Medicine in the different countries

Healthcare in Guinea-Bissau

The health care system is inadequate. Aid from UNICEF and the World Health Organization has enabled Guinea-Bissau, one of the poorest countries in the world, to strengthen its health management and decentralize the health system in the country.

Health in Guinea

Guinea has been reorganizing its health system since the Bamako Initiative of 1987 formally promoted community-based methods of increasing accessibility of drugs and health care services to the population, in part by implementing user fees.

Healthcare in Ghana

In Ghana, most health care is provided by the government and largely administered by the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Services.

Healthcare in Italy

Known to provide very low cost healthcare services, Italy is renowned for a high standard of healthcare. However, there are some concerns that need to be examined.

Health care in Gambia

The healthcare system in Gambia is built around 3 levels which are Primary, Secondary and Tertiary. There are to date 4 referral hospitals which are operated by the government.

Health in Gabon

Most of the health services of Gabon are public, but there are some private institutions, of which the best known is the hospital established in 1913 in Lambaréné by Albert Schweitzer. The hospital is now partially subsidized by the Gabonese government.

Healthcare in Serbia

Serbian healthcare has been severely under-funded for many years and consequently, the standard of healthcare available is of poor quality.

Healthcare in Slovakia

Slovakia has an average to poor standard of compulsory state funded healthcare and many hospitals are in debt. State healthcare is available on equal terms to all citizens and registered long-term residents.

The healthcare system in Slovenia

Health care in Slovenia is a public service provided through the public health service network. This network also includes, on an equal basis, other institutions, private physicians and other private service providers on the basis of concessions.

Medicine and Health Care in the Faroe Islands

General practitioners are stationed in each of eleven medical districts. Specialized care is available at two small regional hospitals, at the main hospital in Torshavn, at two small regional hospitals, and in Denmark. Old and disabled people are cared for in nursing homes or with the help of visiting home-care providers.


The FMA collaborates with various authorities and decision-making bodies in relation to the development of health care in Finland.

Health care in France

Despite their meat-and-cream-rich diet augmented by alcohol and cigarettes, the French have been living much longer in recent years.

A Look at the Health Care System in Bahrain

If you are moving abroad to live in Bahrain and are concerned about the quality of the health care you might receive there in the event that you become ill you are worrying for no reason.

Medicine of Croatia

Under socialism, all citizens had access to medical care, and this is still the case. Physicians begin training at the start of their university education. The usual period of training for a physician is six years.

Healthcare in Montenegro

Montenegro has a good standard of compulsory, state funded healthcare. Medical staff are extremely well trained. All citizens are entitled by law to equal access to healthcare.