Multiple Sclerosis Index
How FutureProof is the healthcare system in Portugal?
Position 26th /30 European Countries
How this score impacts life in Portugal
Support & Management Must improve support for people with MS Portugal ranked 27th on the Support and Management Vital Sign, and improvements are needed in all measures that address the management of symptoms and progression of the disease. View this data Sick Pay Generous sick pay conditions Placing 1st, Portugal performed exceptionally well on number of days of social security-mandated sick pay, which likely means a greater ability for people with disabilities to contribute to the workforce. View this data Physiotherapists More physiotherapists needed Portugal's performance in the index could be improved by increasing number of physiotherapists per 100,000 inhabitants (29th). View this data
Vital Signs and Measures
All measures, including the measures within the Vital Signs, are equally weighted.