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The Health Systems Pyramid

In practice, a Health Systems Pyramid can invert, working contrary to its intended purpose and burdening the system it was designed to support. How?

In this video we began a discussion about the structure, function and use of the health system at different levels within a country, something we will delve into in detail in week three of this course. Take a moment to think about how you think your own health system’s structure is meant to work (is it like the pyramid described in the video?), before moving to the next step where we’ll discuss what actually happens.

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