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Health System Profiles

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies is a major source of free information on trends in European healthcare systems, including Central Asia and Russia.

  • Country-specific monographs : all monographs have the same chapter structure to enable easy comparison between them.
  • Thematic studies that cut-across several countries on a variety of topics: health technology assessments, capacity-building, chronic diseases, provider payment systems, etc.
  • A quarterly publication on healthcare reforms and current policy developments. Issues prior to 2011 are also available.
  • A set of policy briefs on a variety of subjects, prepared to inform inter-ministerial conferences and policy dialogues.
  • The Health Policy Monitor describes current reforms, policies, projects and developments in European healthcare systems in a uniform, accessible and synthetic feature article.


The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

  • Reviews of healthcare systems: in-depth monographs that focus on the financial and economic aspects (Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, Finland, Mexico, Korea).
  • A series of thematic working papers: new professions, facing the economic crisis, comparing prices across countries, etc.
  • Full in-depth policy studies on emerging themes: multi-morbidity, long-term care, avoidable hospitalizations...
  • Individual country briefings that benchmark OECD data with other countries.


The Commonwealth Fund


The International Social Security Association has a particular focus on sickness replacement income