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HEALTHCARE – in Germany, only 29% of hospitals are public but even these, in the name of “autonomy”, operate on the terms of a profitable business. From 1994 to 2016, hospital beds were reduced from 618,000 to 499,000, ie by about 119,000, while 321 hospitals were closed and many more are following. In Italy, € 37 billion in cuts have been made to the public health system over the last 10 years, closing public hospitals and staffing health gaps reaching to 56,000 before the pandemic. More of 12 million people do not receive the necessary medical treatment and care for financial reasons. -In the UK, Only in the period 2016 – 2020 were cuts in the Health system of 22 billion pounds. It is typical that in Great Britain, there are only 2.76 hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants, which is the second smallest size in Europe and only 2.8 doctors,…

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