Posts Tagged ‘Countries’

What 7 Countries Can Teach The World About Living Well

When it comes to managing wellbeing, some countries clearly just do it better. Take, for example, France’s new “right to disconnect” policy. The French government announced new legislation which bans companies of a certain size — with 50 or more employees, according to the law — from sending emails on the weekends or holidays. Under the law, employees […]

Urbanism, Health and Human Biology in Industrialised Countries

Urbanism, Health and Human Biology in Industrialised Countries Over 70% of the population in industrialized nations live in cities; in the next decade so will most of the world''s entire population. This volume examines the impact of urban living on human health and biology. Cities pose numerous and diverse social and biological challenges to human […]

Why American Schools Are Starting To Recruit More Teachers From Foreign Countries

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. Even with 16 years of teaching experience and two master’s degrees, Nathalia Moreno had a hard time finding a new job in the financially […]

Urban Health Research in Developing Countries: Implications for Policy

Urban Health Research in Developing Countries: Implications for Policy This book presents one of the first collations of research work currently being carried out in the field of urban health in developing countries. Urban Health Research in Developing Countries serves as a resource for students, researchers, policy advisors and policy makers to review the applicability […]

10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying

Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore understood the desire for a peaceful death. One verse of his 1919 poem “Stray Birds” reads: ”Let life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves.” What constitutes a peaceful death can mean many things to different people, but it frequently includes the quality of care they receive in the final days of life. On […]

This Foundation Has Provided Eyesight To 4 Million People In Developing Countries

A nonprofit organization has a bright vision for the future.  There are 285 million people worldwide living with low vision and blindness, according to the World Health Organization, but 80 percent of all visual impairment can be prevented or cured. However, access to treatment isn’t so simple for many developing countries.  A California-based organization, the Seva […]

Growth, Debt, and Politics: Economic Adjustment and the Political Performance of Developing Countries

Growth, Debt, and Politics: Economic Adjustment and the Political Performance of Developing Countries Why have so many attempts by developing countries to correct their financial insolvency by economic adjustment failed even when those nations have adhered closely to the "orthodox" economic prescriptions dispensed by the International Monetary Fund? Does the fault lie in policies that […]

Growth, Debt, and Politics: Economic Adjustment and the Poltical Performance of Developing Countries

Growth, Debt, and Politics: Economic Adjustment and the Poltical Performance of Developing Countries Why have so many attempts by developing countries to correct their financial insolvency by economic adjustment failed even when those nations have adhered closely to the "orthodox" economic prescriptions dispensed by the International Monetary Fund? Does the fault lie in policies that […]

Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries: Do Decentralized Operations Work Better?

Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries: Do Decentralized Operations Work Better? There is a widespread presumption that decentralization improves public service provision. This has led to policy prescriptions that are assiduously adhered to by countries and international. This paper reviews the recent evidence from OECD countries-which is seen to be inconclusive. This suggests the […]

Puerto-rico Countries / regions / cities Women’s Dark T-Shirt by CafePress

Puerto-rico Countries / regions / cities Women’s Dark T-Shirt by CafePress Puerto-rico: Puerto-rican gifts, Puerto-rican t-shirts, Puerto-rican mugs, Puerto-rican baby clothes and much more Countries / regions / cities Women’s Dark T-Shirt Tee, TShirt, Shirt The women’s Dark T-shirt is comfortable, casual, and classy. The shirt is simple, flattering and will quickly become a favorite. […]

Three Sheets: Drinking Made Easy! 6 Continents, 15 Countries, 190 Drinks and 1 Mean Hangover!

Three Sheets: Drinking Made Easy! 6 Continents, 15 Countries, 190 Drinks and 1 Mean Hangover! Most people have a few drinks to relax after work. For Zane Lamprey, however, having a few (or a few too many) drinks is work. But he’s not complaining. Zane has circled the globe knocking back an endless variety of […]

Sectoral Systems of Innovation and Production in Developing Countries: Actors, Structure and Evolution

Sectoral Systems of Innovation and Production in Developing Countries: Actors, Structure and Evolution Used – This book examines in detail the features and dynamics of sectoral systems of innovation and production in developing countries. Processes of rapid growth are usually associated with specific sectors such as automobiles, electronics or software, as well as with the […]

Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Countries: Towards Optimizing the Benefits for the Poor

Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Countries: Towards Optimizing the Benefits for the Poor Biotechnology offers great potential to contribute to sustainable agricultural growth, food security and poverty alleviation in developing countries. Yet there are economic and institutional constraints at national and international levels that inhibit the poor people’s access to appropriate biotechnological innovations. Agricultural Biotechnology in […]

U.S. To Submit Plans To Combat Climate Change While Other Countries Delay

* About 30 nations to meet March 31 climate deadline * Mexico is first emerging economy to submit plan By Alister Doyle and Valerie Volcovici OSLO/WASHINGTON, March 29 – The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal March 31 […]

Tom Cotton Wants To Punish Countries That Take Guantanamo Prisoners — Including U.S. Allies

WASHINGTON — Days after touring the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark). introduced legislation that would likely ensure the prison remains open for future lawmakers to visit as well. Cotton, apparently unbowed by the outcry over his recent open letter to Iranian leaders, introduced a bill on Wednesday that would cut U.S. funding […]

Boosting Vaccination Coverage ‘Very Pressing’ To Recovery Process In Ebola-Stricken Countries: WHO

* Outbreak has disrupted normal healthcare in region * Vaccination program hit, increasing disease risks (Adds quote, measles cases, details on Ebola figs) By Kate Kelland LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization warned on Friday of a risk of outbreaks of measles, whooping cough and other diseases in West African countries hit […]

The Expansion of Modern Grocery Retailing and Trade in Developing Countries

The Expansion of Modern Grocery Retailing and Trade in Developing Countries New – Over the past few decades, modern grocery retailing has been expanding rapidly in developing countries. The implications for food demand and trade are influenced by the extent to which modern food retailers focus primarily on growing preferences for nonprice characteristics, such as […]

InspirationzStore Food Map – Light Blue Typography Food Map of European countries and their most famous typical cuisine dishes – MousePad (mp_57518_1)

Pharmaceutical Patents and Medical Supplies for Epidemical Diseases: The Struggle in Less Developed Countries

Pharmaceutical Patents and Medical Supplies for Epidemical Diseases: The Struggle in Less Developed Countries New – Diploma Thesis from the year 2004 in the subject Economy – Health Economics, grade: 1.0 (A), University of Tubingen (Wiwi Faculty), 98 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The last century has been characterized by great advancements of […]