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Healthcare Spending Poised for Global Surge
Health Leaders Media

Global spending on healthcare will surge by $71 trillion—an increase of more than 50%—by 2020, with the greatest growth coming from emerging markets in Brazil, Russia, India, and China, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers. Health spending in these countries is rising faster than gross domestic product, exposing gaps in budget deficits and prompting governments to look to public-private partnerships for better value, PwC said in its report, Build and Beyond: The (r)evolution of healthcare PPPs.