Useful links for Health
OECD Health Data 2010
How Does Greece Compare
Total health spending accounted for 9.7 % of GDP in Greece in 2007, above the 2008 average of 9.0% in OECD countries. Health spending as a share of GDP is highest in the United States (which spent 16.0% of its GDP on health in 2008), followed by France (11.2%), Switzerland (10.7%), Austria and Germany (both at 10.5%).
Greece ranks below the OECD average in terms of health spending per capita, with spending of 2687 USD in 2007 (adjusted for purchasing power parity), compared with an OECD average of 3060 USD in 2008.
SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe
The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of more than 40,000 individuals aged 50 or over. Eleven countries have contributed data to the 2004 SHARE baseline study.
Institute for Public Policy Research
Publication: Older People and Wellbeing
eHealth country report for GREECE
Medical News Today
AoA - the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns