Twelve Global Indicators for Monitoring Progress Towards Health for Al
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Twelve Global Indicators for Monitoring Progress Towards Health for All
1. Health for All has received endorsement as policy at the highest official level
--No, the government does not intervene with the promotion of health care.
2. Mechanisms for involving people in the implementation of strategies have been formed or strengthened;
--People need higher education.
3. At least 5 percent of the GNP is devoted to health care;
--No, 3.9% of GNP towards health care
4. A reasonable percentage of the national health expenditure is devoted to local health care;
--Less 5% is devoted to local health care.
5. Resources are equitably distributed;
--2,500 patients per physician
6. Needs for external resources are receiving sustained support from affluent nations
--Sweden gave 7 million and Canada gave 1.6 million in 2002.
7. Primary health care is available to the whole population
--Only 62% have access to health care.
8. The nutritional status of children is adequate
--No, 77% of children have inadequate nutrition
9. The infant mortality rate for all identifiable subgroups is below 50 per 1000 births
--40.84, 86th in the World
10. Life expectancy at birth is over 60 years
--66.6 is life expectancy
11. The adult literacy rate for both men and women exceeds 70%
--Men 76.1 Women 76.3
12. The gross national product per head exceeds US $500
--$660 per person
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Public health, Health care, Primary care, Reproductive health, Health systems by country
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