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The obesity epidemic slowed down in several OECD countries during the past three years. Rates grew less that previously projected, or did not grow at all, according to new data from ten OECD countries. However, rates remain high and social disparities in obesity are unabated.
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Total health spending accounted for 7.8% of GDP in Hungary in 2010, less than the average of 9.5% in OECD countries.
More people in developed countries are overweight or obese than ever before, dooming them to years of ill-health and early death. New OECD data show however that in some countries obesity rates are slowing, and that’s good news for people’s health and government budgets.
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Adult obesity rates in Hungary are amongst the highest in the OECD area, as well as child overweight.
Description of the OECD's work on Long-Term Care.
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.
About one in two adult is overweight or obese in Hungary, close to the OECD average.
Information on the status of implementation of OECD's A System of Health Accounts in Hungary.
Information regarding the status of implementation of the System of Health Accounts in OECD countries, including SHA tables, working papers and reports on implementation.
Regulatory Developments in Xenotransplantation in Hungary.