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OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Portugal 2015 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114281e.pdf
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This review of health care quality in Portugal finds that the long-term care sector has not been developed much in Portugal, despite its ageing population and discusses the consequences.
Alcohol consumption and harmful drinking Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js1qwkz2p9s.pdf
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Harmful alcohol consumption is one of the leading causes of ill health and premature mortality worldwide. This paper illustrates trends and social disparities in alcohol consumption and harmful drinking in 20 OECD countries. Analyses are based on individual-level data from national health and...

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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.
In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8115091e.pdf
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This book highlights the key areas where inequalities are created and where new policies are required, including the consequences of current consolidation policies, structural labour market changes with rising non-standard work and job polarisation,...
Assessing the impacts of alcohol policies Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js1qwkvx36d.pdf
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Alcohol policies have significant potential to curb alcohol-related harms, improve health, increase productivity, reduce crime and violence, and cut government expenditure. The WHO Global Strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol provides a menu of policy options based on international...
 
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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?