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Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index 2019
Performance on the HAQ Index and 32 individual causes in 2019
HAQ Index Score (scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)): 80.6
Source: GBD 2019 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators (2022). Assessing performance of the Healthcare Access and Quality Index, overall and by select age groups, for 204 countries and territories, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet. Global health, 10(12), e1715–e1743. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00429-6
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Health Index
Performance on the health-related SDG index and 40 individual health-related indicators in 2017
SDG Index Score (scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)): 74
Source: GBD 2017 SDG Collaborators. “Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.” Lancet (London, England) vol. 392,10159 (2018): 2091-2138. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32281-5.
Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index 2016
Performance on the HAQ Index and 32 individual causes in 2016
HAQ Index Score (scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)): 89
Source: GBD 2016 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators. “Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.” Lancet (London, England) vol. 391,10136 (2018): 2236-2271. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30994-2.
Health system attainment and performance in all Member States, ranked by eight measures, estimates for 1997
— Overall Health System Performance: Rank: 37
— Performance on Health Level: Rank: 72
Source: World Health Organization. The World Health Report 2000: Health Systems : Improving Performance. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2000.
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Page last updated May 25, 2023 by Doug McVay, Editor.