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.
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.
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
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Because the international migration of doctors and nurses has become increasingly visible, it is often seen as the main culprit behind these shortages.
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.
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The OECD’s latest edition of Health at a Glance shows that all countries could provide better health care.
Use the interactive world map to choose key health indicators from Health at a Glance 2009.
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The aim of these guidelines is to propose a harmonised approach for the collection and analysis of biotechnology research and development (R&D) statistics in the government and higher education sectors.
This paper reports on the progress in the research and development of the set of patient safety indicators developed by the Health Care Quality Indicators project.