health care

health care (uncountable)

  1. The prevention, treatment, and management of illness or the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions.
    I think free health care should also cover nearsightedness.
  • French: soins de santé
  • German: Gesundheitsfürsorge, Gesundheitswesen, medizinische Versorgung
  • Italian: sanità, assistenza sanitaria, servizio sanitario
  • Portuguese: assistência médica
  • Russian: здравоохране́ние
  • Spanish: asistencia sanitaria, atención médica

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