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 ...
Bloomberg Philanthropies Provides $100M To Improve Health Information In 18 Countries
Forbes - 6/24/2016 1:26:22 PM
“By coordinating global efforts, working with committed countries, and highlighting innovative practices that can be replicated around the world, Data for Health can benefit billions of people,” Mr. Bloomberg added. For more information, click here.
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 ...
UPDATE 1-Mexico cuts spending on Brexit, at ready on rates and peso
Reuters - 6/24/2016 2:37:57 PM
Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said the government would cut spending ... since World War Two. While the divorce from the EU is expected to be negotiated over the next two years, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said that the country has ...
Countries Spending the Most on Health Care
24/7 Wall ST - 11/6/2015 1:39:38 AM
... for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 24/7 Wall St. reviewed annual per capita health care expenditures in countries around the world. The United States spends about $8,713 per person on health care annually, by far the most of any country ...
Health Costs: How the U.S. Compares With Other Countries
PBS - 10/22/2012 10:28:38 AM
Where does the U.S. health care spending stand relative to other OECD countries? Pearson: Whether measured relative to its population or its economy, the United States spends by far the most in the world on health care. The U.S. spent $8,233 on health per ...
'World's Deadliest Creature' Kills 750,000 People Annually but 'Shark Week' Gets All the Attention
The Christian Post - 6/24/2016 8:50:11 PM
According to data from the World Health Organization, the mosquito is responsible for ... animals and to help establish the first ever mosquito control department in the country."
Health care spending around the world
archive.ksdk.com - 7/3/2013 3:21:33 PM
Historically, health care spending among ... second-highest in the world in 2012 at nearly $80,000, according to the IMF - total health care expenditure equaled just 8.2% of GDP. This was well below the OECD average of 9.3% of a country's GDP.
Global spending on health is expected to increase to $18.28 trillion worldwide by 2040
Science Daily - 4/14/2016 2:21:56 PM
"We predict a widening -- not narrowing -- health spending divide among the world's poorest and wealthiest countries. Many countries that ... policymakers to prevent large health financing gaps. ScienceDaily. Retrieved June 15, 2016 from ...
Here are the 5 dumbest reactions by nutters to the Brexit vote
Raw Story - 6/24/2016 5:58:23 PM
What he’s defending is the right of a country to make decisions for itself when it comes ... from special interest globalists who tend to aim for that apocalyptic One World Government that dissolves a nation’s self-determination and sovereignty ...
Global inequities in health spending expected to intensify over next 25 years
News-Medical - 4/15/2016 1:30:39 PM
Global inequities in health spending are expected to persist and intensify over the next 25 years, according to a new study that estimates total health financing in countries around the world. Published in The Lancet on April 13, 2016 "National spending on ...
IMF Helping Countries on Health, Social Spending Policies
International Monetary Fund - 7/24/2008 11:57:16 PM
IMF working with countries to improve spending on health, education IMF cooperates with World Bank, UN in fight against HIV/AIDS, other diseases Technical assistance from IMF helps boost efficiency of health spending As nations around the world grapple ...
GNPC, SCF Mark World Sickle Cell Day
Ghana Web - 6/25/2016 3:16:44 AM
The awareness programme was in commemoration of the World Sickle Cell Day ... the GNPC supported the Foundation last year to provide specialised training for health workers, to embark on outreach programmes. GNPC was established in 1983 by PNDC Law ...