Publications & Documents


8-June-2010

English

Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology

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” .

28-May-2010

English

OECD Health Working Paper No. 49: The Challenge of Financing Health Care in the Current Crisis: An Analysis based on the OECD Data

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.

20-May-2010

English

OECD Factbook: Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics

The OECD Factbook is the best-selling, innovative title from the OECD. It provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators, presenting them clearly and concisely, and in a range of user-friendly formats.

6-May-2010

English

International Symposium on Opportunities and Challenges in the Emerging Field of Synthetic Biology: Synthesis Report

This July 2009 symposium brought together the different communities – scientific, engineering, policy, public and legal – involved in synthetic biology and explored the opportunities and challenges posed by this emerging field.

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3-May-2010

English

OECD Health Working Paper No. 50: Health Systems Institutional Characteristics: A Survey of 29 OECD Countries

In 2008, the OECD launched a survey to collect information on the health systems characteristics of member countries. This paper presents the informaton provided by 29 of these countries in 2009.

9-April-2010

English

Health: Key tables from OECD

The key tables on health include data on health expenditure, practising physicians, hospital beds, life expectancy, infant mortality, suicides, cancer, tobacco consumption, and overweight or obesity. Historical data refer to the latest eight time periods.

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31-March-2010

English

OECD Health Working Paper No. 51: Effective Ways to realise Policy Reforms in Health Systems

This paper is based on evidence from the countries which have seen their health systems reviewed by the OECD in recent years. It considers four issues in particular, these being the ones used across all the different reform areas covered by the Making Reform Happen project

12-March-2010

English, Excel, 604kb

International Migration of Health Workers (Policy Brief)

Because the international migration of doctors and nurses has become increasingly visible, it is often seen as the main culprit behind these shortages.

11-March-2010

English

OECD Workshop on Outlook on Industrial Biotechnology

Workshop discussions were structured around a set of issues papers – one for each of the sessions. The workshop was set up as a working roundtable discussion. 50 participants familiar with data sources for industrial biotechnology attended the workshop.

26-January-2010

English

Internships – Trainees

Health Division internship/trainee requests: please supply a CV, motivation letter, dates of availability and the minimum length of the internship desired to health.contact@oecd.org.

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