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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.
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.
How can the performance of the Korean health care system be improved?