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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 ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country in southeastern Europe, sharing borders with Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia, and having a small (12 mile or 20 km) coastline on the Adriatic Sea. The area is 19,767 square miles (51,197 square kilometers, similar to West Virginia), and the population in 2012 was estimated at 4.6 ...

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