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By Madison Park, CNN
America doesn't have universal health care coverage, but nearly 50 countries have attained universal or near-universal health coverage by 2008, according to the International Labor Organization. Here are more examples of countries have implemented near-universal health care:
Brazil – Free health care coverage is recognized as a citizen's right in Brazil.
Rwanda – Since establishing a national health plan in 1999, Rwanda has insured about 91% of its population with health care.
Thailand – The WHO uses Thailand as an example of a low- or middle-income country that has been able to extend health coverage to all citizens.
Moldova – The Eastern European country became independent with the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. By 2004, it began a mandatory health insurance program.
Kuwait – The level of health care is comparable to average European standards, according to the WHO.
Chile – The Chilean constitution guarantees rights to health protection.