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Barbados

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

The Caribbean island of Barbados is the 60th-richest nation in the world, with a per capita income of $17,300. This relative prosperity is mirrored in the general good health among the 279,912 islanders. Barbadians consider healthcare a basic human right, and ...

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