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Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: Policies for Better Health and Quality of Care Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8115101e.pdf
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This report examines how countries perform in their ability to prevent, manage and treat cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes.
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.
Talent Abroad: A Review of German Emigrants Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8115031e.pdf
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This book assesses the potential that people born in Germany but who now live elsewhere - many of whom are highly-skilled and live elsewhere in Europe - represents for the German labour market.
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?