Business & Economics
Alexandria, VA, USA, June 17, 2022 – A review of the factors influencing the implementation of oral health policy in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) will be presented at the 100th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, to be held in conjunction with the 5th Meeting of the IADR Asia Pacific Region.
World’s first biodiversity-adjusted sovereign credit rating warns of looming national debt crises across 26 countries. Financial markets should use scientific research to integrate nature-loss into credit risk assessments, say researchers. Omitting the risks of nature loss could undermine market stability, bankrupt governments, and severely impact households.
New drugs and technologies covered by insurance plans can be much more profitable than those not covered, which may lead to bias in cost-effectiveness analyses (CEAs) funded by pharmaceutical or other medical industry firms. The research team gleaned its data by analysing the results of more than 8,000 CEAs published between 1976 and March 2021. Nearly 30 per cent of these CEAs were sponsored by industry.
- The BMJ
Almost half of surveyed Ghanaian adults exhibited stigma and discriminatory tendencies towards COVID-19 survivors - indicating a need for public education
- PLOS Global Public Health
An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might facilitate or impede the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Their findings identify key opportunities and key threats that need to be considered while developing, deploying and governing robotics and autonomous systems’.
- Nature Communications
A new study published in the CABI Agriculture and Bioscience journal highlights that pests, diseases, and drought, are the main challenges to pumpkin and watermelon production in Uganda. A range of recommendations are presented to help the country’s pumpkin and watermelon farmers increase their yields to help improve their livelihoods and food security.
- CABI Agriculture and Bioscience
- International Foundation of Science and Regional Universities Forum