World trade in health services in a competitive environment and global transformations

Keywords: world trade, medical services, globalization, liberalization, health care system, general agreement on trade in services, telemedicine, medical tourism


The author analyzes the main directions of international trade in medical services.

The issues of increasing the efficiency of health care services and controlling their quality, implementation of international cooperation in health care sphere are considered. Particular attention is paid to existing international trade agreements in the health care sphere


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How to Cite
Gaponova, E. (2018). World trade in health services in a competitive environment and global transformations. The Journal of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Series: International Relations. Economics. Country Studies. Tourism, (7), 21-25.