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[IWS] OECD: HEALTH AT A GLANCE: ASIA/PACIFIC 2014: Measuring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage [27 November 2014]

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Organisation for Economic Cooperaton and Development (OECD)

 

HEALTH AT A GLANCE: ASIA/PACIFIC 2014: Measuring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage [27 November 2014]

http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/health-at-a-glance-asia-pacific-2014_health_glance_ap-2014-en#page1

[read online, 120 pages]

or

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/health-at-a-glance-asia-pacific-2014_health_glance_ap-2014-en

 

This third edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and health care quality across 27 Asia/Pacific countries and economies. Drawing on a wide range of data sources, it builds on the format used in previous editions of Health at a Glance, and gives readers a better understanding of the factors that affect the health of populations and the performance of health systems in these countries and economies.

 

Each of the indicators is presented in a user-friendly format, consisting of charts illustrating variations across countries and over time, brief descriptive analyses highlighting the major findings conveyed by the data, and a methodological box on the definition of the indicator and any limitations in data comparability. An annex provides additional information on the demographic context in which health systems operate. It is a joint OECD and WHO/WPRO and WHO/SEARO publication.

 

Press Release 27 November 2014

Asia/Pacific countries need to improve affordable access to healthcare, says OECD

http://www.oecd.org/newsroom/asia-pacific-countries-need-to-improve-affordable-access-to-healthcare.htm

 

 

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