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Policy, Vision and Action Plan

The Public Health Institute of Iceland Country Resources General Health Policies, General Health Strategies and Plans Iceland 31 March 2007 Policy document health promotion, prevention, substance use

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The booklet begins with definitions of some concepts relating to public health, and a brief discussion of health in Iceland and determinants of health. The role of the Public Health Institute is explained, together with its policy and vision, and the development of a balancedscorecard system at the Public Health Institute. Finally, the objectives and approaches in public health work, based upon the balanced scorecard, will be summarised.


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