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Large Portion Of Global Population Cannot Afford Health Care, ILO Report Says

U.N. News Centre: “Paying out-of-pocket for health care leads to ‘deep impoverishment’ — U.N. report”
“Some 80 percent of the population across 44 countries lives without any health protection, essentially being deprived of the right to health care simply because they cannot afford it, according to a new report released by the International Labor Organization (ILO).¬†Globally, some 40 percent of the population is excluded from access to health care, the ILO said in a statement [Tuesday]…” (12/9).