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Ireland Ranks Surprisingly High In New Global Healthcare List

By James Fenton

May 19, 2017 at 3:40pm

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Ireland has been ranked 13th in a global healthcare system which assessed quality and access to healthcare in 195 countries.

The list was published in medical journal The Lancet and was based on data on death rates for 32 diseases that can be avoided or treated with proper medical care from the last 25 years to draw up the Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index.

We finished just behind Italy and Japan in the list which was topped by the tiny nation of Andorra. 

Are you surprised at our ranking and if so, why? Let us know in the comments.

Check out the full list below:

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