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'France'


1990 data. Information is reproduced from the Guide to Health Services of the World, published by the International Hospital Federation, ISBN 0 900590 26 2. Price 16.00.

National Population
56.7m

Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)
13.5

Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)
72.7 (male) 80.9 (female)

Death Rate (per 1000 population)
9.9 (male) 8.7 (female)

Total expenditure on health services in US$
105,119m

Description of Health Service

French healthcare guarantees health care to all citizens and services are financed by reimbursement from the social protection system. Except for outpatient services, most other services are free at the point of delivery.



 
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