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This concise reference provides a one-stop point of research that examines major aspects of health care systems for over 190 countries worldwide. In a consistent format, ten major health care categories are systematically examined for each country: 1. Emergency Health Services; 2. Costs of Hospitalization; 3. Costs of Drugs; 4. Major Health Issues; 5. Government Role in Health Care; 6. Insurance; 7. Access to Health Care; 8. Health Care Facilities; 9. Health Care Personnel (doctor level of training, etc.); and 10. Public Health Programs. The volume is organized in alphabetical order of country names. Each country is presented on a two- or three-page spread with the same descriptive and statistical content, allowing readers to compare health care systems from country to country. For example, a ...

Mali
Mali

Mali is a landlocked country in west Africa, sharing borders with Algeria, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Mauritania, Niger, and Senegal. The area of 478,841 square miles (1,240,192 square kilometers) makes Mali the 24th-largest country in the world (about twice the size of Texas), and the July 2012 ...

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