Publications & Documents


20-March-2012

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OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Korea 2012 - Raising Standards

At a time when ever more information is available about the quality of health care, the challenge for policy makers is to better understand the policies and approaches that sit behind the numbers. Korea is the first country report in a new OECD series evaluating the quality of health care across OECD countries – whether care is safe, effective and responsive to patients’ needs. OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality examine

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27-February-2012

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European Diabetes Leadership Forum (EDLF), Copenhagen, 25-26 April 2012

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.

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26-February-2012

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Health: better primary care is key to improving Korea’s healthcare system

A new OECD series of Health Care Quality Reviews opens with a review of Korea.

24-February-2012

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Economics of Public Health and Health Promotion

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.

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21-February-2012

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Obesity: Mardi Gras - how fat are people this Tuesday?

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.

3-February-2012

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International summit on "Delivering economic value from synthetic biology: current challenges and opportunities" (Sydney, Australia, 12 March 2012)

This forum explored topics such as regulatory considerations, skills and research support, intellectual property and community engagement. In addition, discussions will also focus on links between a ‘bioeconomy’ and synthetic biology.

3-February-2012

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The Forum on Synthetic Biology: Challenges and Opportunities for Australia

The Forum will explore topics such as regulatory considerations, skills and research support, intellectual property and community engagement. In addition, discussions will also focus on links between a ‘bioeconomy’ and synthetic biology.

12-December-2011

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Employment: mental health issues rising in workplace, says OECD

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.

30-November-2011

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Health Reform: Meeting the Challenge of Ageing and Multiple Morbidities

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.

23-November-2011

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Health: medical care improving but better prevention and management of chronic diseases needed to cut costs, says OECD

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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