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...
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 ...
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...
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 Serbia
The Serbian healthcare system today consists of primary, secondary, and tertiary care centers. Most primary care centers provide services such as general medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, ...
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...
2009 flu pandemic in Europe
The 2009 flu pandemic in Europe was part of a pandemic involving a new strain of influenza, subtype H1N1. H1N1 is commonly called swine flu. The pandemic infected at least 125,550 people in Europe. Th...
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...