Publications & Documents


  • 25-April-2003

    English

    Biotechnology and Sustainability: The Fight Against Infectious Disease

    This booklet describes how biotechnology and genomics science can be used to fight neglected infectious diseases as well as reviewing the challenges facing Governments to overcome market failure in supply of products. It draws on discussions a...

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  • 11-April-2003

    English

    OECD Study on Measuring Equity of Access to Health Care

    The study measured access to selected health care services by the actual use of these services (self-reported). The focus is on variations in utilisation across income groups (eg., income quintiles).

  • 13-February-2003

    English, , 123kb

    Conference on Biotechnology for Infectious Diseases - Rapporteurs' report

    Rapporteurs' report of the Conference on Biotechnology for Infectious Diseases: Addressing the Global Needs, held in Lisbon, Portugal on - 7-9 October 2002.

  • 23-December-2002

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    Genetic Inventions, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Practices: Evidence and Policies

    This report presents the findings of an OECD Workshop held in Berlin to establish the impact of patents and licensing on development and access to genetic technology. Few topics in the life sciences today provoke as much debate as the availability of patent protection on "genetic inventions".

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  • 23-December-2002

    English

    Genetic Inventions, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Practices: Evidence and Policies

    This report presents the findings of an OECD Workshop held in Berlin to establish the impact of patents and licensing on development and access to genetic technology. Few topics in the life sciences today provoke as much debate as the availability of patent protection on "genetic inventions".

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  • 9-November-2001

    English

    OECD/WHO Consultation on Xenotransplantation Surveillance: Summary Report

    This report is a summary of exchange of ideas held during the Consultation. Specialists exchanged ideas on the desirability of and possible approaches to xenotransplantation-associated infectious disease surveillance, both at country level and internationally.

  • 5-October-2001

    English

    Scientific, Industrial and Health Applications of Biotechnology - Key Activities

    The following are the key activities under the Working Party on Biotechnology (WPB).

  • 13-September-2001

    English

    Biotechnology Statistics in OECD Member Countries: Compendium of Existing National Statistics (STI Working Paper 2001/6)

    This document reflects recent efforts made by the OECD to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.

  • 1-August-2001

    English, , 82kb

    Using Hospital Administrative Databases for a Disease-based Approach

    This working paper provides a preliminary overview of the main hospital administrative data sets potentially available in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden and the United States.

  • 9-July-2001

    English

    Biological Resource Centres

    Biological Resource Centres (BRCs) are considered to be one of the key elements for sustainable international scientific infrastructure, which is necessary to underpin successful delivery of the benefits of biotechnology.

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