Health in Cape Verde

Health in Cape Verde

Health care in Cape Verde is limited, as medical facilities and some medicines are in short supply or unavailable. There are hospitals in Praia, Mindelo and São Filipe on the island of Fogo, with smaller medical facilities in other places.

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Healthcare in Chile

Healthcare in Chile

Healthcare protection in Chile is provided by the government (via Fonasa) and by private insurers (via Isapre).All workers and pensioners are mandated to pay 7% of income for health insurance (the poorest pensioners are exempt from this payment). Workers choosing not to join an Isapre are covered by Fonasa.

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Healthcare in Colombia

Healthcare in Colombia

Health care in Colombia refers to the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions in the Republic of Colombia.

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Health in Comoros

Health in Comoros

Comoros health sector has been looked after by the hospitals that are located on the islands of Comoros. But these hospitals of Comoros are not that well developed and are dependent on traditional healers. People having financial stability, go to France or Madagascar for medical treatment.

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Cook Islands Health Care and Vaccinations

Cook Islands Health Care and Vaccinations

Comprehensive travel insurance is recommended. There is one government hospital (on Rarotonga).

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Health in Ivory Coast

Health in Ivory Coast

The public medical services of Ivory Coast are more important than the small number of private physicians and clinics. As of 2004, there were an estimated 9 physicians, 31 nurses, and 15 midwives per 100,000 people. About 77 percent of the population had access to safe water in 2000. Total health care expenditures were estimated at 3.7 percent of GDP.

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Health Care System in Cyprus

Health Care System in Cyprus

In Cyprus, health care is provided by private practitioners and clinics as well as government medical services.

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Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Health problems have been a long standing issue limiting development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo).

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Health in Djibouti

Health in Djibouti

The life expectancy at birth is about 62 for both females and males. Fertility is at 2.63 children per woman. In the country there are about 18 doctors per 100,000 persons.

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Healthcare in Ecuador

Healthcare in Ecuador

Healthcare throughout Ecuador is of a very high standard. Many Doctors and Specialists speak English and treat you so well you could be forgiven for thinking you are living back in the 1950's. Generally a Doctors visit may set you back $20. They even make house calls when necessary. Specialist fees are around $30-$40.

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