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Learn about the latest interviews, articles and media interventions from the OECD Health Division.
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OECD Health Data 2013: Frequently Requested Data (Excel file), English. Updated November 2013.
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Access key charts in this Health at a Glance 2013 Chart set presentation
This seventh edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries.
Total health spending has fallen in one of three OECD countries between 2009 and 2011, with those hardest hit by the crisis most affected. This is a sharp reversal from the strong growth in the years prior to the crisis, according to a new OECD report.
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This brochure presents the OECD Work on Health for 2013-2014, including all recent and forthcoming major publications and databases.
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.
Earlier detection and better treatment for cancer would cut death rates from the disease by around a third, saving the lives of nearly a million people in the developed world every year, according to a new report by the OECD prepared with the support of the European Commission, building on earlier World Health Organisation research.