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, 2019See also: Health expenditures map
Targeting health ODA to need: Spending by country and disease - Factsheet, July 2020
ReliefWeb - 8/22/2020 4:15:00 AM
Official development assistance (ODA) is an international resource provided largely by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors and multilateral bodies. It is aimed explicitly at the ...
Too many countries have neglected public health services, the WHO says, as it warns that the world must prepare for the next pandemic
Business Insider on MSN.com - 9/8/2020 2:17:42 PM
The head of the WHO says governments must stop neglecting basic health services, adding that the world must prepare for the next pandemic.
U.S. Still Behind Other Countries in Effective Health Care Spending
YAHOO! - 8/13/2020 4:31:00 AM
In 2013, the U.S. outspent 13 other high-income countries ... on health care coverage -- or 17.1 percent of Gross Domestic Product -- in 2013. That was an astounding 50 percent more in spending ...
New evaluation of universal health coverage, world will likely fall short of WHO goal
EurekAlert! - 8/27/2020 12:00:00 AM
Health spending and its relationship to universal ... responding to them so that all people, within a country and around the world, have the opportunity to live full, healthy lives," said Nancy ...
Asia-Pacific officials urge states to prioritize spending on health
Business Mirror on MSN.com - 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
The government of the Philippines, as well as those in Asia and the Pacific, must prioritize spending on health in the budget amid the Covid-19 pandemic, finance and health ministers said. During the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Governors on Thursday,
Investopedia - 9/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
However, this similarity isn't technically always present in the real world ... the expenditure approach, is supposed to measure a country's standard of living and economic health.
India’s COVID-19 Recovery Highest in World, Claims Govt; Health Minister Says Corona Vaccine Expected in Early 2021
India.com - 9/22/2020 3:53:00 AM
New Delhi: Amid rising number of the novel coronavirus cases acorss India, Union Ministry of Health has said that the country has recorded ‘very high’ single-day recoveries successively during the last 3 days. “More than 90,000 COVID19 patients have ...
Global Veterinary Imaging Market 2020-2025: Rising Demand for Pet Insurance and Growing Animal Health Expenditure are Driving Market Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com
Business Wire - 8/21/2020 5:16:00 PM
The growth in this market is majorly driven by the increase in animal healthcare spending and growing pet ... cost of imaging instruments in emerging countries are factors expected to restrain ...
Saudi Arabia to slash spending by 5% as oil prices fall
ABCNews - 8/6/2020 4:43:00 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Saudi Arabia said the government will cut spending by 5% ... which has affected countries around the world. The kingdom has halted all commercial flights and ...
Kenya: Agencies Call for Vetting of Emergency Health Spending
AllAfrica.com - 9/6/2020 12:00:00 AM
They note the coronavirus outbreak has unlocked unprecedented donor support to low and middle-income countries to help them cope with the public health crisis ... The World Justice Project ...