Thursday, 28 February 2013
Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2012 (OECD)
OECD and WHO have recently published Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2012. This is a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, healthcare resources and utilisation, healthcare expenditure and financing and healthcare quality in 27 Asia/Pacific countries. Broad based health workforce indicators are included (staff: population ratios).This is a diverse region with some very low resource countries (e.g.: PNG, Cambodia and Laos PDR) and some highly developed countries such as Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Japan.