The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) at Georgia State University has released an interactive planning tool to help public health leaders develop strategic plans to adapt to the Affordable Care Act and other changes in their field.
As of March 2014, more than 600 users from 49 states had registered to use the toolkit, “Leading… more »
Counties that change their delivery of public assistance benefits from paper checks to an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system – using debit cards – see their street crimes drop significantly, according to a study published today by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Protected natural areas in Costa Rica reduced poverty by 16 percent in neighboring communities, mainly by encouraging ecotourism, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Although earlier studies indicated that establishing protected areas in poor regions can lead to reductions in poverty, there was no… more »