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This event was the first time the OECD has taken a systematic look at what marine biotechnology could contribute to the grand challenges of food and fuel security, population health, green growth and sustainable industries.
Across OECD countries some 83 million people suffer from diabetes. On current trends, that will rise to almost 100 million by 2030.
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Background document to the European Diabetes Leadership Forum (EDLF) in Copenhagen, 25-26 April 2012.
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This guide comprises eight key points for planning public engagement activities. It contains a set of questions to help policy makers develop a plan from start to finish, as well as practical case studies from countries that have used the guide in their communication activities.
The OECD has launched a project on variations in medical practice, as reducing unwarranted variations in medical practice may contribute to increasing quality, efficiency and equity in health care delivery.
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This report is the first of a new series of publications reviewing the Quality of Health Care across selected OECD countries.
The European Diabetes Leadership Forum (EDLF), to be held in Copenhagen on 25-26 April 2012, is hosted by the OECD and the Danish Diabetes Association.
A new OECD series of Health Care Quality Reviews opens with a review of Korea.
OECD and the European Observatory on Heath Systems and Policies joined forces to conduct a study on the economics of public health and health promotion.
More people in developed countries are overweight or obese than ever before, dooming them to years of ill-health and early death. New OECD data show however that in some countries obesity rates are slowing, and that’s good news for people’s health and government budgets.