Poor-Quality Health Care Contributes To 5M Deaths Annually In LMICs, Study Shows
NPR: What Kills 5 Million People A Year? It’s Not Just Disease
“…A new report published in The Lancet on Wednesday finds that when it comes to health, quality — not quantity — seems to be more important. The study estimates that five million people die every year because of poor-quality health care in low- and middle-income countries. That’s significantly more than the 3.6 million people in those countries who die from not having access to care…” (Schreiber, 9/5).