In Rwanda, Health Care Coverage That Eludes the U.S.

Rwanda offers universal health coverage to its citizens, with a reported 25 percent having to pay no premiums. The system has allowed for great advances in health across the nation, with a dramatic rise in life expectancy—from 48 to 58 in the last 10 years. This article looks at a number of ways in which Rwanda's policies and programs have led to their success.

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