jueves, 22 de septiembre de 2011

Global cost of chronic disease treatment to top 47 trillion by 2030 more than triple current US national debt

Between now and 2030, the aggregate global cost of treating the five most common, non-infectious diseases -- cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, and mental health disorders -- will top $47 trillion, according to a new report released by the World Economic Forum .

And experts warn that if nothing is done to curb this escalating healthcare crisis, the global economy will most certainly collapse due to insurmountable financial insolvency.To put this astronomical $47 trillion figure into perspective, consider the fact that the current US national debt is just under $15 trillion -- this means that at the current...

Source:
http://healthyken.com/2011/09/global-cost-of-chronic-disease-treatment-to-top-47-trillion-by-2030-more-than-triple-current-us-national-debt-2.html