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Ahead of the UK, Saudi Arabia Ranks High for Women's Health

  • Publish date: Saturday، 28 January 2023
Ahead of the UK, Saudi Arabia Ranks High for Women's Health

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been named the best Arab nation for women's health, surpassing the UK on a global ranking.

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have the highest rankings among Arab countries in the newly released Hologic Global Women's Health Index 2021 report, coming in at 28th and 35th, respectively.

Ahead of the UK, Saudi Arabia Ranks High for Women's Health

Lebanon and Turkey, ranked 118th and 119th, respectively, in the bottom 10 of the 122 nations, had some of the lowest rankings. The United Kingdom was ranked 30th, two spots behind Saudi Arabia.

The US placed 23rd in the ranking, ahead of France but below Germany, New Zealand, and Singapore. Afghanistan had the lowest score on the worldwide ranking, while Taiwan and Latvia had the best.

Nearly 127,000 women and men were interviewed for the research, and questions related to preventive care, emotional health, perceptions of health and safety, and basic necessities were asked. Women were interviewed by Hologic Inc. and its partner Gallup to rate a variety of factors, from mental health to preventive care.

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