The main vision of Region Västra Götaland is the good life, which has its base in economic, social and environmental sustainability (Public health policy).
Region Västra Götaland two biggest responsibilities are health and medical care and regional development. The public health work focuses on achieving a good and equal health for the entire population. The main steering documents except Vision Västra Götaland is the Public Health Policy with its six challenges and our action plan for health equity.
Region Västra Götaland is a political organization and within the area of public health the formal responsibility is divided between the Public Health Committee (policy mandate) and the Health and Medical Care Committees (client mandate).