Healthcare approaches - CUBA, UK, INDIA AND FRANCE

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  • Healthcare approaches
    • France
      • You pay for treatment on the spot and are reimbursed according to tax contributions.
      • Pay compulsory health insurance- 0.75% of earning
      • employers contribute 12.8% of salary
      • Insurance and social security
      • poorest - under 66000 euros are covered by state
      • 3 doctors per 1000
        • choice of doctor
        • fewer people per doctor
    • UK
      • NHS
      • all citizens have equal access to healthcare , the system is financed by national taxation
      • 1 doctor per 434
      • spending per person - over $3000
      • difficult to control costs and is at mercy of economic fluctuation and politics
      • rural and urban patients have the same access
    • Cuba
      • Socialised
      • It aims to provide more mobile medical assistance to reduce unnecessary use of hospital beds.Doctors are state employed.
      • Cuba trains doctors for free and often exports them - 21 medical schools
      • 11 million population - 30,000 doctors and 10,000 dentists
      • second highest life expectancy in the Caribbean
      • mobile medical assistance prevents less serious cases taking up room in hospitals
    • India
      • Emergent
      • own responsibility
        • the state has minimal involvement and the doctors are paid directly
      • most hospitals are in cities (500 : 1)
      • rural areas lack clinics (700 : 1)
      • National gov. spending on healthcare is low - under 2%
      • World Bank helps to fund provision of services
      • Mobile health workers give vaccination and advice

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