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This Policy Brief gives an insight to key messages and various highlights from the new OECD report "Stemming the Superbug Tide: Just a Few Dollars More", which analyses the impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The report, based on new forecasts of the growth in resistance to 2050, outlines how countries can tackle AMR and significantly reduce the personal and economic costs.
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Being online and using social media are an integral part of children and young people's lives. There are concerns that reliance on digital technologies and social media exacerbates feelings of anxiety, depression, disturbing sleep patterns, leading to cyber-bullying and distorting body image. It is crucial to adopt an approach that minimises the risks without restricting the opportunities digital technologies and social media can offer.
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Mental Health Facts and Figures
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.
OECD Health Ministers welcomed the Recommendation of the OECD Council on Health Data Governance at their meeting in Paris on 17 January 2017. The Recommendation lays out the framework conditions to encourage greater availability and processing of health data within countries and across borders for health-related public policy objectives, while ensuring that risks to privacy and security are minimised and appropriately managed.
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The OECD core mission to promote policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world brings much relevant experience supporting countries to achieve and sustain universal health coverage (UHC).
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Health spending back on a growth path after the slowdown following the financial crisis. Read about the latest health spending trends in this Policy Brief issued for the release of the database OECD Health Statistics 2018
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This country profile was prepared to inform several OECD projects related to pharmaceutical policies and was updated in June 2018.