Dominican Republic – Best country to visit, but worst to die
Santo Domingo.- From Columbus to Pope John Paul, the Dominican Republic is one of the best countries to visit, just don’t die there.
In a ranking of 80 countries Dominican Republic has the fifth worst conditions in which to die …and leads all of the Americas in the unwelcomed category, followed closely by Guatemala.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) established the ranking Quality of Death Index, based on the care which states provide for terminally ill people.
Among the countries that offer the best conditions to die figure the UK and Chile in Latin America´s case, both of which have enacted a strong and effective policy for palliative care of terminal diseases.
Those countries have high levels of public spending on health care and allocate the most for those services.
Oct 8, 2015
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