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Top 10 Most Advanced Countries in Medicine

, / November 3, 2015
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2) United Kingdom

Healthcare in the UK is mainly provided by its public health service, National Health Service (NHS). NHS provides healthcare to all permanent residents of the United Kingdom, which is free at the point of use. All NHS-owned medical facilities are of excellent quality. Many very significant medical advances were in UK. There have been considerable advancements that transformed how the sick and injured are cared for. According to research by transport policy experts at Imperial College London, the improvements in medical technology and better medical care has reduced the death toll from accidents in Britain.

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1) United States

Leading the world in medical innovation is the United States. Many American citizens are not happy with the healthcare system. However the US is right on top of the list due to the sheer number of research papers published every year in addition to the brightest, best practicing medicine and state-of-art medical facilities. It is more than the next five nations on the list combined. Many of the world’s medical technologies and innovations were discovered, developed and produced here in the US. American medical scientists are also respected worldwide for their knowledge and willingness to collaborate with experts from other nations.

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The da Vinci Surgical System (Photo courtesy of Intuitive Surgical)

These countries continue to spend huge amounts of money on research in the field of medicine. Research scientists continue to search for cures for deadly diseases. Thanks to their efforts, today diseases like tuberculosis can be cured completely. Unfortunately not everyone can benefit from advanced medical care. Even in one country, some can afford advanced medical care, while many cannot. How do you think can this problem be solved?