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Euro Health Consumer Index 2016 confirms the good performance of the Portuguese health system, with a 14th place (among 35 countries).

Euro Health Consumer Index 2016 confirms the good performance of the Portuguese health system, with a 14th place (among 35 countries). The high number of medical doctors per inhabitant, about 443 per 100,000 inhabitants*, is crucial to guaranteeing this system’s quality. Portugal is the 5th country in the 28 EU countries with this indicator, which is above the European average of 350 medical doctors per 100,000 inhabitants.

 

 

*data from 2014