Content with the tag: medicines

Methodological Appendix

Section

Methodological Appendix

October 2019

Social Inclusion Science

Would you like to know how we calculated these indicators? View the Methodological Appendix.

Public policies

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Public policies

October 2019

Social Inclusion Science

In Spain, spending volume per inhabitant grew until the crisis, when the tendency was interrupted. Despite this, it continues occupying an intermediate position among the European countries in terms of spending per inhabitant and in relation with GDP.

The situation in Europe

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The situation in Europe

October 2019

Social Inclusion Science

The indicators for Spain reflect a better state of health there than in the majority of European countries, except in the case of healthy lifestyles, which is in an intermediate position.

The situation in Spain

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The situation in Spain

October 2019

Social Inclusion Science

The state of health of the Spanish population has shown a notable improvement in recent years. For example, there has been a reduction in the percentage of people whose poor health limits them in performing everyday activities, as has that of chronically ill patients diagnosed with hypertension.

Executive summary and conclusions

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Executive summary and conclusions

October 2019

Social Inclusion Science

Universality of access, adequate care at all stages of a person’s life cycle and good quality of services are all factors that determine a healthcare system’s strength. What do the data reveal?

Health

Report

Health

October 2019

Social Inclusion

This report analyses four challenges relating to health in Spain: improving the population’s health, promoting healthy lifestyle habits, guaranteeing access to healthcare and the viability of services for dependency.

Do we take the medication that doctors prescribe for us?

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Do we take the medication that doctors prescribe for us?

March 2019

Science
Ignacio Aznar Lou, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu; María Rubio Valera, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu

Not following the treatments prescribed in primary healthcare has an economic impact, due to higher probabilities of absence from work and of the use of emergency healthcare services. We analyse this situation.