Daily Management Review

13 countries with the best healthcare system


02/15/2018


The London-based research institute The Legatum Institute published its annual, already 11th, index of prosperity, in which the most prosperous countries in the world were named.

The experts compared the countries by more than 100 parameters, which were combined into 9 sub-indexes. Health care was also evaluated according to three criteria: the mental and physical health of the nation, the infrastructure necessary for health, and availability of preventive measures. Below are 13 countries with the highest health indicators.



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13. Qatar

Qatar has the highest standards of health in the Middle East. Not so long ago, the country took measures to provide a universal health care system that would cover the population throughout the country.

12. Germany

Despite their love for beer and sausages, the Germans are one of the most healthy nations in the world. The average life expectancy in the country is 81.1 years.

11. Belgium

There is a universal health system in the country, which requires compulsory medical insurance for all its citizens.

10. Australia

There is a wonderful climate and low level of air pollution. Australia occupies the tenth place in terms of health of nations. The average life expectancy in the country is 82.8 years, according to this parameter the country occupies the 4th place in the world.

9. Hong Kong

There are 11 private and 42 public hospitals in this small city-state, which serve the population of more than 7.2 million people. In 2012, Hong Kong became the leader in life expectancy among women in the world.

8. The Netherlands

For the past three years, the Netherlands has been a leader in the health ranking among European countries, which compares health systems in Europe, gaining more than 900 out of 1,000 points.

7. Norway

Norway, like many other Scandinavian countries, often ranks high in various international rankings. This also applies to public health. The health care system in the country is free for children under 16, but adults must pay for medical services. At the same time, the country spends on health care more than any other country in the world.

6. Sweden

Northern Europe, in particular Sweden, occupies the high place in terms of the health of nations. Life expectancy among men in Sweden is 80.7 years.

5. Austria

The health care system in Austria is based on the compulsory health insurance system. The Austrians pay about € 25 per month for medical services.

4. Japan

The average life expectancy in the country is 83.7 years, this is the highest rate on the planet. The demographic situation has become a problem for the country, as its population is rapidly aging.

3. Switzerland

It is a rich, beautiful and very healthy country. There is almost everything you can wish for in Switzerland. The local healthcare system is universal and is based on mandatory medical insurance for all citizens.

2. Singapore

There are almost 6 million people in Singapore, and the average life expectancy here is 83.1 years.

1. Luxembourg

This country leads the rating of the Legatum Institute, as the population is distinguished by health, and the health system itself is of high quality. Life expectancy is 82 years.

 






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