Health at a Glance 2015
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Health at a Glance 2015

OECD Indicators

This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the performance of health systems in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner countries (Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation and South Africa). Compared with the previous edition, this new edition includes a new set of dashboards of health indicators to summarise in a clear and user-friendly way the relative strengths and weaknesses of OECD countries on different key indicators of health and health system performance, and also a special focus on the pharmaceutical sector. This edition also contains new indicators on health workforce migration and on the quality of health care.

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In nearly all OECD countries, the proportion of foreign-trained nurses is much lower than that of foreign-trained doctors. However, given that the overall number of nurses is usually much greater than the number of doctors, the absolute number of foreign-trained nurses tends to be greater than that of foreign-trained doctors (OECD, forthcoming).

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