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   OECD Work on Health - Brochure
OECD - Health
10-Jan-2018
http://www.oecd.org/health/Health-Brochure.pdf

This new brochure presents the OECD Work on Health for 2017-2018, including all recent and forthcoming major publications and databases.....
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   Antimicrobial Resistance
OECD - Health
5-Jan-2018
http://www.oecd.org/health/antimicrobial-resistance.htm

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing health and economic threat requiring multipronged responses. The OECD provides a forum for discussion and provide countries with the evidence to implement effective and cost-effective policies to tackle AMR, promote effective use of antimicrobials and incentivis....
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   Health Update - The OECD Newsletter on Health
OECD - Health
7-Dec-2017
http://newsletter.oecd.org/q/13WYZSZgZ6HQ7KVJZH8ru/wv

Read about the release of Health at a Glance 2017, of the 28 EU Country Health Profiles, and of other major reports such as Preventing Ageing Unequally and our Costa Rica and Peru OECD Reviews of Health Systems. The Health Division also prepared for the Milan G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting a brochur....
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   The Mexican health care system has made great progress during the last decade – but the remaining challenges are daunting
OECD - Health
6-Jan-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/the-mexican-health-care-system-has-made-great-progress-during-the-last-decade-but-the-remaining-challenges-are-daunting.htm

In the ten years since the introduction of Seguro Popular, some 50 million Mexicans previously at risk of unaffordable health care bills now have access to health insurance. The OECD Review of Health Systems: Mexico 2016 finds that the share of the population exposed to unaffordable or impoverishing....
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   World Cancer Day: Where do OECD countries stand in the “war against cancer”?
OECD - Health
4-Feb-2016
http://oecdinsights.org/2016/02/04/where-do-oecd-countries-stand-in-the-war-against-cancer/

World Cancer Day: Where do OECD countries stand in the “war against cancer”?....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Australia
OECD - Health
10-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Australia-December-2015.pdf

The Australian health system is a complex mix of federal and state government funding and responsibility, making it difficult for patients to navigate. Despite its complexity, Australia’s universal health system achieves good results relatively efficiently.....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Canada
OECD - Health
10-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Canada-January-2016.pdf

The growth rate in health spending per capita in Canada has slowed down markedly in recent years, being close to zero in real terms since 2011. Life expectancy in Canada is one year higher than the OECD average, but rising alcohol consumption and obesity rates are growing risk factors to health. Can....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Finland
OECD - Health
10-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Finland-January-2016.pdf

Finland appears to have a high performing health system, with remarkable good quality in both primary and hospital care. The country also achieves good health status at relatively low level of health spending. Despite these advances, there are specific areas where improvements can be made such as pr....
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   Overview of Health Policy in France
OECD - Health
10-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-France-January-2016.pdf

The French health care system performs relatively well. Health outcomes are better than the OECD average and citizens enjoy good access to care. However, France is lagging behind other OECD countries in some areas including for example antibiotics prescribing or alcohol consumption.....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Italy
OECD - Health
10-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Italy-November-2015.pdf

Italy’s indicators of health system outcomes and quality are consistently good. This is despite levels of health spending below other high-income OECD countries. However, Italy is lagging behind in some areas, like long-term care and prevention of non-communicable diseases.....
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   Private hospital prices in South Africa are expensive for citizens
OECD - Health
17-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/private-hospital-prices-in-south-africa-are-expensive-for-citizens.htm

Price levels for private hospital services in South Africa are comparable to the levels observed across OECD countries. But they are higher than what could be expected given the country’s income, according to a new OECD working paper.....
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   Urgent research needed into risks from nanomaterials in household waste
OECD - Health
22-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/urgent-research-needed-into-risks-from-nanomaterials-in-household-waste.htm

Urgent research is needed to assess the possible risks to human health and ecosystems from the ever-increasing amounts of engineered nanomaterials going into household waste and ending up in the environment, according to a new OECD report.....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Ireland
OECD - Health
23-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Ireland-February-2016.pdf

Although Ireland has seen remarkable improvements in the health of its population in the last decades, several challenges lie ahead for its health system. Based on available OECD analyses, further progress could be made to promote efficient use of hospital resources, strengthen primary care, address....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Chile
OECD - Health
24-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Chile-February-2016.pdf

Despite achieving near universal health coverage with a basic benefit package that all health payers must provide, health financing in Chile remains inefficient and inequitable. There is room for improving the system by moving towards a unified, equitable social security system for the entire popula....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Mexico
OECD - Health
24-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Mexico-February-2016.pdf

Although many health indicators are improving in Mexico, the country has the lowest life expectancy in the OECD. This is due to unhealthy lifestyles with higher risk factors to health leading to chronic diseases and mortality, but also to persisting barriers of access to high-quality health care ser....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Belgium
OECD - Health
29-Feb-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Belgium-February-2016.pdf

Belgium shows average health outcomes compared to other OECD countries. Life expectancy at birth is 80.7 years, just above the OECD average. Quality of care is fair, standing again near the OECD average. Health expenditure at 10.2% of GDP is higher than the OECD average of 1.3% points in 2013. Healt....
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   Health workers with right skills in right places needed
OECD - Health
15-Mar-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-workers-with-right-skills-in-right-places-needed.htm

The number of doctors and nurses has reached record levels in the OECD. Countries should now reform their training and employment strategies to better respond to people’s changing health needs and also reduce their reliance on foreign-trained health workers from developing countries, according to ....
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   Launch of the UNSG High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth with Angel Gurría as co-vice chair
OECD - Health
23-Mar-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/workforce.htm

Launch and first meeting of the Commission, Lyon, France. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr François Hollande, President of France and, H.E. Mr Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa.....
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   The doctor will see you now (if you turn on the video)
OECD - Health
4-Apr-2016
http://oecdinsights.org/2016/04/02/health-workforce-skills-mismatch/

An elderly man with cardiovascular disease tests his own blood pressure, and sends the results to an online application that his doctor can access. Another patient with depression living in a rural area far from health services tells a psychiatrist how he is feeling via a video connection. All of th....
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   Stepping Up to Tackle Mental Ill-Health
OECD - Health
18-Apr-2016
http://oecdinsights.org/2016/04/13/stepping-up-to-tackle-mental-ill-health/

“Mental health issues exact a high price on individuals, their families, employers and the economy,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, “Policymakers have been too slow to act. Strong political leadership is needed to drive reform and tackle this issue.”....
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   Pharmaceutical Expenditure and Policies: Past Trends and Future Challenges
OECD - Health
25-Apr-2016
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/5jm0q1f4cdq7-en

This paper looks at recent trends in pharmaceutical spending across OECD countries. It examines the drivers of recent spending trends, highlighting differences across therapeutic classes, and then looks at emerging challenges for policy makers in the management of pharmaceutical spending.....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Greece
OECD - Health
27-Apr-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Greece-January-2016.pdf

Between 2009 and 2013, public spending on health fell by EUR 5.2 billion – representing a 32% drop in real-terms. This reduction clearly represents a shock for the system to adsorb, even though it is clear that there were inefficiencies in the Greek system (for example, inappropriate prescribing, ....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Norway
OECD - Health
27-Apr-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Norway-February-2016.pdf

Norway has an impressive and comprehensive health system, but it is facing several challenges over the coming years. The shift in the need for care from an ageing population will weigh heavily on the Norwegian health care system, demanding for more skilled health care personnel as well as strengthen....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Israel
OECD - Health
27-Apr-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Israel-April-2016.pdf

Israel has built a universal health system at relatively low-cost. Health spending was 7.5% of GDP in 2013, below the OECD average of 8.9% although the health spending share of GDP has been increasing rapidly, particularly in recent years. Israel has developed a sophisticated programme to monitor qu....
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   Overview of Health Policy in Korea
OECD - Health
27-Apr-2016
http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Health-Policy-in-Korea-April-2016.pdf

In the past 30 years Korea has gone from having a limited medical infrastructure, fragmented financing and limited population coverage, to a health care system characterised by universal coverage, one of the highest life expectancies in the world while still having one of the lowest levels of health....
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