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New Health Technologies
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This report discusses the need for an integrated and cyclical approach to managing health technology in order to mitigate clinical and financial risks, and ensure acceptable value for money.
Tackling Wasteful Spending on Health
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Countries could potentially spend significantly less on health care with no impact on health system performance, or on health outcomes. This report reviews strategies put in place by countries to limit ineffective spending and waste.

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Poverty gap
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The poverty gap is the ratio by which the mean income of the poor falls below the poverty line.
Building an Inclusive Mexico
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This review looks at gender equality in Mexico, examining what advancement has already been made and exploring what needs to be done to close existing gender gaps in political, social and economic life and promote real social change.
Inequalities in longevity by education in OECD countries
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This paper assesses inequality in longevity across education and gender groups in 23 OECD countries around 2011. Data on mortality rates by age, gender, educationals attainment and for, 17 countries, cause of death, were collected from national...
 
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Income poverty affects one child out of seven in OECD countries, while 10% of children live in jobless households. Since the economic crisis, child poverty rates have risen in 2/3 of OECD countries.
 
 
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