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Shortcomings in healthcare seen at forefront of austerity impact in Greece
Healthcare has become one of the key issues in the Greek crisis: Not only is it a source of political friction but it also provides one of the clearest indications of the impact spending cuts have had.
In 2011, Greece spent 11.6 percent of its budget on healthcare, compared to an OECD average of 14.5. Per capita healthcare spending was reduced by 11.1 percent between 2009 and 2011 – the largest cut among OECD member states.
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