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People in Rural Areas Lose Out on Health Care

A new report finds people who live in rural areas have far less access to health care than do city dwellers.  The International Labor Organization reports 56 percent of the world’s rural populations have no health coverage compared to 22 percent who live in urban areas.   New data from 174 countries reveal a huge gap in access to health care between rural and urban areas worldwide.  The report, by the International Labor Organization, for the first time presents...

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