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Health spending continues to rise faster than economic growth in most OECD countries, maintaining a trend observed since the 1970s. Health spending reached 9.5% of GDP on average in 2009, the most recent year for which figures are available, up from 8.8% in 2008, according to OECD Health Data 2011.
The Recommendation seeks to assist both OECD member and non-member countries in the development of appropriate sustainability assessment methodologies for bio-based products.
Background papers and speaker information for the OECD 50th Anniversary Conference on Health Reform: the challenge of ageing and multiple morbidities
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Policy brief of the OECD publication Help Wanted? Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care.
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Download the tables and figures from the OECD publication Help Wanted? Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care
This OECD publication examines the provision and financing of long-term care and offers predictions and advice for future.
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The OECD’s 50th Anniversary is an opportunity to reaffirm what we stand for and what we are about. After 50 years, our objective is and remains to help member and partner country’s governments to formulate and implement better policies for better lives.
This page describes the OECD's role in the global campaign to fight cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic respiratory disease.
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...
To assess the feasibility of using secondary data sets information to feed an output-based PPP approach for hospital services, we reviewed the main characteristics of diagnoses and procedures coding standards, DRG classification systems, and cost-finding methods used in selected OECD countries.