About one in 4 folks in OECD international locations are presently overweight. This epidemic has far-reaching penalties for society; people and the financial system. Using microsimulation modelling; OECD Health Policy Studies (PDF) analyses the burden of obese and weight problems in 52 international locations (together with OECD; European Union and G20 international locations); presenting how obese reduces life expectancy; decreases staff’ productiveness; will increase healthcare prices; and lowers GDP. The report makes an necessary financial case to scale up investments in insurance policies to encourage wholesome life and handle this rising international public well being downside. The ebook evaluates a quantity of insurance policies which may significantly enhance well being outcomes whereas being a wonderful funding for international locations.
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