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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 ...

Russia
Russia

Russia is a northern European country sharing borders with 14 other countries and having coastlines (23,396 miles or 37,653 kilometers total) on the Arctic Sea, the north Pacific Ocean, and the Black Sea. The area of 8,801,668 square miles (17,098,242 square kilometers) makes Russia the largest country in the world, ...

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