Healthcare in India features a universal health care system run by the constituent states and territories of India. The Constitution charges every state with "raising the level of nutrition and the standard of living of its people and the improvement of public health as among its primary duties". The National Health Policy was endorsed by the Parliament of India in 1983 and updated in 2002.
A federal constitutional republic, the United States of America is composed of fifty states and a federal district. The USA has a total land area of 9.83 million kilometres squared and a population of more than 300 million. It holds the distinction of being the world’s largest economic country, with a total GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of US$ 13 trillion in 2006.
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.