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Company Research Using U.S. Federal Government Sources (Information Today, 2004-10)The federal government is a friend of business when it comes to producing information. Most economic indicators, forecasts, and other macroeconomic data are the result of long-standing cooperation among the companies that ...
Using Natural Language Processing to Understand the Political Perception of Disease: a case study on Ebola, Monkeypox (Mpox), and Zika (2023-05-21)Infectious diseases are an omnipresent concern for society, and their risk of transmission has increased with the advent of international travel, trade, migration, and climate change. Because of their increasing prominence, ...
Semashko’s Syndemic: The Impact of the Development of the Soviet Health Care System on HIV and Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Russia (2023-05-21)In 1924, the Nikolai Semashko of the Soviet Ministry of Public Health inaugurated a universal state health care system that emphasized preventive outpatient treatment and primary care for all. Nearly a century later, an ...
Insurance and its value: Ghana’s health system both before and in the 20 years since the establishment of the National Health Insurance Scheme (2023-05-21)Insurance as a social good has a long history of improving equity in otherwise inequitable societies, however they are not without their own risks and shortcomings. In 2005, Ghana implemented the National Health Insurance ...