Malta has moved up four places in the Euro Health Consumer Index issued by the Health Consumer Powerhouse. It was given 663 points and is up from position 27 and 582 points in 2014.

The report commented that Malta has decent accessibility to healthcare, but is not too strong on treatment results.

The Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Chris Fearne, said there was more to be done, but Malta was definitely on the right track.

A cursory look at the data shows Malta in 32nd place out of 43in cancer incidence and mortality (2012 figure)

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