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Mid-Term Assessment of the EU Drugs Strategy 2013–2020 and Final Evaluation of the Action Plan on Drugs 2013–2016: Final reportMay 24, 2017
The report sets out the findings of an evaluation that assesses the degree of implementation of the EU Drugs Strategy 2013-2020 and the Action Plan 2013–2016 in all 28 EU Member States in terms of outputs and, where possible, impacts. The key recommendation for the European Commission is that a new Action Plan should be implemented for the period 2017–2020.
The return of investment for preventive healthcare programmes: A calculation framework for GSK's Partnership for Prevention (P4P)May 22, 2017
The report summarises the existing evidence on the effectiveness of workplace related preventive health programmes, outlining the challenges involved in calculating their return on investment (ROI). The report outlines the drivers of successful workplace health promotion programmes and develops a framework to analyse the ROI of such projects.
Distributed Ledger Technologies/Blockchain: Challenges, Opportunities and the Prospects for StandardsMay 11, 2017
An overview of the current landscape of DLT/Blockchain developments and the issues that are central to the development of DLT/Blockchain.
The Policy Institute at King's College London and RAND Europe undertook a preliminary analysis of the characteristics of high-performing research units within UK higher education institutions.