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Obesity rates in Korea are among the lowest in the OECD.
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Obesity rates are high in Canada, relative to most OECD countries, but they have not increased substantially in the last 15 years.
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Les taux d’obésité en France sont parmi les plus bas de l’OCDE, mais ils ont augmenté de façon régulière.
Mental illness is a growing problem in society and is increasingly affecting productivity and well-being in the workplace, according to a new OECD report.
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The ageing of our societies is at the same time one of our greatest achievements and one of our biggest challenges. Increasingly people – and the health systems that serve them – have to cope with more than one chronic disease at a time, a situation known as multimorbidity.
Though overall medical care is improving, efforts to prevent and better manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and asthma would improve results and lower costs, according to the OECD’s latest edition of Health at a Glance.
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This sixth edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. It provides striking evidence of large variations across countries in the costs, activities and results of health systems.
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A System of Health Accounts provides a standard accounting framework for the comparable measurement and reporting of health expenditures by the resident population.
This OECD project aims to monitor to what extent and how information and communication technologies are used in the health sector.
The Swiss health system is one of the world’s best but must adapt to deal with rising costs and higher rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to a new OECD/WHO report.