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19 May, 2017, 23:11
The report also shows that India performed worse than expected in tuberculosis, diabetes, rheumatic heart diseases and chronic kidney disease.
In South Asia, Sri Lanka has an impressive score of 72.8 points. Pakistan and Afghanistan remain the only SAARC nations to have a lower ranking than India, with a healthcare index of 43.1 and 32.5 respectively, as per the report.
China, with a score of 74 on the index, has been ranked at 82 - far ahead of India, and Sri Lanka has scored 73 on the index.
Overall, the results are a warning sign that heightened healthcare access and quality is not an inevitable product of increased development.
Over the years, the country has seen improvement in the healthcare index.
Countries with the highest scores in 2015 include Canada, Australia, Japan and much of Europe. It assesses the performance for 195 countries between 1990 and 2015 based on deaths caused by 32 diseases that can be avoided by effective medical care.
As per the study, India has performed poorly in tackling cases of tuberculosis, diabetes, chronic kidney diseases and rheumatic heart diseases.
"By measuring healthcare quality and access, we hope to provide countries across the development spectrum with valuable data on where improvements are most needed to have the biggest impact on the health of their nation", said senior author Professor Christopher Murray, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, USA.
Of 195 geographies, 167 had statistically significant increases in HAQ Index levels since 1990, with South Korea, Turkey, Peru, China, and the Maldives recording among the largest gains by 2015.
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