A COMPARISON STUDY ON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS FOR DIFFERENT COUNTRIES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS


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Authors

  • Mustafa IŞIK İstinye University Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, Department of Health Management
  • Yakup ÖZSEZER NeuroBio Engineering, Managing Director
  • Haluk ŞENGÜN Associate Professor, Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Health Management, Director of Health Management Department

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51296/newera.110

Keywords:

Covid-19, health financial systems, death rate, vaccination, precaution healthcare service

Abstract

Covid-19 issue has been affected all over the world and the overall number of infected people has started with 5M at the first pandemic start in March 2020 to reach over 162M in May 2021. USA and India had more than 25M infected people, and Brazil, France, Turkey, Russia, UK and Italy had more than 4M infected people till May 2021. In our comparison study, it has been reviewed the different countries health financial systems, the human development index (HDI), current health expenditure percentage per gross domestic product %(GDP), and the actions during covid-19 precautions such as tests and vaccination activities. The death rate over 2% countries have been observed such as Brazil, United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, Italy and Spain. The countries who had less than 1,4% death rate such as Singapore, South Korea, Israel, and Turkey have been analyzed in our work study with each country Covid-19 testing and vaccination management policies as a successful outcome. USA, China, India, Brazil, United Kingdom and Germany are in top 6 countries for the vaccination list, and further studies are definitely needed to evaluate with the vaccination policy, health care system, precaution healthcare services and transition of each countries normalization process perspectives.

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Published

2021-08-15

How to Cite

IŞIK, M., ÖZSEZER, Y., & ŞENGÜN, H. (2021). A COMPARISON STUDY ON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS FOR DIFFERENT COUNTRIES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS. NEW ERA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY SOCIAL RESEARCHES, 6(10), 142–158. https://doi.org/10.51296/newera.110