2019 GHS Index Country Profile for Canada

Canada Overall

By category, fewer than 7% of countries scored in the top tier for the ability to prevent the emergence or release of pathogens; 19% for the ability to quickly detect and report epidemics; fewer than 5% for their ability to rapidly respond to an epidemic.
Even high-income countries have weaknesses in their healthcare systems. For example, the United States receives low scores related to access to and high costs of healthcare.

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