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Disciplines: Government. A government is the organization, or agency through which a political unit exercises its authority, controls and administers public policy, and directs and controls the actions of its members or subjects. Typically, the term 'government' refers to the civil government of a sovereign state which can be either local, national, or international.

 
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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: Katharine Lyman

Medical Reference Publication

Subsequently the material was reviewed by members of the Tokyo Conference, by members of the Expert Advisory Panel on Nursing, and by WHO staf members in various parts of the world. A second draft was completed by Elizabeth Hilborn in December 1958 and distributed for review in a variety of situations in many countries. Suggestions as to uses for the guide, its content, and its form were contributed by readers in the diferent countries and used in the preparation of the ...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9241561378: Health System ...

By: Anne Mills

Medical Reference Publication

Decentralization of health system structures and management is a key issue for many countries in the achievement of health for all by the year 2000 and in the development of primary health care. In the WHO publication entitled Formulati~lg strategies for health for all by the year 2000, it is stated that:l to achieve . . . coordination, countries may wish to review their administration system to ensure that coordination can take place at central, intermediate and local l...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1994-99, South-East Asia Region ; He...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

1 INTRODUCTION TECHNICAL DISCUSSIONS on Quality Assurance in Laboratory Practices were held on 11 September 1996 under the Chairmanship of Dr H.M.S.S.D. Herath. Deputy Director-General of Health Services (Public Health), Ministry of Health. Highways and Social Services, Sri Lanka. Dr Jigmi Singay, Director, Health Division. Ministry of Health and Education, Bhutan, was elected Rapporteur. The agenda and annotated agenda, as approved by the Regional Committee (SENRC49111 ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 297: Envi...

By: J. A. Logan

Medical Reference Publication

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASPECTS OF METROPOLITAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT Report of a WHO Expert Committee The WHO Expert Committee on Environmental Health Aspects of Metropolitan Planning and Development met in Geneva from 23 to 29 June 1964. Dr P. Dorolle, Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization, opening the meeting, \\-elcorned the participants and representatives of the United Nations and of two non-governmental organizations. In a brief statement he def...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 632: Canc...

By: G. B. Hill

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Cancer as a global problem Out of an estimated total of 50 million deaths annually in the world, more than 5 million are attributed to cancer (2). In Europe and North America, under present mortality conditions, about one-fifth of the population will die of cancer (3). Until recently, the mortality from cancer was numerically serious relative to the mortality from infectious and nutritional diseases only in developed countries. However, with increasin...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 633: Trai...

By: H. E. Majid Rahnema

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION Recent increases in health expenditure and spectacular advances in medicine and other sciences have had a very limited impact on people in the developing countries. If this situation persists, the attainment of better health will remain as elusive as ever for the world's rural poor and the depressed peripheral urban populations. The vast majority of the rural poor in developing countries have hitherto been without an extensive organized system of health serv...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1982 ; Volume 3 No...

By: Carlyle Guerra de Macedo

Medical Reference Publication

There are probably over 40 million Brazilians without access to the health services they need, and the inadequacy of the services that are provided has been amply demonstrated. Even though the resources set aside by Brazilian society for the health care of the population are considerable and increasing, they have still not reached the pro ortions that are possible at the present stage '! fo development.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Order” shall mean this Administrative Order on Consent and all appendices attached hereto. In the event of conflict between this Order and any Appendix, this Order shall control.

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Background Information for the Radiation Advisory Committee of the...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Radiation and Indoor Air (ORIA) is updating and expanding the air portion of its national radiation monitoring system. When the new air network is fully operational, data on ionizing radiation in air will be available in almost real-time from fixed monitors in 180 highly populated metropolitan areas, resulting in coverage of approximately 70% of the U.S. population. In addition to the fixed monitors, ...

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Introduction to Probability

By: Charles M. Grinstead

Mathematics document containing theorems and formulas.

Excerpt: Probability theory began in seventeenth century France when the two great French mathematicians, Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat, corresponded over two problems from games of chance. Problems like those Pascal and Fermat solved continued to influence such early researchers as Huygens, Bernoulli, and DeMoivre in establishing a mathematical theory of probability. Today, probability theory is a well established branch of mathematics that finds applications in ev...

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Shop Guide to Reduce the Waste of Metalworking Fluids

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Preparation of this manual was a joint project of the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences and the Waste Reduction and Technology Transfer Foundation. Funding and support was provided by the Tennessee Valley Authority and the US Environmental Protection Agency, Center for Environmental Research Information. The Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences (IAMS) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the competitiveness of industry through t...

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Slaits Health Pilot Test Questionnaire Most Current Final Version ...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Hello, my name is . I’m calling on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We’re conducting a nationwide study on general health issues such as immunization, health insurance, and use of health care services. Your telephone number has been selected at random for the study. CONTINUE WITH INTERVIEW... HUDI - During 1st/2nd sentence...2 [HUDI: Hung Up During Intro] HUDI - After end 2nd sentence...3 HUDI - After end 3rd sentence...4 HUDI - After end last sentence...

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Workplace Violence

By: Eugene A. Rugala

The terrorist attacks that occurred in New York,Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, were a tragic reminder to the Nation of the threat posed by international terrorism.With the exception of the attack on the Pentagon, the targets chosen by the terrorists were not military in nature, but were workplaces where thousands of people work every day to support their families and their country. Workplace violence was put in a new context that day. Prior to ...

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The Exponential Security System Tess : An Identity-Based Cryptogra...

By: H. Danisch

Technical Reference Publication

Excerpt: Introduction And Preliminary Remarks: This RFC describes The Exponential Security System TESS [1]. TESS is a toolbox set system of different but cooperating cryptographic mechanisms and functions based on the primitive of discrete exponentiation. TESS is based on asymmetric cryptographical protocols and a structure of self-certified public keys. The most important mechanisms TESS is based on are the ElGamal signature [2, 3] and the KATHY protocols (KeY exchange ...

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Rects of Isotopic Composition, Temperature, Pressure, And

By: George S. Kell

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: Principle all aqueous solutions, but only the dissolved atmospheric gases are considered here. In particular, the The density of liquid water is a function of externally effects of salinity and related oceanographic parameters imposed variables, such as temperature and pressure, and are not considered, although there is an extensive literature of compositional ones that include isotopic composition as on that subject. Treatments of the effect of isotopic va...

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Attitudes Aren't Free:Thinking Deeply about Diversity in the US Ar...

By: James E Parco, David A. Levy, eds.
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Understanding Islam and Its Impact on Latin America

By: Curtis C. Connell

The initial question of this study concerns the debate between those who believe in a general Islamic threat, as defined most eloquently by Samuel P. Huntington in The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order, and others who see a small band of religious fanatics who have hijacked Islam from the moderate majority. This question about the source of terrorism has importance to the major Islamic nations as it does for Latin American countries, where Muslims...

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The Great Galactic Treasure Hunt : A Science Fiction Adventure: A ...

By: Ingo Potsch; Ingo Potsch

The Great Galactic Treasure Hunt follows a number of individuals who for some reason or the other didn’t make it in the densely populated, highly civilised worlds of the big states; often consisting of a large number of inhabited planets with many billions of citizen on each world. There, life is safe and orderly, well-regulated, tidy and highly controlled. The vast majority of individuals of all described species lives on such worlds; and they like their life there. Yet...

When the gigantic trans-galactic cargo ship Ostia entered the hyperspace Arcus Stream, it was high noon local time right under it on a planet named Vato Lehibe. She had left the stationary orbit around Vato Lehibe early in the morning. Vato Lehibe was a booming mining planet. Its rock was of a deep red colour and contained high concentrations of aluminium and other metals. As the resources’ deposits began just under the surface, scrap mining was possible and profitable. ...

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When Power and Piety Collide : A Critical Analysis of Early Caliph...

By: Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini

In our present era, it is most disturbing for many Muslims and non- Muslims alike to witness the escalating rise in sectarian violence between the Shia and Sunni followers of Islam, particularly in places such as Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Some people, including Muslims, ask why the Shia and Sunni are violently murdering each other; is there something in the history of the Muslims that continues to spark such hatred and violence today; why does one sect accus...

Understanding that the historical and political aspects covered throughout this book may be delicate for some; nonetheless, never is it meant to be as a means to jostle sectarian division - this is far from my intention. I have maintained judicious care in the manner of presenting this work, but it is my belief that in order for Islam and Muslims to go forward in harmony and solidarity, we have to have the courage to recognize the truth of our past and rationally d...

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The Bab Ballads - Part 2

By: Various

Poetry

Excerpt: The Troubadour // A Troubadour he played // Without a castle wall, // Within, a hapless maid // Responded to his call. // Oh, willow, woe is me! // Alack and well-a-day! // If I were only free // I'd hie me far away! // Unknown her face and name, // But this he knew right well, // The maiden's wailing came // From out a dungeon cell. // A hapless woman lay // Within that dungeon grim - // That fact, I've heard him say, // Was quite enough for him. // I will not ...

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