Resources: International health systems


Article 25 of the Universal declaration of Human Rights here (scroll down).

An extensive list of links posted here on the PNHP website (accessed 10/24/14). 

Search on this (ISPC) website for "international health systems"

Article 25, "a people's movement for the right to health" (international organization which appears to be inactive as of 12/22/17). 

Commonwelath Fund international comparisons:

  •  "Mirror, mirror" reports comparing US to other countries: 2014 report; 2017 report
  •  2015 comparison to 13 countries here (press release here)

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reports

  • 2015 "Health at a glance" (220 pages) here; talbe of contents with links to sections here; comment by PNHP Policy Fellow here
  • 2015 report on fiscal sustainability of health systems here; comment by PNHP policy fellow here
  • OECD Health Statistics 2017 here; International Profiles of Health Care Systems here.

Health Care Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990 to 2015; published Lancet October 2016; here

Survey here of other countriies' long-term care (LTC) programs; "Incorporating Long-Term Care Into the New York Health Act: Lessons from Other Countries." 


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