Mandatory Vaccination in In France

Mandatory Vaccination in In France

By: Kylie Cumback.

France, despite high rates of vaccine skepticism, has enacted legislation to make vaccines compulsory by 2018 in an attempt to curtail the spread of vaccine preventable diseases. Will this new law be effective in recapturing herd immunity?

Image credit: Romain D C, available at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:La_Canop%C3%A9e_panorama_20160624_01.jpg

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• Botswana’s Booming Diamond Trade: How the Diamond Industry and Compliance with the Kimberley Process Helped Foster the Growth of a Nation in the Post-Colonial Era.

•	Botswana’s Booming Diamond Trade: How the Diamond Industry and Compliance with the Kimberley Process Helped Foster the Growth of a Nation in the Post-Colonial Era.

By: Kylie Cumback.

In the heart of sub-Saharan Africa, Botswana’s diamond industry has helped the nation thrive. A handful of sprawling diamond mines controlled by the most famous name in the diamond industry—De Beers—dot the country’s rugged terrain. In Fall 2017, Botswana underwent it’s third KP review—and pledged to remain transparent and follow the KP.

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