Making Sense of Health Rankings - ARCHIVED

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This special methodological paper will help readers understand and assess reports that rank the health status or health system performance of a country, province or jurisdiction. The report outlines the components and processes that underlie health rankings, explores why such rankings can be difficult to interpret and includes a plain-language checklist to use as a critical evaluative resource when reading health-ranking reports.


This publication has been discontinued since June 2016. This was a one-time release.

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