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Applying Modeling to Improve Health and Economic Policy Decisions in the Americas Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8115221e.pdf
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The book introduces several models for assessing health and economic policies in relation to NCDs; shows how the models can be used for different diseases or risk factors; and provides case studies of those models’ application in various countries in...
The effects of vocational education on adult skills and wages Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jrxfmjvw9bt.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/the-effects-of-vocational-education-on-adult-skills-and-wages_5jrxfmjvw9bt-en
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Vocational education and training are highly valued by many. The European Ministers for Vocational Education and Training, the European Social Partners and the European Commission have issued in 2010 the Bruges Communiqué, which describes the global vision for VET in Europe 2020. In this...

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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.
Evaluating Quality Strategies in Asia-Pacific Countries Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8115211e.pdf
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The results of the survey provide a useful overview of quality strategies and policies, and show increasing commitment to quality of care in the Asia/Pacific region. The outcome of this study confirms the importance of the WHO-OECD expert network to...
Working and learning: A diversity of patterns Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jrw4bz6hl43.pdf
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The combination of work and study has been hailed as crucial to ensure that youth develop the skills required on the labour market so that transitions from school to work are shorter and smoother. This paper fills an important gap in availability of internationally-comparable data. Using the...
 
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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?