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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 ...

Sudan
Sudan

Sudan is an east African country, sharing borders with the Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Libya, and having a coastline on the Red Sea. The area of 718,723 square miles (1,861,484 square kilometers) makes Sudan the 16th-largest country in the world, about one-fifth the size of ...

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