The Russian health-care system is one of the least efficient in the world, but how inefficient is it? As low as it gets within the universe measured by the Health-Care Efficiency Index from Bloomberg. This year’s Index scored Russia as the least efficient of the 55 countries covered.
While life expectancy remains one of the best indicators of health-care efficiency, it is also slow to change. Shifts in the results of the Index stem largely from growth in health expenditures. To the extent that governments play a leading role in regulating and providing healthcare, government intervention has a stronger influence in the index results.
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Many people around the world observe World Rabies Day (WRD), which raises awareness about the impact of rabies and how the disease can be prevented. It is held on September 28 each year to draw attention to particular priorities in global health. Since it began in 2007, the rabies community has aligned to make World Rabies Day a global phenomenon. In that time, its life-saving rabies prevention messages have reached millions of people in over 100 different countries. Date: 28 September 2017 Event Holder: World Health Organization
Dengue fever also known as breakbone fever, is an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. Key Findings: 1) Tamil Nadu recorded more than one fourth of all dengue cases and deaths in the country the state recorded 9,249 dengue cases and 60 deaths and 2) In the past one year, the number of cases tested positive has gone up by 267%. The country recorded 35,066 dengue cases and 216 deaths.
Depression is a common mental disorder, characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, feelings of tiredness, and poor concentration. The most spread form of depression is Major Depressive Episode (MDE). MDE can be long-lasting or recurrent, substantially impairing an individual’s ability to function at work or school or cope with daily life. When mild, people can be treated without medicines but when depression is moderate or severe they may need medication and professional talking treatments. MDE is a disorder that can be reliably diagnosed and treated by...
India is a country with the biggest amount of snakebite envenoming cases occurring each year: on average, 120 thousand cases take place every year in this country. However, India is the second biggest country in the world and that is why mentioned above number looks much less ghastly in terms of per 1000 population, namely, 0.1 cases. Bhutan, conversely, is less favorable country in this regard with as much as 4 people out of 1000 suffer from snakebite envenoming each year. Bhutan and India are not the only countries with high burden: actually, all South Asian countries and many countries from Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are in the...