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Chinese Communist Party adopts global 'COVID forever' policy

Chinese Communist Party adopts global ‘COVID forever’ policy

A catastrophe of incalculable proportions is being consciously unleashed on the Chinese people by the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CCP), which has completely lifted its Zero-COVID policy. Every day, news reports from China reveal how far the government’s policy shifts have gone and how deep the resulting crisis has become. For the …

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The Martin School issues the 1st public policy license

The Martin School issues the 1st public policy license

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (December 15, 2022) — When launching the University of Kentucky in December 2022, the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration will celebrate the first student to receive a bachelor’s degree in public policy from its undergraduate program. The Martin School began offering an undergraduate public policy major in the fall of 2020. …

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Anti-abortion protester attempts to talk to a clinic escort.

VA Abortion Policy Faces Legal and Congressional Challenges

Challenges rise to the Department of Veterans Affairs recently enacted abortion policy intended to provide access to abortion services at VA facilities, with both a lawsuit and a bill in Congress against the policy now filed. On Tuesday, Republican members of the House and Senate introduced a resolution that would reverse the policy. The resolution …

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VA healthcare worker sues agency over policy to provide abortions and abortion counseling

VA healthcare worker sues agency over policy to provide abortions and abortion counseling

Stephanie Carter, a nurse practitioner at the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Center in Temple, Texas, filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, against the Department of Veterans Affairs over a new rule providing for abortions and counseling for abortion at VA medical facilities. (Department of Veterans Affairs) AUSTIN, Texas — A nurse practitioner working at …

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The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Why Policy Experts and Health Care Providers Agree It's Time for Congress to Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Why Policy Experts and Health Care Providers Agree It’s Time for Congress to Act

We all deserve to be able to take care of ourselves and our families without fear of discrimination and reprisal. Advocates, lawmakers and pregnant workers rally on Capitol Hill to support the Pregnant Worker Equity Act on Dec. 1, 2022. The PWFA would close a legal loophole in the landmark pregnancy discrimination law by ensuring …

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NJBIA legislative panel

NJBIA Holds Annual Policy Forum Amid Worrying Economics – NJBIZ

Late last month, business leaders, legislators and others gathered for the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s 2023 Public Policy Forum in Woodbridge and considered the economic challenges facing the both the nation and the Garden State. Michel Siekerka, President and CEO of the NJBIA, opened by focusing on the theme of this year’s event: …

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Models predict massive wave of illness and death if China lifts ‘zero COVID’ policy

Surprised and stung by protests against draconian “zero-COVID” policies, Chinese authorities are moving cautiously to ease the burden of constant lockdowns, quarantines and testing. But 3 years into the pandemic, China shows no signs of planning a major course change. Mathematical models suggest why: the country is still ill-prepared to live with SARS-CoV-2. Easing restrictions …

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Delivering the keynote address, Health Minister Hon. Dr Culwick Togamana explained that the National Disability Inclusiveness Development Policy 2022 -2031 embraces the vision that Solomon Islands is a society that upholds people with Disability as equal and equal participants in the development of the country.

Government Launches National Disability Development Policy 2022-2031 – Solomon Times Online

Delivering the keynote address, the Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Culwick Togamana explained that the National Disability Inclusion Development Policy 2022-2031 adopts the vision that Solomon Islands is a society that views people with disabilities as equal and equal participants in the development of the country. Following Cabinet approval, the Ministry of Health and …

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The former health secretary detailed in his pandemic diaries the government's early decision-making to try to protect the country's fragile and elderly community

Matt Hancock’s justification of Covid care home policy sparked industry outrage

Nursing home group accuses Matt Hancock’s diary and memoir of events of ‘nothing like the facts’, with official saying ‘it was a man who lied’ Matt Hancock’s defense of Covid care home management sparked industry outrage The former health secretary explained many of his decisions in his pandemic diaries But industry insiders said his memory …

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