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This book provides a framework to understand why there are waiting lists for elective surgery in some OECD countries and not in others. It also describes how waiting times are meaured in OECD countries, which differ widely, and makes recommendations for best practice. Finally, it reviews different policy approaches to tackling excessive waiting times.
Belgische bedrijven, ziekenfondsen en arbeidsbemiddelingsdiensten dienen proactiever te zijn om mensen met geestelijke gezondheidsproblemen te helpen aan het werk te blijven of een baan te vinden, volgens een nieuw OESO-rapport.
Belgian companies, mutualities and employment services should be more proactive in helping people with mental health problems stay in the workplace or find a job, according to a new OECD report.
OECD Report on Mental Health and Work in Belgium to launch on 29 January 2013 in Brussels
English, PDF, 1,230kb
This project aims to improve the comparability of data on surgical procedures available across European and non-European OECD countries by testing some methodological improvements to promote greater consistency in data reporting. It also analyses the results of the data collection on surgical procedure rates in terms of variations across countries and trends over time.
English, Excel, 992kb
Long-Term Care Dataset - OECD Health Data 2012
The OECD/Korea Policy Centre fosters the exchange of technical information and policy experiences relating to the Asia Pacific region in areas such as health statistics, pension reforms and social policy and expenditure.
Australia’s labour market reforms over the past 15 years have boosted employment and cut welfare benefit dependency.
The results of this project will provide policy makers with a greater understanding of the role of price and volumes when comparing hospital expenditures internationally.
This publication highlights how immigrants and their children are integrating into OECD societies, judging their progress against key indicators.