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HLT 305 Global Comparative Analysis of Health Care Resources and Access

Published : 20-Aug,2021  |  Views : 10

Question:

Population with sustainable access to improved water source (Drinking Water Source).
Population with sustainable access to improved sanitation (Sanitation facility access).
Based on the comparative table you developed, rank the countries according to access, cost, and sustainability. Which of the countries is the most sustainable and why? Which of the countries is least sustainable and why? Rationale must be provided with your responses. 

Answer:

Factor

United States

China

Australia

Income and Economy

The US has the most powerful economy in the world. However, the health sector is affected by inadequate investment, increased medical and pension cost, and budget deficits.

Since 2011, China’s economy has slowed due to reduced domestic savings, high corporate debts, and reducing industrial overcapacity.

Australia is financially and economically unstable due to low public debt, increased inflation, and unemployment.

Population below the poverty line

Estimations in 2010 show 15.1% population below poverty line. The total dependency ratio in the health facilities is 42.5% ( 32.9% youth and 9.6% elderly).

3 3% of China's population is below the poverty line. Total dependency is 36.6% (13% by the old and 23.5% of the youth).

NA% population is below the poverty line. 50.9 % of Australia’s population depends on the government for health( 22.3% elderly and 28.6% the youth).

Gross Domestic Product per capita (PPP). 

In 2016, 73.8% of GDP was from public debt and 73.6% in 2015. The US has a GDP of $57,300.

In 2016, 16.1% of GDP was from public debt and 15.5% in 2015.

Based on public debt Australia had 46.1% of GDP in 2016 and 44.2% in 2015. GDP per capita is $48,800.

Programs, Funding, and Financing

The US government uses 7.1% of its GDP to health expenditures.

China government spends 5.5% of GDP on health expenditures.

The government spends 9.4 of GDP to fund, program, and finance health expenditures.

Based on the comparative table above, the ranks of the countries regarding access, sustainability and cost are as below:

Access

Cost

Sustainability

1. United States

1. Australia

1. United States

2. China

2. United States

2. China

3. Australia

3. China

3. Australia

Most Sustainable

China is the most sustainable country as compared to the United States and Australia. This is because China experiences the least dependency (36.6%) of its entire population on the health amenities.

Least Sustainable

Australia is the least sustainable country as compared to the United States and China. This is because of high dependence on the government by both the youth and the elderly (50.9%) of the total population.

References

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Busse, H., Aboneh, E. A., & Tefera, G. (2014). Learning from developing countries and strengthening health systems: an evaluation of personal and professional impact on global health volunteers at Addis Ababa University’s Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital (Ethiopia). Globalization and health, 10(1), 64.

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