Canada earns "B" grade on health indicators

Silversides, Ann
November 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/10/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 10, pE239
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the report from the Conference Board of Canada concerning the health ranking of Canada as presented in its 13th annual international comparison of health status indicators. It notes that Canada received "B" grade for health, ranking 10th among 16 countries. However, the country obtained "C" ranking for infant mortality, diabetes rate and deaths due to musculoskeletal system disease. Meanwhile, Canada's only "A" ranking is on self-reported health condition.


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