A comparative study of the health care delivery system of Korea and Thailand

Chung Yul Lee, Kobkul Phanchareanworakul, Won Jung Cho, Nantawan Suwonnaroop, Margaret J. Storey, Chongjit Sanaeha, Panudda Priyatruk, Euisook Kim, Sumontha Sittipongsakul, Gwang Suk Kim, Supawadee Limpanatorn, Ku Min Seo

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)


The objectives of this study were to compare the health care delivery systems of Korea and Thailand and the health status of the people of the 2 countries. To analyze the health care delivery system government organization of health care, health care personnel, and health insurance programs were examined. The population distribution, life expectancy, maternal and infant death rates, cause of specific death rates, and health behaviors were examined to determine the health status of the 2 populations. From this comparison of the health care system and health status of the 2 countries, recommendations are made concerning government policy and activation of health care professionals and health workers to address the problems that were identified in the study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-119
Number of pages5
JournalNursing Outlook
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Funded by WHO Project grant and a grant from the Health System Research Institute of Thailand.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nursing(all)


Dive into the research topics of 'A comparative study of the health care delivery system of Korea and Thailand'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this