The Russian health-care system is one of the least efficient in the world, but how inefficient is it? As low as it gets within the universe measured by the Health-Care Efficiency Index from Bloomberg. This year’s Index scored Russia as the least efficient of the 55 countries covered.
While life expectancy remains one of the best indicators of health-care efficiency, it is also slow to change. Shifts in the results of the Index stem largely from growth in health expenditures. To the extent that governments play a leading role in regulating and providing healthcare, government intervention has a stronger influence in the index results.
Many people around the world observe World Rabies Day (WRD), which raises awareness about the impact of rabies and how the disease can be prevented. It is held on September 28 each year to draw attention to particular priorities in global health. Since it began in 2007, the rabies community has aligned to make World Rabies Day a global phenomenon. In that time, its life-saving rabies prevention messages have reached millions of people in over 100 different countries. Date: 28 September 2017 Event Holder: World Health Organization
Back in 2005, under age preganancy was more in many asian countries. China was leading on this. Here is a simplest way to view Global Sex Survey report published by Durex. Survey reported many other variables and you may choose the one of your choice by selecting the Drop Down. Source: Global Sex Survey by Durex.
Dengue fever also known as breakbone fever, is an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. Key Findings: 1) Tamil Nadu recorded more than one fourth of all dengue cases and deaths in the country the state recorded 9,249 dengue cases and 60 deaths and 2) In the past one year, the number of cases tested positive has gone up by 267%. The country recorded 35,066 dengue cases and 216 deaths.
India is a country with the biggest amount of snakebite envenoming cases occurring each year: on average, 120 thousand cases take place every year in this country. However, India is the second biggest country in the world and that is why mentioned above number looks much less ghastly in terms of per 1000 population, namely, 0.1 cases. Bhutan, conversely, is less favorable country in this regard with as much as 4 people out of 1000 suffer from snakebite envenoming each year. Bhutan and India are not the only countries with high burden: actually, all South Asian countries and many countries from Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are in the...