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OECD Health Statistics 2014 - Country Notes
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Mexico needs serious investment in prevention programmes to address its massive, and still rising, obesity rate, according to a new OECD report.
The global economic crisis has had a profound impact on people’s well-being, reaching far beyond the loss of jobs and income, and affecting citizens’ satisfaction with their lives and their trust in governments, according to a new OECD report.
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...
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.
Individual prevention programmes could avoid up to 47 000 deaths from chronic diseases every year. Deaths avoided could increase to 55 000 if different interventions were combined in a comprehensive prevention strategy.
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Fit not fat: Country facts Mexico (in Spanish)
OECD Reviews of Health Systems are in-depth studies of the health system of member countries.
The health status of Mexicans has experienced marked progress over the past few decades.