7. Health and Well-Being
The two central institutions in the health care system are the Ministry of Health and the Health Insurance Fund. The Ministry of Health is responsible for health policymaking, organization of the health care system and the enforcement of health legislation, and the Health Insurance Fund is responsible for purchasing services from both public and private providers on behalf of users.
The Health Strategy of the Republic of North Macedonia 2021-2030 (Стратегија за здравство на Република Северна Македонија 2021-2030) is the overarching strategy for improvement of health status of the population, including mental health, and sets out the vision for improvement of the health and of the health care system, which will be responsive to the needs of the population.