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The main objectives of the panel were to launch the report from Montreal Workshop entitled “Towards the Development of OECD Best Practices for Assessing the Sustainability of Bio-based Products” and to communicate its main conclusions.
Health services account for a large and increasing share of production and expenditure in OECD countries but there are also noticeable differences between countries in expenditure per capita. Whether such differences are due to more services consumed in some countries than in others or whether they reflect differences in the price of services is a question of significant policy relevance. Yet, cross-country comparisons of the price of
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En el 2008, el gasto sanitario como proporción del PIB alcanzo 9.0% en EspañaOECD Health Data 2010: Statistics and Indicators
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En el 2008, Chile dedico el 6.9% de su PIB al gasto en salud, 2 puntos de porcentuales por debajo del promedio de países de la OCDE quienes dedicaban al gasto sanitario (9.0%).
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En 2008, México dedico el 5.9% de su PIB al gasto en salud, siendo esta la proporción más baja de todos los países de la OCDE, 3 puntos porcentuales por de bajo del promedio de los países de la OCDE (9.0%).<
This report presents an analysis of OECD countries’ efforts toimplement information and communication technologies (ICTs) in healthcare systems.
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This newsletter provides up-to-date information on the OECD’s work on health. Although it is mainly intended for those who are familiar with the Organisation and its work, it is hoped that the newsletter will also provide information of interest to a wider audience.
The key goal of the current work is to identify further means (e.g. international guidelines, policy recommendations) to implement the 2004 OECD Science and Technology Ministers mandate on “Biotechnology for Sustainable Growth and Development” .
The ratio of health expenditure to GDP, which in macroeconomic terms is an indicator which summarises the financing needs of a national health system, is likely to rise in countries for which the GDP falls. This paper reviews the possible implications of the recessions for this ratio.
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