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Sustainability refers to the ability of a system to meet present needs whilst ensuring that the system will continue to exist and fulfil its purpose in the future. It is a broad and heterogenous concept which covers financial considerations; aspects relating to the present and future availability of human resources, infrastructures and technologies; the ability to embrace innovation; good governance; and environmental issues.

In this report, the sustainability of the Belgian health system is assessed through four subdimensions:

A fifth subdimension, environmental sustainability, will be added at a future time.