This paper provides new projections of public spending on health and long-term care for OECD countries and the BRIICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa). Despite the inevitable uncertainty surrounding projections, they suggest a rapidly rising trend over the next 50 years.
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Primary care is a key pillar of a modern, people-centred health care system. Investing in the primary care sector represents good value for money as it can help avoid costly admissions to hospitals, improve care coordination and improve health outcomes. This paper presents first-time estimates of spending on primary care services for a group of 22 OECD countries, based on new methodology.
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As global leaders return to London on 5 December 2018 to discuss dementia, this new OECD Policy Brief looks at what progress countries have made over the past five years.
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.
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This edition of Migration Policy Debates reviews current challenges and good practices for making OECD health systems more resilient in the face of a refugee crisis, drawing from a debate at a joint OECD, the World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration conference on “Human Resources for Health (HRH): Integration of Refugees into Host Community Health Systems”.
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Access key results from "Health at a Glance: Europe 2018" in this chartset.