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Table 1 WTO Members' commitments on some health-related services (3rd quarter 2000)

From: International service trade and its implications for human resources for health: a case study of Thailand

Services Number of members committed % of total WTO members
Medical and dental 54 39.1
Midwives and nursing 29 20.0
Hospital 44 31.9
Other human health services 17 12.3
Health insurance 78 56.5
  1. Note: Many of these commitments, particularly in mode 1, are "unbound", which means no commitment. Sources: Adapted from WHO/WTO, 2002 [6] and Adlung R, Carzaniga A, 2002 [10]