Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone.
Countries are spending more on health, but people are still paying too much out of their own pockets
A new report on global health expenditure from the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a swift upward trajectory of global health spending, which is particularly noticeable in low- and middle-income countries where health spending is growing on average 6% annually compared with 4% in high-income countries.
Poor quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels, according to a new joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group.
Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a non-profit company and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany (www.Merck.com) marks ‘World Cancer Day 2018’ to create awareness around cancer and build cancer care capacity with the aim to increase the limited number of oncologists across… Read More ›