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OECD 50th Anniversary Conference: papers and speaker biographies

 

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Documents and presentations

 Programme

Papers and presentations follow in agenda order

 

 For 50 years OECD countries have continually adapted to changing burdens of disease; the latest challenge is people with multiple chronic conditions

This paper looks at the change in the burden of disease to which health systems have had to respond over the last 50 years since the founding of the OECD in 1961. Whilst infectious diseases were the priority of health systems 50 years ago, the focus is now on chronic diseases, including multiple chronic conditions. How are health systems coping with the challenge and what international measures are being taken?

 

Presentation given by Gerard Anderson, Johns Hopkins University, United States

 

 Ageing, Health and Innovation: Policy Reforms to Facilitate Healthy and Active Ageing in OECD Countries

Increasing life expectancy and falling birth rates are resulting in an ageing population. This paper looks at how these demographic changes should be considered by policy makers.  They need not be the cause of fiscal problems and intergenerational conflict; on the contrary, an effective healthy ageing strategy can deliver a more productive and independent population, keeping people out of institutional care.

 

Presentation given by Michael Hodin, Global Coalition on Ageing

Presentation given by Anand Parekh, US Department of Health and Human Services

Presentation given by Aaron Cohen, Discussant, Ministry of Health, Israel

 

 The challenge of financing care for individuals with multiple morbidity: rocket science or child rearing?

This paper focuses on the financing challenge facing all OECD countries a growing elderly population with complex health needs. Dispite a shared problem, countries responses vary widely. The challenges and possible reponses are explored in this paper, which argues that we are at a vital crossroads in the issue.

 

Presentation given by Geoffrey Anderson, University of Toronto, Canada

Presentation given by Partick Jeurissen, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, Netherlands

 

 Reconfiguring health professions in times of multiple morbidity: eight recommendations for change

Health care provision is highly specialised and fragmented. The paper analyses deficiencies in the organisation of health professions in the light of increasing demands due to multiple morbidities, and proposes some challenging suggestions for future reform.

 

Presentation given by Nicolaas Sieds Klazinga, OECD Secretariat

Presentation given by David Gordon, World Federation for Medical Education

 

 Health Sector innovation and partnership: policy responses to the new economic context

There are key organisational implications for health care systems steming from demographic and technological developments and the long-term fundamental shift of wealth creation away from developed nations toward the emerging economies. Current responses are explored and future strategies assessed.

 

Presentation given by Johan Calltorp, Nordic School of Public Health in Gothenburg, Sweden

Health Sector innovation and partnership: policy responses to the new economic context






Publication from the Conference: Health Reform: Meeting the Challenge of Ageing and Multiple Morbidities

 

BIAC Task Force on Health Care

 

Submission to the Conference

 

Speakers

 

 

Aart de Geus, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

 

Geoffrey Anderson, University of Toronto

 

Nicole Denjoy, Chair of the BIAC Task Force on Health Care Policy

 

Jane Halton, Secretary of the Department of Health and Ageing, Australia, Chair of the OECD Health Committee

 

Gerard Anderson, Johns Hopkins University

 

Niek Klazinga, Head of the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators project, OECD Secretariat

 

Michael Hodin, Executive Director, Global Coalition on Ageing

 

Christopher A. Viehbacher, CEO, Sanofi

 

Anand Parekh, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services

 

Johan Calltorp, Nordic School of Public Health in Gothenburg

 

Fernando Álvarez Del Río, Head of Economic Analysis Unit, Ministry of Health, Mexico

 

Richard Saltman, Emory University, United States

 

 

 

 

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