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In Burkina Faso healthcare is free only for some: why this is a problem

Beijing News 01 Dec 2021
It introduced the policy of subsidising emergency obstetric and neonatal care ... It introduced a national free healthcare policy ... Despite these numerous studies, little knowledge has been gathered on the ethical issues surrounding free policies ... All study participants were aware of the free healthcare policy.

Survey: Migrants head to US to flee poverty, violence, disasters and more

The Bryan Eagle 01 Dec 2021
As the Biden administration faces criticism for its border and migration policies from all sides, this study provides a first-hand account of the migrants, seeking to explain their determination to reach the United States.

Conservatives eagerly await Supreme Court abortion arguments

Independent Record 01 Dec 2021
Scuttling Roe “will surely embolden efforts of conservatives in many states to craft laws they think might not have held up under Roe,” William Martin, a professor of religion and public policy at Rice University who has studied the rise of the anti-abortion movement, said in an email.

Conservatives await abortion arguments

Atlantic City 01 Dec 2021
“So they have the votes if they choose to use them.” ... Scuttling Roe “will surely embolden efforts of conservatives in many states to craft laws they think might not have held up under Roe,” William Martin, a professor of religion and public policy at Rice University who has studied the rise of the anti-abortion movement, said in an email ... U.S. Sen ... .

Resurgence of Pakistani Islamist group TLP sows fear

BBC News 01 Dec 2021
Who are the TLP? ... Changing tides ... Security analyst Amir Rana, from the Pakistan Institute of Peace Studies, said the way the government had handled the TLP issue had already disturbed Pakistan's foreign policy equilibrium with Europe, and the entry of the TLP into the mainstream was going to have far-reaching global implications ... Related Topics. .

Michael Hiltzik: Raking in profits, Moderna denies government scientists credit for the COVID vaccine

Finger Lakes Times 01 Dec 2021
weathered the shock pretty well ... But all is not bright for Moderna ... 11 statement ... Moderna's patent application for the vaccine doesn't name the NIH collaborators as co-inventors — an indication that the company is intent on "airbrushing" the government scientists out of the picture, as Sam Pizzigati of the Institute for Policy Studies put it ... .

Survey of gun policy experts finds wide disagreement remains

Phys Dot Org 30 Nov 2021
Researchers say that views on the merits of the policies studied were strikingly polarized, with almost no overlap in favorability ratings between these two classes of experts ... The study expands on an earlier survey of 95 gun policy experts conducted by RAND in 2018 ... The new study ...

Why American Politics Is So Stuck — and What New Research Shows About How to ...

Politico 30 Nov 2021
As an example, in one of our studies participants were randomly assigned to view a set of policy trade-offs, some proposed by Republicans and some proposed by Democrats ... In a nutshell, our studies showed that the negative side effects associated with different policy trade-offs ...

Why policy design matters: a tale of two St. Paul controversies

MinnPost 30 Nov 2021
Policy design, implementation and analysis rarely generate much excitement, except perhaps among those of us who teach the subject ... Policy design refers to how laws are made ... Finally, what is missing from the study on minimum wages and the discussion of rent control is something else that policy analysis should address.

Why we must avoid temperature overshoot in climate policy

Phys Dot Org 30 Nov 2021
A new international study coordinated by IIASA shows how near-term mitigation can help to prevent an overshoot in global temperatures, thereby reducing climate risks and bringing long-term economic gains ... Scientists use integrated assessment models to explore options for climate policy.

OUE Developing Proposal for Double Concentrations

The Harvard Crimson 30 Nov 2021
Claybaugh heads the subcommittee, which is part of the Standing Committee on Undergraduate Educational Policy ... In 2019, the educational policy committee formed a separate subcommittee to study joint concentrations in response to “concerns” from students and faculty about the current system.

Repeal of Missouri gun law linked to increase in stolen firearms, study says

Finger Lakes Times 30 Nov 2021
The study published Monday by researchers at the Center for American Progress, a left-leaning public policy group, analyzed federal data 12 years prior and 12 years after the state's 2007 repeal of the requirement to obtain a permit to purchase a handgun ... of healty policy, found.

Rain fell at Greenland's summit this year for the first time. It's going to happen ...

Henry Herald 30 Nov 2021
A new study suggests that's likely to be the norm in just four or five decades ... Michelle McCrystall, the lead author of the study and climate researcher at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, told CNN that earlier modeling suggested it wouldn't occur until between 2090 and 2100 ... We need these urgently if they are to impact on mitigation policy.".

Retailers extending holiday return policies this season

Fox31 Denver 30 Nov 2021
Given the supply chain issues, many retailers are extending their return policies; not to mention they encouraged consumers to shop early this year ... As for Target, its policy reads ... Amazon is another major retailer extending its holiday policy ... Experts suggest consumers study each store's return policy, before making a purchase.

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