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OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Italy 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114261e.pdf
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This report reviews the quality of health care in Italy, seeks to highlight best practices, and provides a series of targeted assessments and recommendations for further improvements to quality of care.
Are Recipients of Social Assistance 'Benefit Dependent'? Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxrcmgpc6mn.pdf
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Means-tested Social Assistance (SA) benefits play an important role as social protection floors sup-porting households in financial difficulties. This paper presents evidence on the patterns of SA benefit re-ceipt in a selection of OECD and EU countries. It provides an overview of the role of...

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Doctors' consultations Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/healthcare/doctors-consultations.htm
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Consultations with doctors can take place in doctors’ offices or clinics, in hospital outpatient departments or, in some cases, in patients’ own homes. Consultations with doctors refer to the number of contacts with physicians.
Recruiting Immigrant Workers: Austria 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114291e.pdf
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This book examines recent reforms to Austria's labour migration system and makes recommendations for further improvements.
Improving Health Outcomes and Health Care in India Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js7t9ptcr26.pdf
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With India’s low life expectancy largely reflecting deaths from preventable diseases, the most significant gains in health would come from population-wide preventive measures. Access to public health care services varies substantially, resulting in many people turning to private-sector...
 
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Thematic Video on Social Issues, Migration & Health

Did you know that the cost of public pensions is set to increase further in many OECD countries, from an average of 9% of GDP in 2010 to 12% in 2050?