Comparison of health care services for career soldiers throughout the world

Racheli Magnezi, Rachel Dankner, Mordechai Shani, Yehezkel Levy, Isaac Ashkenazi, Haim Reuveni

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Abstract

Health care systems operate differently in every country and are products of historical and political factors. We compared health care systems for career soldiers in various countries with those of the Israel Defense Forces. Questionnaires requesting data regarding military health care services provided in their countries were sent to military attaches serving in Israel. The countries for which data were gathered include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, England, France, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Poland, Romania, Spain, and the United States. In most countries, career soldiers receive better health care services than civilians, especially in countries with military rule or under military threat.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)995-998
Number of pages4
JournalMilitary Medicine
Volume170
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2005

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