Europe’s health systems on life support

Developed and well established healthcare systems in Britain, Italy and Germany are struggling to cope with the challenges facing healthcare systems across the world.

It is wrong to have a debate from the perspective that economic crisis and difficulties make it harder to fund health care because you should really see health care services as an investment in human capital

– Sweden’s Health Minister, Gabriel Wikström

Europe’s healthcare systems are facing global challenges. Do these established healthcare systems have the ability to adapt? Or are emerging markets better placed to take on today’s challenges? Read more here: http://www.politico.eu/article/europe-health-care-systems-on-life-support-special-report-drug-pricing-medicines-public-services/

 

Illustration by: Ben Jennings for POLITICO


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