Economist Magdolna Csath, at a conference of the Hungarian Society for Health Economics, said that those states that contain important sums in human wealth will be successful in the future. He put it that he was facing tremendous changes in the world and were successful later in the countries that stopped knowledge. At the event, the expert also provided information on government spending, writes World Economy.
Csath announced at the conference that while Hungary spends 4.5 percent of GDP on health care, the EU average is 7 grades. As an example, he mentioned that the health expenditure of neighboring Austria as a proportion of GDP was 8.3 in the recent period.
Giving further details, he said that in 2010 he spent 756 euros on a Hungarian patient, this number was already 949 euros in 2019. Among other things, in 2010 the Austrians spent five times the Hungarian edition per patient. This proportion exists as Austria spent € 4,672 in 2019 per patient.
(Featured image illustration: A hospital employee examines a patient in the Moscow Hospital Obstetrics section for infected patients. December 23, 2020. Photo: Iliya Pitalev / AFP)