Category: Healthcare

Spain becomes the healthiest country in the world.

Spain becomes the healthiest country in the world.

Spain becomes the healthiest country in the world.

Bloomberg By Lee J Miller and Wei Lu, 24 de febrero de 2019

Maybe it’s something in gazpacho or paella, as Spain has just overtaken Italy to become the healthiest country in the world.

Spain is the healthiest country in the world, with a score of 92.7 out of 100, after advancing six positions since the 2017 analysis, according to the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index study, which highlights the quality of the public health system.

According to data from the United Nations, Spain shows the highest life expectancy at birth among the nations of the European Union. According to the forecasts of the Institute of Metrics and Health Evaluation of the University of Washington, it is forecast that Spain by 2040 will have the highest lifetime, with almost 86 years, followed by Japan, Singapore and Switzerland.

“Primary care is essentially provided by public providers, specialized family doctors and nurses, who provide preventive services to children, women and the elderly, and acute and chronic care,” according to the European Observatory of Health Systems and Policies 2018, a review of Spain. , observing a decrease in the last decade in cardiovascular diseases and cancer deaths.

Feeding Habits

Researchers say that eating habits can provide clues about the health levels enjoyed by Spain and Italy, since a “Mediterranean diet, supplemented with extra virgin olive oil or nuts, had a lower rate of cardiovascular events greater than those assigned to a low-fat diet. ” According to a study conducted by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Navarra.

The Spanish health system is the best in Europe

The Spanish health system is the best in Europe

The Spanish health system is the best in Europe

Bloomberg. By Lee J Miller and Wei LuThe annual ranking compiled by Bloomberg covers 56 national health services in total. Once again, the Spanish health system is the best in Europe, it is official. The state medical services in Spain are the third most efficient in the world, surpassed only by those of Hong Kong and Singapore, respectively.

Even some countries in the European Union are doing very poorly in the Bloomberg ranking of 56

Germany with 45, Denmark with 41, Belgium with 38, United Kingdom with 35, Austria with 32, Czech Republic with 30, Holland with 28, Poland with 24 and even Sweden with 22, and the vast majority of the 56 countries in the list having seen a fall in their classification compared to last year, it may seem that Spain does not have much competition.

Finland, Portugal and France do not manage to be among the top 15, Greece, Ireland, Switzerland and Norway do not reach the top 10.