Abstract:This first edition of Health at a Glance: Europe presents a set of key indicators on health and health systems across 31 countries ‐ the 27 European Union member states, three European Free Trade Association countries (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland), and Turkey. The selection of indicators is based on the European Community Health Indicators (ECHI) shortlist ‐ a set of indicators used by the European Commission to guide the development of health information systems in Europe. In addition, the publication provides detailed information on health expenditure trends across countries, building on the OECD's established expertise in this area.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: December 1, 2010