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Boundary representation is not necessarily authoritative.
Source: National Center for Medical Intelligence.
Countries with modern health-care infrastructure, providing high-quality care to most of the population.
Pharmaceutical availability and production capability are excellent.
These high-income economies have more than sufficient budgetary resources.
Health care and public health education are a high national priority.
Countries with developed health--care infrastructure, with quality care available to a large percentage of the population.
Pharmaceuticals usually are available; production capability is adequate.
Upper-middle-income economies, with sufficient budgetary resources to meet the needs of the population.
Health care is a high national priority.
Countries with developed health-care infrastructure. Medical care generally is available, but relatively large sectors of the population lack adequate care. Tertiary care generally is available, at least in major urban areas; primary health care exists but is underdeveloped.
Pharmaceutical availability is good in urban areas; minimally available in rural areas. Production capabilities are generally limited but may be under rapid development.
Lower-middle-income economies; budgetary resources generally are available but often are not efficiently used.
Health care is of national importance but may be overshadowed by other pressing demands (i.e., political instability, conflict).
Countries with less developed health-care infrastructure. Medical care is unavailable to large sectors of the population. Tertiary care is minimally available; primary and secondary health care is rudimentary.
Pharmaceutical availablity generally is restricted to urban areas, but production capabilities are limited.
Lower-income economies; significant support provided by outside assistance.
Health care is a low national priority.
Countries with least developed health-care infrastructure. Medical care generally is unavailable or much of the population is poorly served. Primary, secondary, and tertiary health care availabliity depends on humanitarian organizations.
Pharmaceutical availability depends on humanitarian organizations.
Health expenditures depend on outside assistance; lowest income economies.
Health care is not a national priority.
Excellent Good Fair Poor Unsuitable
United Kingdom United
Bos. & Her.
St. Lucia St. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. Kitts and Nevis
Antigua and Barbuda
Netherlands Antilles (Neth.) Netherlands
French Guiana (France)
Kenya Costa Rica
I n d o n e s i a
Senegal The Gambia
Guinea Sierra Leone
Papua New Guinea
of the Congo
Sao Tome & Prin.
A u s t r a l i aA u s t r a l i aA u s t r a l i a
Cameroon Equa. Gui.
Cen. Afr. Rep.
Sri Lanka Brunei
Rep. of the Congo
Federated States of Micronesia
El Salvador Honduras Suriname
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French Polynesia (France)
New Caledonia (France)