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United Kingdom

  • By: Kelly Boyer Sagert
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is made up of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. There are also 14 overseas territories under the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom. For the purposes of reviewing health-care systems, ...

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