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 Asia. Universal healthcare made significant advances in some Asian countries. Regions in south Asia and central Asia tend to have lower life expectancies and lower health expenditures per capita.

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 Asian Countries by  healthy life expectancy is given as follows:
1. Singapore - 76.2 years
2. Japan - 74.8 years
3. Republic of Korea - 73 years


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The State of Health in Asia - 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 Asia. Universal healthcare made significant advances in some Asian countries. Regions in south Asia and central Asia tend to have lower life expectancies and lower health expenditures per capita.

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 Asian Countries by healthy life expectancy is given as follows:
1. Singapore - 76.2 years
2. Japan - 74.8 years
3. Republic of Korea - 73 years


Image source & credits: HowMuch

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