Preventable deaths from lack of high-quality medical care cost trillions

Posted by on June 4, 2018 8:04 pm
Categories: health

Eight million largely preventable deaths from treatable diseases cost $6 trillion in lost economic welfare in low- and middle-income countries in 2015. If current conditions persist, low- and middle-income countries could lose collectively $11 trillion in gross domestic product by 2030, or 2.6 percent of total GDP in low-income countries.

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