Definition: This entry provides the total expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP. Health expenditures are broadly defined as activities performed either by institutions or individuals through the application of medical, paramedical, and/or nursing knowledge and technology, the primary purpose of which is to promote, restore, or maintain health.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Health expenditures map
Countries spending the most on health care
USA Today - 7/7/2014 11:02:53 AM
Six of the countries spending the most on health care spent more per capita ... Like the rest of the developed world, U.S. health spending has risen in recent years. Between 2000 and 2012, health expenditures grew at an annualized rate of 3.9%, largely ...
Mongolia: World Bank Suggests Spending controls to Contain Rising Deficit
The World Bank - 5/3/2016 3:46:47 PM
ULAANBAATAR, May 3, 2016— A new World Bank Economic Brief suggests the need for measures to moderate the rapid rise in government spending. The country’s budget deficit is widening rapidly due to a large revenue shortfall and rising expenditures.
Healthcare spending around the world, country by country
The Guardian - 6/30/2012 5:44:29 PM
Every country in the world's health spending detailed • Interactive map of this data • Get the data • More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian How do we fund our healthcare? As the US reacts to the latest supreme court ruling on ...
Policy: Security spending must cover disease outbreaks
Nature - 5/3/2016 3:10:59 PM
Such operations, known as product development partnerships (PDPs), decouple basic-research expenditures and the ... would probably occur in the world's poorest countries 8. R&D for products to address emerging health threats is severely limited and fragmented.
World Bank moves to disclose more information on Abacha’s loot
Vanguard - 5/3/2016 11:07:36 AM
evidence and location of the eight health centers built with recovered Abacha loot reviewed by the World Bank; and evidence and location of the 18 power projects confirmed by the World Bank.” Other aspects of the spending of Abacha’s loot the bank ...
Countries Spending the Most on Health Care
24/7 Wall ST - 11/6/2015 1:39:38 AM
... the most of any country in the world. By contrast, many countries, including Turkey and India, spend less than $1,000 on health care per person annually. Click here to see the countries spending the most on health care. Health care expenditures cover ...
US: Journalists Around the World Never in More Peril
Voice of America - 5/3/2016 9:05:55 AM
Authorities believe his health has severely deteriorated and that he is ... “Journalists around the world, particularly in countries undergoing conflict and political repression, are under threat today like no other time in history,” said Tom ...
The US outspends every developed country in the world in one area
The Business Insider - 11/4/2015 10:03:05 AM
We're spending more than twice the amount on health care compared to several other countries including Germany, Canada, and France, where actual health outcomes have been better for years. In 2013, the report found, we outspent all other OECD ...
Health-care system draws global praise
Toledo Blade - 5/2/2016 3:05:01 PM
Doctors and nurses trained in Cuba work across countries in Africa and Latin America. SPECIAL TO BLADE/S. AMJAD HUSSAIN Enlarge HAVANA — Cuba has one of the best health-care systems in the world. How a small third-world country, while under heavy United ...
Australia To Charge Cigarette Smokers $45 Per Pack By 2020
The Inquisitr - 5/3/2016 3:53:56 PM
Some of the additional revenues raised by the tax will go to fight smuggling of cigarettes into the country, which the government believes ... be set aside to fight that lawsuit. Worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments ...
Violence in Syria escalates; world leaders seek truce in Aleppo
Los Angeles Times - 5/3/2016 1:16:27 PM
Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed that it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest ... said Aleppo-based health official Mohammad ...
'Miracle suit' inspired by NASA research saves new mothers around the world
Phys - 5/3/2016 12:04:52 PM
But for women in many rural areas in developing countries ... the world to save lives. Miller, who calls the garment an NASG (Non-Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment), began performing clinical research with the aim of getting it recognized by the World Health ...
World Bank to Disclose More Information on Spending of Abacha Loot
This Day Live - 5/3/2016 3:22:19 AM
evidence and location of the eight health centres built with recovered Abacha loot reviewed by the World Bank; and evidence and location of the 18 power projects confirmed by the World Bank.” “Other aspects of the spending of Abacha loot the Bank ...
Health Care in Academia vs. the Real World
freerepublic.com - 5/3/2016 7:47:10 AM
Four Harvard University students won the annual Econometrics World ... health care budgets (along with other issues) during periods of economic recession. But the results show it would be more beneficial if they were to make counter-conjunctural ...