Health in Europe
Healthcare in Europe is provided through a wide range of different systems run at the national level. The systems are primarily publicly funded through taxation (universal health care). Private fundi...
HIV/AIDS in Africa
HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about 15.2 percent of the world's population, Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted...
Health in Algeria
Healthcare in Algeria, according to information from a March 6, 2006 United States report, does not compare well with the developed world. Algeria has inadequate numbers of physicians (one per 1,000 p...
Health care in Turkey
Health care in Turkey used to be dominated by a centralized state system run by the Ministry of Health. In 2003 the governing Justice and Development Party introduced a sweeping health reform program ...
European Association of Healthcare IT Managers
The European Association of Healthcare IT Managers (HITM) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to unifying pan-European CIOs and IT Directors to improve healthcare quality, safety, cost-effectiv...
Health in Slovenia
The Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia was founded on March 1, 1992, according to the Law on health care and health insurance, after declaring independence from Yugoslavia. The Institute is called...
Health in Chile
Healthcare in Chile is provided by the government (via Fonasa) and by private insurers (via Isapre).
All workers and pensioners are mandated to pay 7% of income for health insurance (the poorest p...
Health in Saudi Arabia
The health care system in Saudi Arabia can be classified as a national health care system in which the government provides health care services through a number of government agencies. In the meantime...
Health in Norway
Health in Norway, with its early history of poverty and infectious diseases along with famines and epidemics, was for most of the population not good at least into the 1800s. The country eventually ch...
2009 flu pandemic in Oceania
The 2009 flu pandemic in Oceania, part of an epidemic in 2009 of a new strain of influenza A virus subtype H1N1 causing what has been commonly called swine flu, has (as of 27 June 2009) afflicted at o...
South American Council of Health
The South American Council of Health, created on December 10, 2008, is a permanent council composed of Ministers from member countries of Unasur (Union of South American Nations). This body was create...
Health in Botswana
The government of Botswana stresses primary health care with emphasis on disease prevention and healthy living. In 2013, about 25% of the population were infected with HIV/AIDS.
High-quality medic...