Open Access Government July 2019

Open Access Government July 2019 has an impressive array of intellectually stimulating content on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, legal affairs and HR & training

A selection is given below:

All for one and health for all: The EU scale to improve national healthcare systems

José Inácio Faria MEP, Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats) explains the approach of taking advantage of the EU scale to improve national healthcare systems

The European Commission: Defending investments in public health

Paola Testori Coggi, Former Director General for Health and Consumers, European Commission speaks to Open Access Government about her work here on defending investments in public health and the White Paper on food safety and the legislative action programme, as well as her work on the EU policy on consumer health after the food safety crisis

Health research and genomic data in Finland

In this question and answer interview, Liisa Maria Voipio-Pulkki, Director General of Strategic Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, shares her thoughts on the health research landscape and genomic data in Finland

Ireland: A world leader in research and innovation

John Halligan TD, Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development charts the research and innovation landscape in Ireland today

Bringing mathematical perspectives to the biological search for the Rules of Life

Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles, spoke to Juan Meza at the National Science Foundation about the launch of four new centres to bring mathematical perspectives to the biological search for the Rules of Life

Physics: Building for discovery in the global context

Jim Siegrist, Associate Director for High Energy Physics at the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy details how the organisation is building for discovery, using the excellent example of their High Energy Physics program

Reading the warning signs: Research needed to address the crisis of maternal mortality

Dr Diana W. Bianchi, Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, details the critical need for research to address maternal mortality

Systems approaches: Making pests run a gauntlet to safeguard crops and forests

Greg Rosenthal of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health
Inspection Service details the importance of the multiple safeguards in systems approaches – when it comes to making pests run a gauntlet to safeguard crops and forests

How GDS is transforming services and building digital capability across the public sector

Kevin Cunnington, Director General of the Government Digital Service (GDS) explains how the organisation is transforming services and building digital capability across the public sector in the UK

Apprenticeships: A high-quality route to skilled employment

The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills at the Department for Education details why apprenticeships are a high-quality route to skilled employment

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