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Investing in a healthier economy

23 Jan 2023

There are few investments more worth making than one for your health. In our latest study, we analysed eight countries in central and eastern Europe and found that, by all measures, lower healthcare spending leads to poorer health outcomes. As populations age and the economy continues to recover, policymakers should view greater healthcare expenditures as a necessary investment in economic growth and health system resiliency. Closing the gap between central and eastern European countries and their western European counterparts must be a priority for national governments – for the health of their citizens and economies.  

For more on the benefits of healthier investments, read our full report in partnership with Economist Impact.