Directorate General of Health


The Directorate-General for Health, based in Lisbon, Portugal, aims to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of its citizens, ensuring that everyone reaches their full potential, through quality, safety and the reduction of health inequities. Its values are: equity and universality in access to health care, scientific and ethical decisions in health care, professionalism, flexibility and collaboration and the proactive and open accountability of its activities.