×

Health > Medicine availability: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: A list of essential generic medicines has been drawn up by the WHO. Public Medicine dispensing points are then visited and the availability of these medicines checked. The stat indicates the median percentage of medicines from the list that were available in each dispensary on the day of the survey.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ukraine 100.1% 2007
2 Mongolia 100% 2004
3 Iran 92.7% 2007
4 Colombia 86.7% 2008
5 Mali 81% 2004
=6 Thailand 75% 2006
=6 Tajikistan 75% 2005
8 Tunisia 64.3% 2004
9 Peru 61.5% 2005
10 United Arab Emirates 61.1% 2006
11 Sao Tome and Principe 56.3% 2008
12 El Salvador 53.8% 2006
13 Ethiopia 52.9% 2004
14 Sudan 51.4% 2006
15 Nicaragua 50% 2008
16 Indonesia 46.7% 2004
17 Kenya 37.7% 2004
18 Bolivia 31.9% 2008
19 Chad 31.3% 2004
20 Jordan 27.8% 2004
21 Nigeria 26.2% 2004
22 Malaysia 25% 2004
23 Tanzania 23.4% 2004
24 India 20.5% 2005
25 Uganda 20% 2004
26 China 19.2% 2006
27 Ghana 17.9% 2004
28 Philippines 15.4% 2005
29 Kuwait 12% 2004
30 Yemen 5% 2006
31 Pakistan 3.3% 2004
=32 Morocco 0.0 2004
=32 Lebanon 0.0 2004
=32 Kazakhstan 0.0 2004

Citation

"All countries compared for Health > Medicine availability", World Health Organization. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Medicine-availability

Health > Medicine availability: Countries Compared Map

NationMaster

Interesting observations about Health > Medicine availability

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: