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Labour Party lays out 10-year NHS plan
1/28/2015 11:07:23 AM
The enormous NHS challenges will only be addressed if future Governments take a long-term view on healthcare policy. BMA council chair Mark Porter made the comment in response to the Labour Party outlining its 10-year vision for the health service, which includes investment in staff and greater integration of care from home to hospital. He said that long-term investment and …
ROSATOM Spearheads Expertise And Knowledge Transfer Within ASEAN Countries To Develop Nuclear Industry
1/28/2015 10:38:36 AM
The Russian Corporation ROSATOM demonstrated their support for nuclear development in Malaysia and the rest of the ASEAN countries at the 6th Nuclear Power Asia Conference (NPA) that took place from January 27 to 28 in Kuala Lumpur. ROSATOM’s participation at NPA 2015 focused on engaging stakeholders and offering support for the ongoing nuclear energy development …
Energy Department Recognizes City of Roanoke, VA for Leadership in Better Buildings Challenge
1/28/2015 10:32:13 AM
As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department today recognized the city of Roanoke, Virginia for its leadership. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, Roanoke has committed to 20 percent savings by 2020 across more than 25 buildings, covering one million square feet. Roanoke has already achieved 16 percent …
Why Supporting Renewable Energy in Australia Will Save Both Money and the Environment: Geelong Solar Power Company Reveals
1/27/2015 7:38:38 PM
VICTORIA, Australia January 2015 – When Tony Abbot took his seat as Australian Prime Minister in September 2013, the Liberal Party took a conscious step away from prioritising climate change on the political agenda and backing the Renewable Energy Target scheme ( RET scheme ). Since then, it has become increasingly clear that the coalition is hesitant to support …
IFC, Ant Financial Services Group and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Launch First Internet-based Gender-Finance Program in China to Boost Women Entrepreneurship
1/27/2015 11:10:51 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, Ant Financial Services Group, and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women have jointly launched the first internet-based gender-finance program in China as part of a strategic partnership that is expected to expand financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs to help them grow their online businesses. IFC – through the Goldman Sachs …
About Nigeria highlights Goodluck Jonathan’s achievements in Nigeria’s Power Sector
1/27/2015 10:54:26 AM
About Nigeria has recently highlighted Goodluck Jonathan’s achievements in Nigeria’s Power Sector, some of which have been featured in various national and international media. In September 2013, Jonathan successfully handed over ownership of PHCN, where ownership was bought by private buyers, completing one of the final stages of a privatisation process meant to put an …
Better, Smarter, Healthier: In historic announcement, HHS sets clear goals and timeline for shifting Medicare reimbursements from volume to value
1/26/2015 2:54:30 PM
In a meeting with nearly two dozen leaders representing consumers, insurers, providers, and business leaders, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program, and the health care system at large, toward paying providers based on the quality, rather than the quantity of care they give patients. …
China’s Premier Meets Top Business Leaders in Davos
1/23/2015 11:23:45 AM
Premier Li Keqiang used a special meeting with key international business leaders at the World Economic Forum to announce a number of reforms aimed at stimulating further investment in the Chinese economy and underline the country’s commitment to further reform. During the dialogue, Premier Li explained that China’s reform priority was to balance the government-market …
American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control 2015” Report Charts Path Forward to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease
1/21/2015 11:47:44 AM
Today, the American Lung Association released its 13th annual " State of Tobacco Control " report that found that in 2014 the states and the federal government failed to enact the tobacco control policies that will save lives and end the tobacco epidemic.  The report finds most states earn poor grades and tobacco control progress is at a standstill. "Despite cutting U.S. …
Government of Canada announces investment for university, college research overhead
1/20/2015 10:17:44 AM
The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today announced significant investments through the Research Support Fund to support university and college overhead costs. Through this fund, the University of Alberta will receive significant investment to support world-class research that pushes the boundaries of knowledge and creates jobs and growth. …
Report Offers a Framework to Help Policymakers, Researchers, and Other Stakeholders Analyze the Effects of Potential Changes to the U.S. Food System
1/14/2015 3:11:36 PM
To aid U.S. policymakers and other stakeholders who make decisions about the nation’s food system, a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council offers a framework for assessing the health, environmental, social, and economic effects of proposed changes to the system.   Often, making a change that affects one part of the food system for one …
Walk for Education: World Economic Forum and UBS to Challenge Davos Participants
1/14/2015 10:06:40 AM
The World Economic Forum today launched “The Davos Challenge: Walk for Education”, a programme designed to help cut the time children travel to school in rural areas and improve their learning opportunities. The project is a collaboration with UBS and World Bicycle Relief. Poor transport infrastructure combined with long distances to school mean that many children in Africa …
Department of Labor to Hold Oral Arguments on Key Corporate Whistleblower Case
1/13/2015 10:00:00 AM
The Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) will hold oral arguments in the case of  Powers v. Union Pacific Railroad Company , ARB Case No. 13-034  on Wednesday, January 14 at 2pm.  This case will decide the burden of proof that whistleblower’s must meet in order to prevail in retaliation cases filed under the key corporate whistleblower laws, including the …
Advanced Economies Losing Ground in Entrepreneurship
1/8/2015 11:39:32 AM
New report compares 44 economies in terms of their entrepreneurial activity, ambition and innovation Most advanced economies – including the US, the UK, Germany and Switzerland – are missing out on the full potential benefits of entrepreneurship, including accelerated growth and prosperity Colombia and Chile leverage full potential of entrepreneurship for growth and …
UNICEF and WFP Partner To Help Vulnerable Syrian Families In Za’atari And Azraq Camps Protect Their Children Against The Winter Cold
1/7/2015 1:14:19 PM
As Jordan braces for a winter storm in the next few days, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a winter cash assistance programme to provide 41,000 vulnerable Syrian refugee children under the age of 14 in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps with 14 Jordanian Dinars (JOD) each, to allow their families to …
5.5 million displaced by war in first half of 2014, signalling new record – UN
5.5 million displaced by war in first half of 2014, signalling new record – UN
1/7/2015 12:00:32 PM
War across large swathes of the Middle East and Africa in the first six months of 2014 forcibly displaced some 5.5 million people, signalling yet another record, the United Nations reported today. The UN refugee agency ( UNHCR ) in its new Mid-Year Trends 2014 Report showcases that of the 5.5 million who were newly displaced, 1.4 million fled across international borders …
Q-Track Launches Unique Technology for Emergency Responders
Q-Track Launches Unique Technology for Emergency Responders
1/6/2015 5:02:54 PM
Q-Track Corporation, Inc. (Q-Track) today launched the “Realistic, Accurate Dosimulation” – Q-Rad tool to provide unprecedented realism and fidelity in emergency responder radiation training. Q-Rad employs a Real-Time Location System (RTLS) to track simulated radiation sources and simulated radiation dosimeters. The resulting “Dosimulation” System emulates the behavior of real …
Republican Libertry Caucus Advocates For New Speaker of the House
Republican Libertry Caucus Advocates For New Speaker of the House
1/5/2015 3:27:30 PM
At its last board meeting, the RLC National Board voted unanimously to encourage its members to contact their representatives to support anyone other than Speaker John Boehner in the upcoming House Speaker vote. “In 2010 voters returned control of the House to the Republicans to help rein in President Obama and the Democrat agenda; in 2014 they returned control of the Senate …

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