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