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Health spending rising faster than GDP in most rich countries

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7558.60-a (Published 06 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:60
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    Health spending has grown faster than gross domestic product in every country of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) except Finland in the past 15 years, new statistics show.


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    The OECD Health Data 2006, which was released by the international Paris based organisation at the end of June, is a comprehensive database of comparable health statistics with more than 1200 indicators for …

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