In Getting Refugee Integration Right, Policymakers Must Take Care to Ensure Integrity of Asylum & Migration Systems, New MPI Report Explains – Migration Policy Institute

As the immediate pressures of the migration and refugee crisis have begun to abate in Europe, policymakers have refocused on two goals: anticipating and preventing the next crisis and ensuring that newcomers—and the communities in which they settle—have the tools to succeed. These two objectives are deeply interdependent, as a new report from the Migration … [Read More] In Getting Refugee Integration Right, Policymakers Must Take Care to Ensure Integrity of Asylum & Migration Systems, New MPI Report Explains – Migration Policy Institute

Central African Refugee Women Resettled in Australia: Colonial legacies and the civilising process – Journal of Intercultural Studies

ABSTRACT This article explores how experiences of racialisation toward women who are resettled in Australia from Central African countries of Burundi, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo reflect a colonial imaginary and a legacy of postcolonising dominance in Australia. Drawing on 18-months of ethnographic research, I describe how assumptions of difference, dirtiness, and savagery … [Read More] Central African Refugee Women Resettled in Australia: Colonial legacies and the civilising process – Journal of Intercultural Studies

2017 Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures – Alzheimer’s Association

ABSTRACT This article describes the public health impact of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), including incidence and prevalence, mortality rates, costs of care, and the overall impact on caregivers and society. The Special Report examines how the use of biomarkers may influence the AD diagnostic process and estimates of prevalence and incidence of the disease. An estimated 5.5 … [Read More] 2017 Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures – Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Disease: The next frontier—Special Report 2017 – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

ABSTRACT In the history of medicine, one means to progress is when we make the decision that our assumptions and definitions of disease are no longer consistent with the scientific evidence, and no longer serve our health care needs. The arc of scientific progress is now requiring a change in how we diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. … [Read More] Alzheimer’s Disease: The next frontier—Special Report 2017 – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Indigenous Conference Services: Calling for papers 2017/2018 events – Paramatta Koori Interagency (PKI)

Australia 2017-2018 ICS launches its 2017 – 2018 Conference Programs: Calling for papers Indigenous Conference Services (ICS) welcomes everyone to our first newsletter for 2017. It is an exciting new era for Indigenous conferences and 2017/2018 is a busy year for us with a host of new events and the revitalisation of some of our well … [Read More] Indigenous Conference Services: Calling for papers 2017/2018 events – Paramatta Koori Interagency (PKI)

The Case for Investing in Last Resort Housing – Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI)

SGS undertakes CBA of providing last resort accommodation, in collaboration with MSSI Extract A cost benefit analysis prepared in collaboration with Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne has found that it is cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people than to leave them sleeping rough. The analysis found governments and … [Read More] The Case for Investing in Last Resort Housing – Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI)

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