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  • Infectious Diseases


    The New Drug Wars

    03 Mar 2015

    As noted in the latest RAND Review, modern medicine is built on the promise that antibiotics will clear away the bacteria that made everything from skin infections to surgery potentially lethal just a few generations ago. But drug-resistant strains of disease have spread in recent years.

  • Pharmaceutical Drugs


    Ringing the Alarm Bell for Antimicrobial Resistance

    20 Feb 2015

    The increase in the number of bacterial and viral infections that are resistant to antimicrobial drugs poses a growing global health threat: antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Recent economic modelling by RAND Europe has shed new light on the potential global impacts of failing to address the AMR threat.

  • Mental Health Treatment


    Putting UK Mental Health Services on the Road to Recovery

    20 Feb 2015

    If mental health problems are the most significant barrier preventing people on benefits from taking up employment, then why not transform how the system supports them? Policymakers could redirect some of the resources available to the benefit system towards improving mental health outcomes, and put more evidence-based interventions in place. The savings to the benefit system should logically pay for this investment.

  • Europe


    Sir Gregory Winter CBE FRS and László Andor Join Council of Advisors

    30 Jan 2015

    RAND Europe announced today the appointment of two new members to its Council of Advisors: Sir Gregory Winter, master of Trinity College Cambridge, and László Andor, former European Union (EU) commissioner for employment, social affairs & inclusion.

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RAND Europe's policy research focuses on eight specific areas. By establishing new angles of enquiry and, in some cases, new methodologies for research, we bring fresh approaches and add valuable contributions to traditional as well as new RAND research areas.