Media Advisory: Health at a Glance 2023


02/11/2023 - 

OECD to launch Health at a Glance 2023 – Tuesday 7 November 2023

Press conference at 11:00 Paris time


The OECD will launch Health at a Glance 2023 on Tuesday 7 November at 11.00 Paris time/10:00 GMT.  The report compares key indicators for people’s health and health system performance across the 38 OECD countries, as well as for Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa. A special focus is given to digital health, which measures the digital readiness of OECD countries’ health systems, and outlines what countries need to do accelerate the digital health transformation.

OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann, together with OECD Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Stefano Scarpetta, will present the report’s findings in a press conference at 11:00 a.m. Paris time/10:00 a.m. GMT.

Journalists must register to participate via Zoom here.

The presentation will also be webcast live, without registration, via this link.

To register for on-site participation in the press conference at the OECD, click here

The following virtual briefings are planned (all times local):

Japan – 16:30 p.m. – webinar with OECD Deputy Secretary-General Yoshiki Takeuchi. To register, journalists should contact Yumiko Yokokawa at the OECD Tokyo Centre. 

Latin America (6 November under embargo) – 10:00 am Costa Rica and Mexico; 11:00 am Colombia; 13:00 Chile. – webinar withFrederico Guanais, Deputy Head of OECD Health Division, via zoom. To register click here. More information with Adriana Montejano, at the Mexico Centre office.

United States/Canada (6 November under embargo) – 09:00 a.m. with Francesca Colombo, OECD Head of Health, and Chris James, OECD Health Policy Analyst. To register, journalists should contact Miguel Rodriguez-Gorman at the OECD Washington Centre. 


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the report and country notes, by e-mail and under embargo. In asking to receive them under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests should be sent to [email protected]. The report and country notes will be sent under embargo on Monday 6 November. To get advance access to OECD reports, complete this short form

For more information, journalists should contact Spencer Wilson at the OECD Media Office (tel. + 33 1 45 24 81 18).


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