Health Care and Environmental Protection

ARTICLE 49. The health care and environmental protection are public services by the State. It guarantees everyone the access to promotion, protection and recovery of health. The State organize, direct and regulate the provision of health services to residents and environmental sanitation in accordance with the principles of efficiency, universality and solidarity. Also, establish policies for the provision of health services by private entities, and exercise supervision and control.

Also, establishing the powers of the nation, territorial entities and individuals, and determine the contributions to his office on the terms and conditions outlined in the law. Health services are organized in a decentralized manner, by level of care and community participation. The law shall specify the terms under which basic health care for all residents is free and compulsory. Everyone has a duty to seek comprehensive care of your health and your community. ARTICLE 50. Any child under one year is not covered by any protection or social security, shall be entitled to free care in all health institutions receiving state contributions.

The law will regulate the matter. ARTICLE 51. All Colombians are entitled to decent housing. The State will set the conditions for realizing this right and will promote social interest housing, appropriate systems of long-term funding and associative forms of implementation of these housing programs. ARTICLE 52. The practice of sport, its manifestations recreational, competitive and have the function of native integral formation of individuals, preserve and develop better health in humans. Sport and recreation are part of education and social spending up.