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Resistance proportions for eight antibiotic-bacterium pairs in Italy have increased in recent years, from 17% in 2005 to 30% in 2015, and could go up to 32% by 2030, should current trends in antibiotic consumption, population and economic growth continue into the future. Resistance proportions in Italy were substantialy higher than the OECD average in 2015 (17%).
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In Italia, la proporzione di infezioni resistenti agli antibiotici è cresciuta da 17% nel 2005 a 30% nel 2015 e potrà raggiungere il 32% nel 2030, se il consumo di antibiotici, la crescita demografica e la crescita economica dovessero continuare a seguire gli stessi trend. La proporzione di antibiotico resistenza in Italia è sostanzialmente superiore rispetto al 17% di resistenza media nei paesi OCSE nel 2015.
Italy is slowly emerging from a deep and lengthy recession, helped by a range of structural reforms – such as the Jobs Act – and accommodative monetary and fiscal policies, according to a new OECD report.
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In Italy, there are two main categories of nurses requiring a university bachelor’s degree: Registered Nurses (RN) and Registered Paediatric Nurses (RPN). Once a Registered Nurse or a RPN, nurses can pursue further education in the form of a Master’s or Doctoral degree, which is more oriented towards an academic career.
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Entry to medical education in Italy follows the completion of high-school education and the grades obtained in a national exam, and it is subject to a numerus clausus (i.e., annual quota) set by the Ministry of Education, University and Research. It takes about six years for students to complete the first medical degree.
Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.
L’Italia ha migliorato notevolmente la qualità dell’assistenza sanitaria negli ultimi decenni, ma deve affrontare le permanenti forti disparità che permangono tra le regioni, secondo un nuovo rapporto OCSE.
Italy has significantly improved the quality of health care in recent decades but needs to tackle the wide disparities that remain between regions, according to a new OECD report.