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News Archive for December 2021

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Migrant health care workers at greatest risk

Foreign-born health and care workers are bearing a disproportionate burden of the Covid-19 pandemic and are more likely to be harmed and to die while carrying out their duties, new research shows.

17 December 2021, 12:36
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University to become a Sanctuary for forced migrants

The Open University has applied for recognition as a University of Sanctuary, pledged to offer welcome and safety to those forced to flee their home countries owing to conflict or persecution.

8 December 2021, 17:47
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Can Chinese investment make Africa's energy go green?

Renewables supported by Chinese investment and know-how could enable sub-Saharan Africa to achieve its goal of universal access, says a report jointly prepared by The Open University, The Institute for Development Studies and The African Climate Foundation.

8 December 2021, 14:57

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