Health in Albania

Health in Albania

Mains water is chlorinated and is fine for brushing teeth. However, bottled water is advised for drinking, especially outside Tirana.

Brucellosis and tuberculosis are present in Albanian dairy cattle. Unpasteurised milk and homemade cheese should be avoided; however, in cafes and restaurants the milk is always UHT, and therefore safe.

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The Austrian healthcare system

The Austrian healthcare system

Austria is well known for a generous social system. Although spending has been reduced in recent years, you will still find very good healthcare and a strong social security system. There is an extensive network of hospitals and doctors covering even the remotest areas of Austria.

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Health in Benin

Health in Benin

In 2004, total health care expenditure was estimated at 3.3% of GDP. In Benin, most serious epidemic diseases have been brought under control by mobile health units and other facilities. The government of Benin has set goals of expanding its health care system, upgrading the quality of first referral care, promoting private sector care, and improving public sector care.

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Healthcare in Bolivia

Healthcare in Bolivia

Considered as one of the lowest among the Western Hemisphere countries, Bolivias healthcare system proves to be poor and struggling. According to the World Health Organization, Bolivia ranked 126th out of 190 countries all over the world when it comes to the quality of healthcare.

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Health in Botswana

Health in Botswana

The Ministry of Health in Botswana is responsible for overseeing the quality and distribution of healthcare throughout the country. Life expectancy at birth was 55 in 2009 according to the World Bank, having previously fallen from a peak of 64.1 in 1990 to a low of 49 in 2002.

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Healthcare in Brazil

Healthcare in Brazil

Brazil's healthcare system is generally considered to be adequate in most areas, while certain precautions should taken to ensure you have a trouble-free stay. Find out more below.

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Burkina Faso Health Care and Vaccinations

Burkina Faso Health Care and Vaccinations

Health insurance is strongly recommended.

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Health in Burundi

Health in Burundi

Following independence, the World Health Organization (WHO) assisted in the organization of public health services and the training of sanitarians and public health nurses for Burundi. Students from Burundi received medical training at universities in France and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Health in Cambodia

Health in Cambodia

The quality of health in Cambodia is rising. As of 2010, the life expectancy is 60 years for males and 65 years for females, a major improvement since 1999 when the average life expectancy was 49.8 and 46.8 respectively.

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Health in Cameroon

Health in Cameroon

The Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon is responsible for the maintenance of all public health services. Many missionaries maintain health and leprosy centers.

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