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WHO analyzed demographic situation in Georgia2011-03-02 16:44
WHO specialists analyzed the demographic situation in Georgia. Their research is cited by head of Sakrebulo Committee for Health and Social Issues from Our Tbilisi fraction Victor Dolidze, GHN reports. It becomes clear from the research that Georgia goes third among the countries with a negative index of the population growth, Dolidze asserts.gt-en-newsitem-inside
"In terms of the population growth, Georgia occupies an alarming 192nd place out of 194 countries. At the same time, Georgia has got a very high mortality index among pregnant women, - 44 out of 47 European countries. As for child mortality (children up to 5), Georgia is the leader among 47 countries", - Sakrebulo deputy said.
It becomes clear from WHO data that the state's annual health care expenses per person make up $35, while the former USSR countries spend much more: Estonia - $640, Lithuania - $523, Russia - $243, Belarus - $226 dollars, Ukraine - $121 dollar, Dolidze asserts.
Health costs in the developed countries are much greater. In France, $3655 is spent on each person, in the USA - $3317, in Germany - $3236, in Great Britain - $3161, in Canada - $3086, in Greece - $1617, in Turkey - $320.