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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 ...

Algeria
Algeria

Algeria is a north African country with a northern coastline on the Mediterranean Sea, an area of 919,595 square miles (2,381,741 square kilometers), making it the 10th-largest country in the world and the largest in Africa (about 3.5 times the size of Texas), with a population of 35.4 million (based on a July 2012 ...

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