Health care systems by country
This article provides a brief overview of the health systems of the world, sorted by continent.
Health in Algeria, according to information from a March 6, 2006 United States report, does not comp...
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Oman
US ranked worst healthcare system, while the NHS is the best
An analysis of 11 wealthy nations, including Australia and Canada, has found that the US healthcare system is the worst, particularly for fair and easy access
Why Oman is the Middle East's best-kept secret
I am not sure I could have placed Oman on the map before I visited. When I learnt that its neighbours are Yemen and Saudi Arabia – not exactly known for being tourist friendly – the idea that Oman cou...
Oman
Next door to Dubai, Oman is a country steeped in history and traditional ways of life while remaining friendly to Western visitors. Its old capital of Nizwa ...
Health care system
A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health ...
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Health in Afghanistan
Health in Afghanistan is in need of improvement due to the country being in a state of civil war for the last three decades. According to the Human Development Index, Afghanistan is the 15th least dev...
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Health in Algeria
Healthcare in Algeria, according to information from a March 6, 2006 United States report, does not compare well with the developed world. Algeria has inadequate numbers of physicians (one per 1,000 p...
Health in Argentina
Argentina's health care system is composed of three sectors: the public sector, financed through taxes; the private sector, financed through voluntary insurance schemes; and the social security sector...
Health care in Australia
Health care in Australia is provided by both private and government institutions. The federal Minister for Health, currently Sussan Ley, administers national health policy, elements of which (such as ...
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Healthcare in Belgium
Healthcare in Belgium is best depicted as a 3 legged table-like structure standing over the patient. The table-top is a primarily publicly funded healthcare and social security service, run by the fed...
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Health in Bhutan
Health in Bhutan is one of the government's highest priorities in its scheme of development and modernization. Health and related issues are overseen by the Ministry of Health, itself represented on t...
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Health in Brazil
Healthcare in Brazil is a Constitutional right. It is provided by both private and government institutions. The Health Minister administers national health policy. Primary health care remains the resp...
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Health in Bulgaria
Bulgaria began overall reform of its antiquated health system, inherited from the communist era, only in 1999. In the 1990s, private medical practices expanded somewhat, but most Bulgarians relied on ...
Health care in Canada
Health care in Canada is delivered through a publicly funded health care system, which is mostly free at the point of use and has most services provided by private entities. It is guided by the provis...
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Health in Cape Verde
Health care in Cape Verde is limited, as medical facilities and some medicines are in short supply or unavailable. There are hospitals in Praia, Mindelo and São Filipe on the island of Fogo, with sma...
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Health in the People's Republic of China
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for centuries, and served as the basis for health care in China for much of its history. Western-inspired evidence-based medicine made its way to ...
Health in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's medical infrastructure consists of a mixed medical economy, with 11 private hospitals and 42 public hospitals. There are also polyclinics that offer primary care services, including dentis...
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Health care in Costa Rica
Costa Rica provides universal health care to its citizens and permanent residents. Costa Rica offers some of the best health care in Latin America. Both the private and public health care systems are ...
Health care in Cuba
The Cuban government operates a national health system and assumes fiscal and administrative responsibility for the health care of all its citizens. There are no private hospitals or clinics as all he...
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Health care in Denmark
Health care in Denmark is largely financed through local (regional and municipal) taxation with integrated funding and provision of health care at the regional level.Denmark spends 9.8% of GDP on heal...
Health in Eritrea
Health in Eritrea is generally best health in Africa. Over two-thirds of the population lives below the national poverty line and the vast majority in rural areas, about one-third of the population li...
Healthcare in Estonia
Healthcare in Estonia is supervised by the Ministry of Social Affairs and funded by general taxation through the National Health Service.
Health in Ethiopia
Health in Ethiopia has improved markedly in the last decade, with government leadership playing a key role in mobilizing resources and ensuring that they are used effectively. A central feature of the...
Health in Finland
Health care in Finland consists of a highly decentralized, three-level publicly funded health care system and a much smaller private health care sector. Although the Ministry of Social Affairs and Hea...
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Health Care in France
The French health care system is one of universal health care largely financed by government national health insurance. In its 2000 assessment of world health care systems, the World Health Organi...
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Health in Germany
Germany has a universal multi-payer health care system with two main types of health insurance: "Statutory Health Insurance" (Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung) known as sickness funds and "Private Heal...
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Health in Ghana
Health in Ghana includes the healthcare systems on prevention, care and treatment of disease and other maladies.
In the 16th century, traditionally, village healers and clerics were the primary ca...
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Health care in Greece
Health care in Greece is provided through national health insurance, although private health care is also an option. According to the 2011 budget, the Greek healthcare system was allocated 6.1 billion...
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Guinea
Guinea /ˈɡɪni/, officially the Republic of Guinea (French: République de Guinée), is a country in West Africa. Formerly known as French Guinea (French: G...
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