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Format: 2014-07-23
Format: 2014-07-23

Peer Review in Austria: The political adequacy of quantitative impact assessment in the social field by means of micro-simulation models

04 Dec 2014
Since July 2013, the SORESI micro-simulation model has been helping Austria’s policy-makers assess the likely impact of proposed policy reforms on the country’s most vulnerable social groups. This...

Peer Review in Slovenia: Long-term care – the problem of sustainable financing

18 Nov 2014
Like most of Europe, Slovenia faces rapid population ageing. This places huge strain on long-term care (LTC) in particular, and the country has no unified system for providing it. To address this...

Peer Review in Poland: The Active Ageing Index and its extension to the regional level

14 Oct 2014
The Active Ageing Index (AAI) focuses on the untapped potential of older people, measuring their independence and participation in paid employment and social activities. In 2013, in a unique move,...

Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014

01 Aug 2014
Title: Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014 Authors: Health Service Executive (HSE) South (South East), Department of Public Health

Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City’s New Chief of H.I.V. Prevention

22 Jul 2014
Dr. Demetre Daskalakis will soon be in charge of one of the health department’s largest bureaus at a critical moment in the history of the virus that causes AIDS.

Children with HIV in Jamaica showed positive educational outcomes

22 Jul 2014
Children and adolescents with HIV attending formal or remedial school in Jamaica had positive educational outcomes, according to research presented at the AIDS 2014 meeting.Charmaine N. Crooks-...

ACA provisions upheld by Virginia court, medical societies file amici brief

22 Jul 2014
Two hours after the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in a split decision that provisions of the Affordable Care Act providing tax incentives for low-income citizens to purchase...

Managing noncommunicable diseases in routine HIV care feasible

22 Jul 2014
Incorporating management of noncommunicable diseases into routine HIV care helped to facilitate the diagnosis of these diseases, according to data presented at AIDS 2014.“The population of patients...

US Court of Appeals strikes down key provisions of ACA

22 Jul 2014
In the case of Halbig vs. Burwell, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled that a key piece of the Affordable Care Act involving subsidies to low-income...

US Court of Appeals strikes down key provisions of ACA

22 Jul 2014
In the case of Halbig vs. Burwell, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled that a key piece of the Affordable Care Act involving subsidies to low-income...

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