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This summary report discusses some questions raised on : what is a xenogeneic infectious disease event, and what are some of the problems associated with the development of a standardised case definition as well as practical framework for international surveillance.
Services are the driving force in OECD economies, accounting for at least 70% of GNP in many countries. However, their potential contribution is hampered by government policies that were designed for manufacturing industries.
Regulatory Developments in Xenotransplantation in Hungary.
Regulatory Developments in Xenotransplantation in Italy.
Regulatory Developments in Xenotransplantation in Germany.
Regulatory Developments in Xenotransplantation in France.
This activity seeks to develop, together with the World Health Organisation, the development of standards for surveillance following transplantation and for the import/export of transgenic organs and animals.
This study investigates the long-term effects of various types of R&D on multifactor productivity growth, which is the spillover effect of R&D. Econometric estimates are conducted on a panel of 16 OECD countries, over the period 1980-98. All results are averages over countries and time.
Science and technology improves human health but the pressure for faster and larger improvements is increasing in this area. A fundamental starting point for better understanding the impact of innovation on health is the measurement of research and development.