United States, Canada And The United Kingdom

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During the beginning of the course, we were tasked to explore the healthcare system of three countries, namely the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The three are one of the bigwigs of highly industrialized counties in the world. In order to fully identify the grounds of increased healthcare spending and the reason of its supposed fiasco in comparison to other developed countries, I will be employing the data I initially presented in the said exercise. The table and results that I will exhibit in this paper is the most recent health shares of GDP and Health Outcome of the said countries that I prepared at the onset of the course. Factors United States Canada United Kingdom GDP (PPP) $17,460,000,000,000 $1,579,000,000,000 $2,435,000,000,000 GDP (Per Capita) $54,800 $44,500 $37,700 Life Expectancy 79.68 81.76 80.54 GDP (PPP) compares the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year. A nation’s GDP at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) exchange rates are the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the US. As per the table, the highest GDP (PPP) is the United States, followed by United Kingdom with a huge margin and the last among the three in comparison is Canada. The huge margin can be determined because United States in terms of the economy size they have a huge overall advantage. With that, one can immediately identify that US has a huge and
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