Becker's Healthcare March 19, 2024
Mariah Taylor

The top five countries in the world for healthcare are in Asia while the United States ranks 69th, according to an analysis posted on Statista.

The analysis used scores from the Legatum Prosperity Index, a U.K.-based organization, to evaluate indicators that assess the health and access to services of each country’s population, including health outcomes, health systems, sickness and risk factors, and mortality rates. The index evaluated 195 nations on how well they support their citizens both economically and with regard to social well-being.

In 2021, the United States was ranked at the top of the Global Health Security index, but fell in the rankings due to the U.S. government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each country was...

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