Healthcare in selected Islamic countries: a study on the composition of health care expenditure
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Gdansk University of Technology
Publication date: 2020-05-18
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Fabio Coriolano   

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Problemy Polityki Społecznej 2019;46:61-77
The purpose of this article is to analyse the healthcare regimes in selected Islamic countries, underlining the aspects that differentiate them from the healthcare system in the European countries and identifying the features that might constitute the basis for the identification of an Islamic model of healthcare. The present study identifies five different groups of countries, with five different national health account (NHA) composition schemes. The conclusion of this article will demonstrate how the healthcare system in the selected Islamic countries, although it does not constitute one original model, shows specific aspects that diverge from the canonical regimes and may be considered peculiar for the countries under investigation.
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