24-hour state-covered dental care. 1 doctor for every 600 citizens. No citizen more than 20 minutes from a consultorio clinic with a resident doctor and nurse (that often visits you at home, unannounced). American embargoes contribute to a balanced diet. Lowest infant mortality, second only to Canada. Total annual care paid per citizen: $251. Doctors-in-training come from all over the world to do residency in this world-class medical system.
Full report on BBC’s Newsnight.
What if we considered the physical and mental health of our citizenry as vital to a happy, healthy, productive workforce? What if re-training an entire generation for a world post-manufacturing was a matter of national security?