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Statistics on biotechnology firms, biotechnology R&D (including public sector expenditures), biotech applications and patents.
English, Excel, 992kb
Long-Term Care Dataset - OECD Health Data 2012
The OECD/Korea Policy Centre fosters the exchange of technical information and policy experiences relating to the Asia Pacific region in areas such as health statistics, pension reforms and social policy and expenditure.
The results of this project will provide policy makers with a greater understanding of the role of price and volumes when comparing hospital expenditures internationally.
News on Health issues from the OECD. Health at a Glance: Europe 2012, Health at a Glance Asia/ Pacific 2012, Health Data 2012: These are featured in the November 2012 issue of Health Update along with many other releases and project news.
English, PDF, 2,538kb
This brochure presents the OECD Work on Health for 2013-2014, including all recent and forthcoming major publications and databases.
This second edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and health care quality across 27 Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
Though the rate of public spending on healthcare in the Asia/Pacific region is still well below the OECD average, countries there are committing more resources to improving health care quality.
OECD Health Care Quality Reviews seek to examine what works and what does not work in different countries – both to benchmark the efforts of countries and to provide advice on reforms to improve their health system.
English, PDF, 274kb
Background paper for the OECD Expert workshop on improving health expenditure forecasting.