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Healthcare system

The quality of healthcare varies from province to province. In the rural communities and those further North, healthcare is a step behind its Southern counterparts. There are concerns about discrepanc ...

Health insurance

Canadian health insurance varies based on the province in question, so there are fifteen variants. Canada provides a free, basic, healthcare system for its citizens and all legal residents. Medicare ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Ottawa
Population : 34.7 million
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Medical tourism

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Healthcare system

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Ottawa
Population : 34.7 million
Main languages spoken : English, French
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +1
Internet domain : .ca
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 42610 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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World Bank 2015

Population profile

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UN 2015
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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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WHO 2008
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Healthcare expenditure

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WHO 2012
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WHO 2015
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WHO 2015
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Healthcare provision

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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
PET scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD 2016

Healthcare activity

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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016

Health profile

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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
Ischemic heart disease: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
Deaths due to HIV/AIDS (per 100 000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Prevalence of Obesity (BMI >30) : Login to view
OECD 2017

Cosmetic surgery

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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2013
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Obesity surgery

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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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