What is health policy? What is a health system? This module will explore health policy, its formulation, implementation, and its relation to the health system. The module will also describe various aspects of a health system, as well as explaining the roles of the government and the individual in influencing health and healthcare policy. Numerous case studies (local and international) will be studied in detail to increase participants’ appreciation of the topics such as basic health economics, policy evaluation and health system performance.