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  • Investment in Population Health in Five OECD Countries
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  • Jan Bennett
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  • preprint
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  • There is growing interest in the potential for preventive interventions to improve average health status in OECD countries and to tackle remaining health inequalities. The interest is in a wide range of interventions spanning not only health services but also measures to influence behaviour and lifestyles and action to improve the contribution of the social, economic and physical environments to health. These interventions are referred to in this paper as examples of a government’s ‘population health investment’effort. The paper notes the evidence on trends in health and health inequalities in OECD countries and reviews the general case for population health investments and the evidence on the effectiveness of selected interventions. It focuses on population health investment strategies and institutions in five member countries: Australia, Canada, Korea, Sweden and Switzerland. In particular, it reviews the methods of financing population health investments and levels of ... Un intérêt croissant se manifeste pour les possibilités d’interventions préventives visant à améliorer l’état de santé moyen dans les pays de l’OCDE et à remédier aux inégalités de santé persistantes. Cet intérêt est porté à un large éventail d’interventions couvrant non seulement les services de santé mais aussi les mesures destinées à agir sur les comportements et les modes de vie et les actions visant à accroître la contribution des environnements social, économique et physique en matière de santé. L’éventail de ces interventions peut être désigné sous le terme “investissement dans la santé des populations”. Ce document présente les informations recueillies sur les tendances en matière de santé et d’inégalités de santé dans les pays de l’OCDE et examine la question générale des investissements dans la santé des populations ainsi que les preuves de l’efficacité de certaines interventions. Il est centré sur les stratégies d’investissement dans la santé des populations ...
  • RePEc:oec:elsaad:2-en
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