Publications & Documents


15-February-2015

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All on Board - Making Inclusive Growth Happen

All on Board: Making Inclusive Growth Happen puts forth a new approach to economic growth that goes beyond traditional monetary indicators and includes dimensions that reflect people's well-being. It introduces an analytical framework to assess economic growth based on a measurement of multidimensional living standards. The report also presents win-win policies that can deliver stronger growth and greater inclusiveness in

3-February-2015

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Dementia Research and Care - Can Big Data Help?

OECD countries are developing strategies to improve the quality of life of those affected by dementia and to support long-term efforts for a disease-modifying therapy or cure. The OECD jointly hosted an international workshop in Toronto with the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto on 15 September 2014. The aim of the workshop was to advance

27-January-2015

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Drinking Lives Away - Harmful Alcohol Use and the Economics of Public Health

Alcoholic beverages, and their harmful use, have been familiar fixtures in human societies since the beginning of recorded history. Worldwide, alcohol is a leading cause of ill health and premature mortality. It accounts for 1 in 17 deaths, and for an even larger proportion of disabilities, especially in men. In OECD countries, alcohol consumption is about twice the world average. Its social costs are estimated in excess of 1% of

22-January-2015

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Health Workforce

Health workers are crucial for ensuring access to high quality and cost-effective care. Current projects analyse different aspects of health workforce policy, including how countries can improve their health workforce planning, what policymakers can do to ensure that doctors practice where they are most needed, and whether health workers put their skills to effective use in their jobs.

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22-January-2015

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Health Publications

This page lists the OECD publications related to health.

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22-January-2015

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Biosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organisms - Conference Proceedings

Micro-organisms play a fundamental role in the environment. Yet their role is the result of complex biogeochemical processes by consortia of micro-organisms and the function of individual species is not clear in many cases.

This publication provides an overview of the current situation and relevant developments in environmental microbiology, as well as its potential application, which covers: use of micro-organisms for

21-January-2015

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Health Policies

The OECD Health Division analyses health systems' performance and studies policy options to address shortcomings in performance. Browse the list of current analytical projects within the Health Division.

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20-January-2015

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Waiting Times

Over the past decade, many OECD countries have introduced new policies to tackle excessive waiting times for elective treatments with some success. However, in the wake of the recent economic downturn and severe pressures on public budgets, waiting times may rise again, and it is important to understand which policies work.

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15-January-2015

English

Graph of the Month

The OECD Health Division is releasing a new series to highlight its work on health policies and data. A new graph will be available each month.

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15-January-2015

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Health Statistics

The OECD carries out work on health data and indicators to improve international comparisons and economic analyses of health systems.

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