ACN started in 1993 and is headquartered in Concord, North Carolina but also has international offices located in Canada, The Netherlands, Australia, Sweden and Poland. Private (voluntary) health insurance: In addition to statutory coverage, most of the population (84%) purchases a mixture of complementary voluntary insurance covering benefits such as dental care, alternative medicine, physiotherapy, eyeglasses and lenses, contraceptives, and the full cost of copayments for medicines (excess costs above the limit for equivalent drugs—an incentive for using generics).
International law organization participation : This entry includes information on a country's acceptance of jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and of the International Criminal klanten zeggen Court (ICCt); 59 countries have accepted ICJ jurisdiction with reservations and 11 have accepted ICJ jurisdiction without reservations; 122 countries have accepted ICCt jurisdiction.
It describes the activities of all stakeholders (national and local government, private companies including the financial sector, CSOs, knowledge institutions and youth organisations), illustrating the collective nature of SDG implementation in the Netherlands.
The former Dutch Minister of Health characterized the report as a solid empirical foundation for the policy of the Ministry of Health” 17 Like other HSPA-reports, the DHCPR is fulfilling several functions in the rational model of policymaking: agenda-setting (problem recognition), policy formulation (proposal of solutions), decision-making (choice of solution), policy implementation (putting solution into practice), and policy evaluation (monitoring the results) 18 The DHCPR can ‘rationally' be placed between evaluation (accountability) and agenda-setting (for strategic decision-making).
Geographic coordinates : This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the centroid or center point of a country expressed in degrees and minutes; it is based on the locations provided in the Geographic Names Server (GNS), maintained by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on behalf of the US Board on Geographic Names.
Social inclusion: in 2015, more Dutch people were living below the national poverty line than in 2006 (SDG 1). Although the Netherlands ranks high (4th) on the EU Gender Equality Index, it still faces persistent high levels of gender inequality in various domains (SDG 5). Moreover, several groups in the Netherlands experience perceived discrimination (SDG 10).
The survey Toward Higher-Performance Health Systems revealed that the Dutch public stood out for its positive views. While Dutch residents are automatically insured by the government for Wlz, everyone has to take out their own basic healthcare insurance (basisverzekering), except those under 18 who are automatically covered under their parents' premium.