There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O'Rourke
I disagree with the mandate for many reasons, but I have extra vested interest in it for obvious ones.
All these prove is how we rank based upon what they think is important, not actual performance. What other factors play a role? Are there any, or are you saying that no other factors influence statistics used to measure healthcare?
Does whether we have uninsured people vs a socialist system actually affect the quality of care given? If we eliminated all the cost associated with the uninsured, what would our actual costs be? What role does the development and deployment of new technologies play? How do we rank compared to others for innovation? How do we rank in post operative infections vs others? What about quality of facilities?
What other factors play a role? Where do we rank for teen pregnancy? Does that play a role? How about obesity? Exercise? Alcoholism? Drug Use? Accident rates? Pollution in the air and water?
Why only those selected countries? Why not all? The WHO has been trying to sell and support socialism in medicine since it's start. Why should I believe they don't tailor their findings to be pro-socialism like so many other things from the UN?
Be sure to work hard and get lots of overtime. People on welfare want more steaks and free upgrades to smart phones with unlimited data packages.