The health systems we enjoy today, and expected medical advances in the future, will be difficult to finance from public resources without major reforms. Public health spending in OECD countries has grown rapidly over most of the last half century. These spending increases have contributed to important progress in population health: for example, life expectancy at birth has increased, rising on average by ten years since 1970. The
La base de données Statistiques de l'OCDE sur la santé 2014 représente la source statistique la plus vaste pour comparer les systèmes de santé des pays de l'OCDE. De nombreuses séries clés ont été mises à jour en novembre 2014.
Learn about the latest interviews, articles and media interventions from the OECD Health Division.
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This new brochure presents the OECD Work on Health for 2015-2016, including all recent and forthcoming major publications and databases.
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Over the last few decades, mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) has dropped faster than mortality from other causes. Despite this great success, prospects for making further progress are threatened by rising levels of obesity and diabetes and the lack of adherence to recommended treatments.
This report examines how countries perform in their ability to prevent, manage and treat cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes. The last 50 years have witnessed remarkable improvements in CVD outcomes. Since 1960, overall CVD mortality rates have fallen by over 60%, but these improvements are not evenly spread across OECD countries, and the rising prevalence of diabetes and obesity are threatening to offset gains.
La progression du diabète et de l’obésité menace les progrès enregistrés dans la lutte contre les maladies cardiovasculaires
Publications sur la santé
The OECD Health Division is releasing a new series to highlight its work on health policies and data. A new graph will be available each month.
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The health care system in Slovenia is in urgent need of reform. Rising costs and the economic downturn following the global financial crisis have resulted in the emergence of severe financial constraints.