Tuesday, September 15, 2009

What Countries Have Universal Health Care?


What countries on our good green Earth provide some sort of universal health care for their citizens?

Here they are:

(Click to enlarge)

Countries in blue have some type of universal health care. Countries in green are currently attempting to implement some type of universal health care. Orange countries have universal health coverage provided by United States war funding.

Afghanistan*, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iraq*, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Ukraine and the United Kingdom

*Universal health coverage provided by United States war funding

There you go. Keep in mind: this is a simple list of countries that have some sort of publicly sponsored health care system.



Mark Prime (tpm/Confession Zero) said...

Much like the contrasting map of Palestine (Israel) in 1943 next to the present day map, this map makes it so much more digestible.

Thank you.

Mark Prime (tpm/Confession Zero) said...

It makes the geography of universal health care more digestible if the above sounds confusing.