A data from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Health Expenditure Database and the World Health Statistics report for Healthy Life Expectancy explains the state of health in Africa. The African government facing a number of challenges, including lack of funds and poor infrastructure. Public health care does exist but most expats will want to use the private sector.

It describes three key measures of health in each country such as:
1. healthy life expectancy at birth,
2. current health expenditure (CHE) per capita,
3. current health expenditure (CHE) as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP).

The top three  African Countries by healthy life expectancy is given as follows:
1. Tunisia - 66.3 years
2. Mauritius - 65.8 years
3. Seychelles - 65.7 years

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The State of Health in Africa - Health Expenditure versus Healthy Life Expectancy

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A data from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Health Expenditure Database and the World Health Statistics report for Healthy Life Expectancy explains the state of health in Africa. The African government facing a number of challenges, including lack of funds and poor infrastructure. Public health care does exist but most expats will want to use the private sector.

It describes three key measures of health in each country such as:
1. healthy life expectancy at birth,
2. current health expenditure (CHE) per capita,
3. current health expenditure (CHE) as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP).

The top three African Countries by healthy life expectancy is given as follows:
1. Tunisia - 66.3 years
2. Mauritius - 65.8 years
3. Seychelles - 65.7 years

Image source & credits: HowMuch

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