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Description of the OECD's work on Long-Term Care.
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Total health spending accounted for 11% of GDP in Austria in 2010, more than one percentage point higher than the OECD average of 9.5%.
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In Österreich beliefen sich die Gesamtausgaben für Gesundheit im Jahr 2010 auf 11% des BIP und lagen damit um mehr als einen Prozentpunkt über dem OECD-Durchschnitt von 9,5%.
The mortality amenable to health care is defined as a possible indicator to measure the health care systems performance in preventing premature deaths that can be avoided by appropriate health care intervention. This paper assesses the feasibility of using this indicator in OECD countries.
Obesity rates in Austria are lower than the OECD average, but 1 in 2 adults and 1 in 5 children are overweight. The proportion of people overweight is projected by the OECD to rise over the next 10 years but the rate of increase is one of the slowest in the OECD.
Information on the status of implementation of OECD's A System of Health Accounts in Austria.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.