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Obesity rates in Korea are among the lowest in the OECD.
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 Korea are among the lowest in the OECD, but have been increasing steadily.
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Fit not fat: Country facts Korea
Korea spent 6.8% of GDP on health, less than the OECD average of 8.9%. Spending per person has grown significantly over the past decade, but remains lower than average. The public sector provides slightly more than half of all health funding.
Information on the status of implementation of OECD's A System of Health Accounts in Korea.
Information regarding the status of implementation of the System of Health Accounts in OECD countries, including SHA tables, working papers and reports on implementation.
This summary study looks at existing Korean family, health and pension policies from an international perspective and considers them in view of the emerging policy challenges in Korea. It was presented at a policy forum on Low fertility and Ageing Society, in September 2006 in Seoul.
OECD Reviews of Health Systems are in-depth studies of the health system of member countries.
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.