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, 2012See also: Health expenditures map
The 10 healthiest countries in the world
Market Watch - 4/23/2015 5:54:45 AM
In addition, annual health spending totaled $6,140 per capita, sixth highest of all countries reviewed and nearly six times the global expenditure of $1,030 per capita. Partly as a result, country residents had among the world’s longest life expectancies ...
Countries spending the most on health care
USA Today - 7/7/2014 11:02:53 AM
... health spending growth worldwide, a number of countries still had substantial health care budgets as of 2012. Based on data released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the U.S. led the developed world in 2012 ...
Canada makes top five of UN's list of world's happiest countries
The Vancouver Sun - 4/23/2015 11:59:49 AM
Take a sweater or something warm if you visit the world’s happiest countries ... Policy makers are also advised to boost spending on more evidence-based treatment for children with mental-health problems. Making treatments more widely available, the ...
China is the world’s fastest-growing market for “vanity” spending
Quartz - 4/23/2015 9:22:20 AM
According to a research note from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, China leads the world growth in the category of so-called “vanity capital,” which includes spending on jewelry, cars, jets, make up, and health supplements, as well as private schools ...
Improve health service to prevent premature deaths
The Economic Times - 4/23/2015 10:58:23 PM
In total, this would reduce deaths in the poor half of the world by another 7 million annually by 2030. This would require increasing health spending from the current 2% of GDP to 5% of GDP. In low-income countries, public health spending will have risen ...
Colonoscopies Explain Why U.S. Leads the World in Health Expenditures
New York Times - 5/31/2013 11:53:08 PM
In many other developed countries, a basic colonoscopy costs just a few hundred dollars and certainly well under $1,000. That chasm in price helps explain why the United States is far and away the world leader ... “total spending on health care would ...
UK Has 4th Highest Child Mortality And Lowest Funded Health Care In The Western World
Science 2.0 - 4/21/2015 3:29:47 PM
Poorer countries such as Greece and Portugal spend more of their GDP on health than Britain, though to be fair those countries are spending France and Germany's money to do so and the UK is not. Child mortality across the west has gotten much better.
Minister presents health sector medium term expenditure frame work to parliament
Spy Ghana - 4/22/2015 4:11:33 PM
Baryomunsi revealed this while presenting the health sector medium term expenditure frame work (MTEF) 2015/2015, before the parliament committee on health. He explained there was a massive recruitment of health workers country wide in 2013, for health ...
World Dental Preventive Supplies Industry
The Business Journal - 4/21/2015 3:44:06 PM
World GDP Growth (%) by Country (2012-2015) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5 Children and Adolescents - A Major Customer Category II-6 Rising Expenditure on Healthcare - A Boon for the Industry II-6 Table 3: Per-Capita Healthcare Expenditure in ...
Health Costs: How the U.S. Compares With Other Countries
PBS - 10/22/2012 10:28:38 AM
The U.S. leads the world in health care research and cancer treatment ... What are some successful models other countries are employing to keep costs down in those areas? Pearson: Spending on almost every area of health care is higher in the United ...
An agenda for Modi
The Times of India Blogs - 4/25/2015 12:01:37 AM
Narendra Modi’s government, for all its development talk, increased health expenditures by a mere 2% in the 2015-16 budget, when public health spending in India is already one of the lowest in the world ... security from other countries, is extracting ...
World Dental Prosthetic and Implant Consumables Industry
Financial Content - 4/22/2015 12:43:57 PM
The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World ... Expenditure in Select Regions (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16 Table 16: Top 20 Countries with ...
Health care spending around the world
archive.ksdk.com - 7/4/2013 1:51:28 AM
Based on a report published by the OECD on global health issues, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the 10 countries that spent the most on health ... highest in the world in 2012 at nearly $80,000, according to the IMF - total health care expenditure equaled just ...
Nurse's Notes: Environment can have significant impact on human health
Ravalli Republic - 4/20/2015 4:56:52 PM
Again for context, EU countries spend $134 billion annually on ... In summary, harm to the natural world is linked to many human health challenges, and spending time in nature is linked to many health benefits. These are great reasons to work to protect ...
India’s Spending Cuts Will Hurt Already Inadequate Health Services
Asianscientist - 4/16/2015 2:06:49 AM
Private hospitals will continue to flourish for India's wealthy customers and medical tourists from abroad, but in what is still a largely poor country ... of population in the world. The Indian government's current health spending does not reach the ...