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  1. Hearing of Francois Loos, ministry delegated to the Industry, on the electricity tariffs; Audition de M. Francois Loos, ministre delegue a l'Industrie, sur les tarifs de l'electricite

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    2007-01-15

    The ministry answers questions relative to the electricity price: the position of the tariffs in Europe, the tariffs for the industry, the margins, EDF, the energy policy and the part of the nuclear, the fight against the CO{sub 2}. (A.L.B.)

  2. Presentation of the policy bill of program on the radioactive materials and wastes management by Francois Loos, Ministry delegate to the Industry, National Assembly; Presentation du projet de loi de programme sur la gestion des matieres et dechets radioactifs par Francois Loos, ministre delegue a l'Industrie, Assemblee Nationale

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    2006-04-15

    This document provides the text of the presentation of Francois Loos. The bill institutes a national radioactive materials and waste management plan and defines a programme and calendar for research and work leading to implementation of this plan, which will comprise three major points: with a view to looking to reduce the quantity of waste, spent nuclear fuels taken from the nuclear power plants will be reprocessed for recycling in the plants; waste which cannot be recycled will be packaged in a robust matrix and then temporarily stored on the surface; after interim storage, waste which cannot be finally disposed of in a surface facility, will be placed in a deep geological reversible repository. In order to monitor each step in this plan, the bill strengthens independent assessment of research and involves greater information of the public. With regard to financing, the bill clarifies the fact that economic development of the departments concerned by research into disposal options and the research itself will be financed by additional taxes on the operators of nuclear installations. (A.L.B.)

  3. Speech of Francois Loos, delegated Ministry at the Industry; Elements d'intervention de Francois Loos, ministre delegue a l'Industrie

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    2006-07-01

    This speech discusses an evaluation of the renewable energies situation in France, one year after the law of the 13 July 2005, the development of the biofuels, the heat generation by renewable energies, the projects of tariffs concerning the photovoltaic, the wind energy, the biogas and the geothermal energy and the certificates of energy conservation and thermal regulation. (A.L.B.)

  4. Proceedings No. 41. Audition of M. Francois Loos, Delegate Minister of Industry, about the law project relative to the management of radioactive materials and wastes; Compte rendu n. 41. Audition de M. Francois Loos, ministre delegue a l'industrie, sur le projet de loi relatif a la gestion des matieres et dechets radioactifs

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    2006-03-15

    The project of law about the management of radioactive materials and wastes is the logical continuation of the law no 91-1381 from December 30, 1991 relative to the researches on radioactive waste management. At the occasion of the presentation of this law project at the board of ministers, F. Loos, the French minister of industry, presented this project the same day also at the house of commons. This document is the proceedings of the audition of F. Loos. It comprises a brief recall of the researches carried out so far and a presentation of the 3 main points of the project of law: reprocessing of spent fuels and recycling in reactors, interim surface storage of non-recyclable wastes, and underground reversible disposal of ultimate wastes. One aspect of the project concerns the scheduling of future research works according to the 3 ways defined in the 1991 law: storage, disposal and transmutation. This presentation is followed by questions from the deputies about some particular points of the project like the safety aspects, the selection of storage sites, the acceptance and information of the public, the financial aspects etc. (J.S.)

  5. Adolf Loos y el despertar

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    Fernando Espuelas

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available Walter Benjamin utiliza en el Libro de los Pasajes la metáfora de la acción de des­pertar para explicar la entrada en la modernidad de la sociedad burguesa del siglo XIX. Y pone la obra de Marcel Proust como ejemplo privilegiado de este cambio. Adolf Loos en arquitectura juega un papel similar al de Proust en literatura: despoja los interiores de las casas burguesas de oscuridad y simbolismo. La arquitectura de Loos incorpora dos rasgos del espíritu moderno: el dinamismo y la simultaneidad. Loos organiza los espacios de sus viviendas con una fuerte teatral­idad. La casa se hace con una suma de escenarios simultáneos puestos en relación por juegos de escaleras múltiples y aperturas visuales. La acción de subir o bajar una escalera introduce el dinamismo del que prescindía la casa burguesa del siglo XIX. Las piezas, situadas como pequeños escenarios, convierten a sus habitantes en instantáneos actores de lo cotidiano.

  6. Loo jutustamisest animatsioonis / Ülo Pikkov

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    Pikkov, Ülo, 1976-

    2008-01-01

    Animatsioonfilmi kui loo jutustusest, selle avaldumisvormidest ja eripärast. Artiklis viited ka Juri Lotmani "Filmisemiootikale". Näited filmidest "Kizi mizi" - rezh. Mariusz Wilczynski (2007), "Aaria" - rezh. Pjotr Sapegin (2001), "Neurotica" (1998 - 2001) ja "Hotell" (2004 - 2001) - mõlema rezh. Han Hoogerbrugge

  7. Pierre Aubert and Francois Mitterand visiting CERN

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    1983-01-01

    The Swiss President Pierre Aubert and the French President Francois Mitterand (with CERN's Director General Herwig Schopper to their right) on the occasion of a ceremony celebrating the "ground-breaking" for the Large Electron-Positron Collider, LEP, September 1983.

  8. 拉伯雷%Francois Rabelais

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    阿肯

    2004-01-01

    拉伯雷(Francois Rabelais,1494~1553)首先是一个杰出的小说家,他的长篇巨制《巨人传》脍炙人口。不过因为这个小说对陈腐思想的批判锋芒太过犀利,因而遭到教会的嫉恨,直至他去世以后才得以出版完整,中间还连累一位出版商遭受了火刑。拉伯雷被人们誉为“伟大的笑匠”,因为共5部的《巨人传》里,从头到尾都充满着笑料。

  9. LOOS: an extensible platform for the structural analysis of simulations.

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    Romo, Tod D; Grossfield, Alan

    2009-01-01

    We have developed LOOS (Lightweight Object-Oriented Structure-analysis library) as an object-oriented library designed to facilitate the rapid development of tools for the structural analysis of simulations. LOOS supports the native file formats of most common simulation packages including AMBER, CHARMM, CNS, Gromacs, NAMD, Tinker, and X-PLOR. Encapsulation and polymorphism are used to simultaneously provide a stable interface to the programmer and make LOOS easily extensible. A rich atom selection language based on the C expression syntax is included as part of the library. LOOS enables students and casual programmer-scientists to rapidly write their own analytical tools in a compact and expressive manner resembling scripting. LOOS is written in C++ and makes extensive use of the Standard Template Library and Boost, and is freely available under the GNU General Public License (version 3) LOOS has been tested on Linux and MacOS X, but is written to be portable and should work on most Unix-based platforms.

  10. Hydrogeology - MO 2014 Thermoclines StFrancois Aquifer (SHP)

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    NSGIC GIS Inventory (aka Ramona) — St. Francois Aquifer thermo cline correlates the temperature data throughout the state in the Lower Cambrian Series, from the Bonneterre Formation to the Lamotte...

  11. Suvelavastus taastab Leevaku brigaadi loo / Mati Määrits

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    Määrits, Mati, 1958-

    2007-01-01

    Stsenarist Jan Rahman, lavastaja Raivo Adlas ja Räpina näitemänguseltskond taastavad veel seni pealkirjata näitemängus Leevaku hüdroelektrijaama ennistamise loo. Esietendus on Võhandu jõe kaldal enne jaanipäeva

  12. Francois Quesnay and the birth of brain surgery.

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    Bakay, L

    1985-09-01

    The life and contributions to neurosurgery of Francois Quesnay, a French surgeon who was active during the mid-18th century, are presented. Quesnay, still famous as economist and as the founder of one of the earliest systems of economics, is largely forgotten as a surgeon, although he was the first to advocate cortical incision and exploration of the brain for abscesses and tumors.

  13. "Jah, tõesti, luulehing on loo..." : [luuletused] / Olev Olematu

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    Kaevats, Mihkel, 1983-

    2003-01-01

    Sisu: "Jah, tõesti, luulehing on loo..." ; "minevik kui ainukene apoloogia..." ; "Ma mõtlen, ma mõtlen, ma mõtlen..." ; "Ma leisin Sinu männijuurte nõmmelt..." ; "kirjuta mulle, kui sa ei tule..." ; "see imeline kurv mis algab päälpool kõhtu..." ; "õlised sõrmed aluspükstel..." ; Õnn ; E.I.H.A.P.E.A.L.U.S.E.G.A.S.O.O.L.N.A.G.U.N.E.E.D.U.S.L.A.S.U.M.I.N.U.S.O.O.L. ; "algused alati armsad..."

  14. "Jah, tõesti, luulehing on loo..." : [luuletused] / Olev Olematu

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    Kaevats, Mihkel, 1983-

    2003-01-01

    Sisu: "Jah, tõesti, luulehing on loo..." ; "minevik kui ainukene apoloogia..." ; "Ma mõtlen, ma mõtlen, ma mõtlen..." ; "Ma leisin Sinu männijuurte nõmmelt..." ; "kirjuta mulle, kui sa ei tule..." ; "see imeline kurv mis algab päälpool kõhtu..." ; "õlised sõrmed aluspükstel..." ; Õnn ; E.I.H.A.P.E.A.L.U.S.E.G.A.S.O.O.L.N.A.G.U.N.E.E.D.U.S.L.A.S.U.M.I.N.U.S.O.O.L. ; "algused alati armsad..."

  15. Youth Ministry after Christendom

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    Myers, William R.

    2016-01-01

    The author identifies historic factors supportive of the 20th-century church's embrace of a program model for youth ministry while showing how its location outside the centering practices of the church by century's end produced a strong theological critique. The presence of both qualitative and quantitative research data and the reality of…

  16. Francois Loos is presenting a policy bill setting the framework, the phrasing and the resources of the radioactive materials and wastes management; Francois Loos presente un projet de loi qui fixe le cadre, les etapes et les moyens de la gestion des matieres et dechets radioactifs

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    2006-07-01

    The bill institutes a national radioactive materials and waste management plan and defines a programme and calendar for research and work leading to implementation of this plan, which will comprise three major points: with a view to looking to reduce the quantity of waste, spent nuclear fuels taken from the nuclear power plants will be reprocessed for recycling in the plants; waste which cannot be recycled will be packaged in a robust matrix and then temporarily stored on the surface; after interim storage, waste which cannot be finally disposed of in a surface facility, will be placed in a deep geological reversible repository. In order to monitor each step in this plan, the bill strengthens independent assessment of research and involves greater information of the public. With regard to financing, the bill clarifies the fact that economic development of the departments concerned by research into disposal options and the research itself will be financed by additional taxes on the operators of nuclear installations. (A.L.B.)

  17. Francois Loos is presenting the 2005 energy accounting: the energy consumption stayed stable and the energy efficiency increased; Francois Loos presente le bilan energetique 2005: la consommation d'energie est restee stable et l'efficacite energetique a progresse

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    2006-04-15

    The major characteristics of the 2005 situation are: the whole primary energy consumption arises 276,5 Mtoe; the french energy intensity decreases of 1,6 %; the fossil fuels prices increase leads to the consumption decrease in the transportation sector; the energy independence is under 50%; the wind power expansion; the energy bill increase and the carbon dioxide emissions little increase. (A.L.B.)

  18. Loo ei taha akna alla kaevandust / Ulvar Käärt

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    Käärt, Ulvar, 1982-

    2008-01-01

    AS-i Talter tahab rajada Loo aleviku vahetusse lähedusse lubjakivikarjääri, ümbruskonna elanikud nõuavad keskkonnaministeeriumilt kaevandamistaotluse rahuldamata jätmist ning on kaevanduse vastu kogunud paar tuhat allkirja. Kaart. Lisa: Talter: uute kaevanduste avamine on vältimatu

  19. Super Ministries,Better Administration

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    2008-01-01

    @@ Chinese lawmakers on March 15th endorsed a State Counci l proposal for institutional overhaul of the tentral government,which involves the establishment of"super ministries"concerning energy,transport,industry and environmental protection.

  20. Level of income and income distribution in mid-18th century France, according to Francois Quesnay

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    Milanovic, Branko

    2010-01-01

    The paper uses the data from Francois Quesnay's writings to derive a social table for pre-revolutionary France, estimate country's mean income and income distribution. These Quesnay-based estimates are compared with more recent estimates of 18th century French incomes and inequality.

  1. Erwin van Loo, ‘Eenige wakkere jongens’. Nederlandse oorlogsvliegers in de Britse luchtstrijdkrachten, 1940-1945

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    Marc Dierikx

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available Erwin van Loo, ‘Eenige wakkere jongens’. Nederlandse oorlogsvliegers in de Britse luchtstrijdkrachten, 1940-1945 (Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam 2013; Amsterdam: Boom, 2013, 515 pp., isbn 978 94 6105 926 0.

  2. Migrant Ministry, 1967. Annual Report.

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    National Council of Churches of Christ, New York, NY.

    The first annual meeting of the Migrant Ministry Section discussed and evaluated 10 policy and program goals established for the Fifth Decade. The result was the adoption and assignment for implementation of recommendations in 5 Task Force areas concerning migrant labor, education, and training. Significant parts of 35 state reports are presented…

  3. Sexuality Education as a Ministry

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    Davis, Melanie J.

    2011-01-01

    The author describes her development from being her religious congregation's sexuality educator to completing doctoral studies and finding her place in the professional sexuality education community. She equates sexuality education to a ministry that reaches out to those in need of knowledge.

  4. Sexuality Education as a Ministry

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    Davis, Melanie J.

    2011-01-01

    The author describes her development from being her religious congregation's sexuality educator to completing doctoral studies and finding her place in the professional sexuality education community. She equates sexuality education to a ministry that reaches out to those in need of knowledge.

  5. Colloquium on the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs

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    Mannheim, Philip D

    2015-01-01

    In 2013 the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs for their development in 1964 of the mass generation mechanism (the Higgs mechanism) in local gauge theories. This mechanism requires the existence of a massive scalar particle, the Higgs boson, and in 2012 the Higgs boson was finally observed at the Large Hadron Collider after an almost half a century search. In this talk we review the work of these Nobel recipients and discuss its implications.

  6. Habitat association and conservation implications of endangered Francois' langur (Trachypithecus francoisi.

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    Yajie Zeng

    Full Text Available Francois' langur (Trachypithecus francoisi is an endangered primate and endemic to the limestone forests of the tropical and subtropical zone of northern Vietnam and South-west China with a population of about 2,000 individuals. Conservation efforts are hampered by limited knowledge of habitat preference in its main distribution area. We surveyed the distribution of Francois' langur and modeled the relationship between the probability of use and habitat features in Mayanghe National Nature Reserve, Guizhou, China. The main objectives of this study were to provide quantitative information on habitat preference, estimating the availability of suitable habitat, and providing management guidelines for the effective conservation of this species. By comparing 92 used locations with habitat available in the reserve, we found that Francois' langur was mainly distributed along valleys and proportionally, used bamboo forests and mixed conifer-broadleaf forests more than their availability, whereas they tended to avoid shrubby areas and coniferous forests. The langur tended to occur at sites with lower elevation, steeper slope, higher tree canopy density, and a close distance to roads and water. The habitat occupancy probability was best modeled by vegetation type, vegetation coverage, elevation, slope degree, distances to nearest water, paved road, and farmland edge. The suitable habitat in this reserve concentrated in valleys and accounted for about 25% of the total reserve area. Our results showed that Francois' langur was not only restricted at the landscapes level at the regions with karst topography, limestone cliffs, and caves, but it also showed habitat preference at the local scale. Therefore, the protection and restoration of the langur preferred habitats such as mixed conifer-broadleaf forests are important and urgent for the conservation of this declining species.

  7. Isolation and the parish ministry

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    Irvine, Andrew R.

    1989-01-01

    The purpose of this thesis was to examine the concept of isolation as it occurs within the profession of ministry. Isolation, for the purpose of this thesis, is defined social-psychologically. Within the field research isolation is considered as evidenced professionally, socially and spiritually. This study utilized as its sample base 200 hundred Church of Scotland ministers (15% of total population) which provided 159 usable responses to an extensive mail survey. The mai...

  8. Equality Work in Finnish Ministries

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    Tanhua, Inkeri

    2015-01-01

    The aim of this thesis is to contribute to knowledge about the equality work in public sector organisations. Especially, my aim is to bring light into everyday experiences of doing equality work. This is achieved through interviewing equality workers in Finnish ministries. The study draws also on my personal experiences as an equality consultant. The main question I ask is: Which issues influence the content of equality work? According to feminist research, promoting equality is always a poli...

  9. Progress towards the eradication of Tsetse from the Loos islands, Guinea

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    Onikoyamou Mory F

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background The tsetse fly Glossina palpalis gambiensis is the main vector of sleeping sickness (Human African Trypanosomiasis - HAT in West Africa, in particular in littoral Guinea where this disease is currently very active. The Loos islands constitute a small archipelago some 5 km from mainland Guinea, where G. p. gambiensis is well known as a nuisance and potential disease vector by inhabitants of the three main islands, Fotoba, Room, and Kassa. The National Control Program against HAT of Guinea has decided to eradicate tsetse in Loos islands in order to sustainably protect humans and economic activities. After baseline data collection, tsetse control began on the islands in 2006. On each of the three islands a specific combination of control methods was implemented according to the entomological situation found. Results Starting densities before control operations were 10, 3 and 1 tsetse/trap/day in Kassa, Room and Fotoba respectively, but by July 2010, tsetse were no longer caught in any of the sentinel traps used for monitoring. The reduction rate was faster where several control methods were implemented as a combination (impregnated traps and targets ITT, selective groundspraying, epicutaneous insecticide treatment of pigs, and impregnated fences around pig pens, whereas it was slower when ITT were used as the only control method. Conclusions This 100% suppression is a promising step in the eradication process, but G. p. gambiensis may still occur at very low, undetectable, densities on the archipelago. Next step will consist in assessing a 0.05 probability of tsetse absence to ascertain a provisional eradication status. Throughout these operations, a key factor has been the involvement of local teams and local communities without whom such results would be impossible to obtain. Work will continue thanks to the partners involved until total eradication of the tsetse on Loos islands can be declared.

  10. Restoran Noa Miidurannas = Noa Restaurant in the Miiduranna area of Tallinn / Peeter Loo, Jan Skolimowski, Kaspar Kruuse, Tarmo Piirmets ; kommenteerinud Raivo Kotov

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    2015-01-01

    Noa restoran Miidurannas Ranna tee 3, valminud 2014. Arhitektid Peeter Loo, Jan Skolimowski, Kaspar Kruuse (Kamp Arhitektid), sisearhitekt Tarmo Piirmets (Pink). Eesti Kultuurkapitali Arhitektuuri sihtkapitali arhitektuuripreemia 2014

  11. Restoran Noa Miidurannas = Noa Restaurant in the Miiduranna area of Tallinn / Peeter Loo, Jan Skolimowski, Kaspar Kruuse, Tarmo Piirmets ; kommenteerinud Raivo Kotov

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    2015-01-01

    Noa restoran Miidurannas Ranna tee 3, valminud 2014. Arhitektid Peeter Loo, Jan Skolimowski, Kaspar Kruuse (Kamp Arhitektid), sisearhitekt Tarmo Piirmets (Pink). Eesti Kultuurkapitali Arhitektuuri sihtkapitali arhitektuuripreemia 2014

  12. The ALICE HMPID detector with the three project leaders: Paolo Martinengo, Eugenio Nappid and Francois Piuz

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    Saba, A.

    2006-01-01

    With an active area of about 11m^2 covered with CsI, the HMPID is the largest application of this technology so far. This development started at CERN within the RD26 project under the leadership of Francois Piuz (CERN), now retired. It took fifteen years of research and development to master the method to the current scale and efficiency. During the construction phase the project was led by Eugenio Nappid (INFN Bari, Italy). In August 2006 Paolo Martinengo (CERN) took over the leadership and he will lead the project during the commissioning and exploitation phase.

  13. Closure of the first strategic meeting on energy security: 'Europe running out of energy?' at the economic and social council. Talk of Francois Loos, delegate minister of industry; Cloture de la premiere rencontre strategique sur la securite energetique: l'Europe en panne d'energie? au Conseil Economique et Social. Discours de Francois Loos, ministre delegue a l'Industrie

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    2005-07-01

    In this talk, the French minister briefly recalls the present day world energy and environmental situation and the urgent need of new clean energy sources. Then, he presents some strong actions already launched by the European Union to reduce its energy dependence (Green Books on the security of energy supplies and on the energy efficiency) and he introduces the French program law and its ambitious goals: abatement of the final energy intensity thanks to the development of alternate fuels in transports and to the implementation of energy saving certificates, increase of the share of renewable energy sources in the French energy mix and keeping up of the nuclear option, replacement of old fossil-fuel power plants, reinforcement of power gas interconnections between France and neighbour countries, and significant increase of the R and D effort in new energy technologies, CO{sub 2} sequestration and nuclear fusion. (J.S.)

  14. Loo planeering: maadevahetus II / Helle-Triin Hansumäe, Jaan Jagomägi, Andre Uibos

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    Hansumäe, Helle-Triin

    2013-01-01

    EKA arhitektuuri ja linnaplaneerimise IV kursuse üliõpilaste 2011- 2012 õppeaasta kahe semestri töö teeb ettepaneku ümber planeerida ebaproportsionaalselt suured kinnisvaraarendused põldudelt Loo asula keskele ning sissesõidutee ääres olevatele riigimaadele, et tekiks elujõuline struktuur.

  15. Loo planeering: maadevahetus II / Helle-Triin Hansumäe, Jaan Jagomägi, Andre Uibos

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    Hansumäe, Helle-Triin

    2013-01-01

    EKA arhitektuuri ja linnaplaneerimise IV kursuse üliõpilaste 2011- 2012 õppeaasta kahe semestri töö teeb ettepaneku ümber planeerida ebaproportsionaalselt suured kinnisvaraarendused põldudelt Loo asula keskele ning sissesõidutee ääres olevatele riigimaadele, et tekiks elujõuline struktuur.

  16. A Vajrayana Buddhist perspective on ministry training.

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    Kilts, Thomas

    2008-01-01

    This article about ministry training in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is written from the perspective of a Vajrayana Buddhist Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) Supervisor. It presents basic concepts of the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition that apply to the training process of students in CPE and beyond. The author posits that like the Vajrayana spiritual path, ministry training is something that continues on in a person's ministry, and that ministers should attend to this process as long as they are helping others. The author presents the concept of mandala and the Five Buddha Families to illustrate a Vajrayana perspective on ministry training.

  17. Laborious and perilous adventures: the triumphant return of Francois Arago to France

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    Murdin, P.

    2005-08-01

    As a young man, while measuring the Paris Meridian in the Balearic Islands, the French astronomer Francois Arago was caught up in events of the Peninsular and Napoleonic Wars and found himself under arrest in Algiers. Released from custody and returning from Algiers to Marseille in 1809, he was detained again, this time by the British Royal Navy warship HMS Minstrel, but let go. The Algerian ships with which he was traveling were captured and taken to Gibraltar. The incident caused an abrupt deterioration in Anglo-Algerian relations, which however recovered when Napoleon declared war on Algiers. A comparison of the account in his autobiography with the logs of Royal Navy ships confirms the outline and many details of his account of his arrest but also sheds light on the reliability of his autobiography.

  18. Realistic teenage fiction with a sexrelated theme: Readers’ responses to Slinger-slinger by Francois Bloemhof

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    M.N. Wiggill

    2004-07-01

    Full Text Available Francois Bloemhof submitted his novel for teenagers, “Slinger-slinger” for the Sanlam competition for youth fiction in 1996. Eventually this prizewinner in the beginners’ category was published in 1997. The main theme of “Slinger-slinger” is the sexual awakening and identity of teenagers. A study was undertaken to obtain the opinions of teenage readers about the success of “Slinger-slinger” as a whole, as well as to gauge the success of integrating sexual aspects in this novel. The study also served to obtain information about the reading needs of teenage readers with regard to realistic teenage fiction and teenage fiction with a sex-related theme. The findings of the study underlying this article indicated that the participating teenage readers regarded “Slinger-slinger” as successful and interesting, and that they would like to read more realistic Afrikaans teenage fiction such as “Slinger-slinger”.

  19. Tsetse elimination: its interest and feasibility in the historical sleeping sickness focus of Loos islands, Guinea

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    Kagbadouno M.

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Guinea is the West African country which is currently the most prevalent for sleeping sickness. The littoral area is the region where most of the recent sleeping sickness cases have been described, especially the mangrove sleeping sickness foci of Dubreka and Boffa where Glossina palpalis gambiensis is the vector. Loos islands constitute a small archipelago 5 km apart from the capital, Conakry. Medical, animal, and entomological surveys were implemented in these islands in Oct-Nov 2006. No pathogenic trypanosomes were found in these surveys. The locally very high tsetse densities (up to more than 100 tsetse/trap/day linked to pig rearing, constitute a high potential risk for humans (taking into account populations movements with neighboring active sleeping sickness foci of the Guinea littoral, and the history of sleeping sickness on these islands, and for the economically important pig rearing, as well as a danger for tourism. This situation, associated to the possibility of elimination of these tsetse populations due to low possibility of reinvasion, led the National Control Program to launch a tsetse elimination project following an “area wide” strategy for the first time in West Africa, which participates in the global objective of the PATTEC (Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomosis Eradication Campaign.

  20. In searching for the rots of minimalism in architecture: Formal silence of Adolf Loos

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    Vasilski Dragana

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Architectural examples of minimalism, combined with strict forms of modern movements, and the possibilities offered by new materials and technologies, contributing to the triumph of aesthetics that has become a symbol of our times. Minimalism in architecture, as the most original contribution to the idea of simplicity in architecture today has its roots in different areas as well as creation of prominent individuals - copyright strong individualities that do not tolerate any kind of categorization. One such author is certainly Adolf Loos. His theoretical ideas regarding decorations were sensational, because while the modernists had a dilemma about where and how to place ornaments, Los was adamant: his drastic solution predicted the complete elimination of ornament. In our time, minimalist architecture brings the ease of Adolf Loosa, whose design is rejected historicism and its parasites, decoration, to the pronounced rationalism. It is possible to follow the guiding principle of his 'formal silence' by Carl Andre to Herzog i de Meuron, as well as over the Mediterranean vernacular architecture to Alberto Campo Baeza and Alvaro Siza.

  1. Pressure drop and blower performance tests in very high temperature Helium Experimental LooP (HELP)

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    Kim, Chan Soo; Hong, Sung Deok; Kim, Yong Wan [KAERI, Daejeon (Korea, Republic of)

    2012-10-15

    Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) has developed the gas loops to develop and verify the key components of the nuclear hydrogen production system. At the present, KAERI is operating a small scale gas loop for feasibility tests of process heat exchanger and a very high temperature Helium Experimental LooP (HELP) for verification tests of bench scale prototypes for high temperature key components in Very High Temperature gas cooled Reactor (VHTR). Figure 1 presents the HELP assembled with the key components. The size was designed for the verification test of a 150kW intermediate heat exchanger or the simulation test in a 1/6 scaled down fuel block. The loop consists of the primary loop and the secondary loop. The primary loop and the secondary loop simulate VHTR and intermediate loop in nuclear hydrogen production system, respectively. The loops were designed to withstand the maximum temperature of 1000 .Deg. C, the maximum pressure of 9.0 MPa, and the normal mass velocity of 0.5 kg/sec. The working fluid is helium as the actual coolant of VHTR. The primary loop is composed of a preheater, a high temperature heater, a hot gas duct, intermediate heat exchangers, a water cooled U tube heat exchanger, a gas bearing circulator, a passive venting system and gas filters. The secondary loop has the same system configuration as the primary loop except a high temperature heater. Two loops share a helium supply system, a helium purification system and the water loop for a cooling tower as Figure 2. In this study, the experimental results of the bypass line pressure drop and blower performance at the nitrogen condition are analyzed to predict the main line mass flow rates without heaters.

  2. Developing Spatial Data Protocol and a Geodatabase for the Surinamese Ministry of Physical Planning, Land and Forest Management (Ministry RGB)

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    The Surinamese Ministry of Physical Planning, Land and Forest Management (De minister van Ruimtelijke ordening, Grond- en Bosbeheer (Ministry RGB)) is tasked with a wide range of critical environmental duties. This ministry is responsible for monitoring and protecting federally ...

  3. The fragility of the Brazilian Defense Ministry

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    Jorge Zaverucha

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available The present article presents different phases that the Brazilian Defense Ministry has passed through, since its inception during Fernando Henrique Cardoso's second presidential term (1999-2002 until the current administration of Luís Inácio Lula da Silva (2003-2006, under its respective ministers of Defense. It has been seen as one of the important stages in the re-constitutionalization of the country, insofar as it establishes the submission of Armed Forces commanders to a civilian minister, and although some analysts have considered that such submission is actually achieved, we point here to the military resistance and insubordination to civil power that are the result of an authoritarian legacy. To the extent that the Ministry of Defense is unable to implement its own policies in which the military would be required to follow civilian guidance, this article concludes with considerations on the civil Defense Ministry's political and institutional fragility vis-a-vis military command. The latter has been able to retain high levels of decision making autonomy in its relationship to the Ministry and its structure.

  4. Theology links Christian ministry with God's call.

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    O'Connell, L J

    1984-03-01

    Catholic health care ministry originates in and is shaped by the theme of call in the Old and New Testaments. To be specifically Catholic, health professionals and facilities must define their ministries according to the values expressed in this theological tradition. Sponsorship. The opportunity to provide health care enables religious communities to contribute to God's ongoing creation process and to reiterate Christ's call to minister to others. Although health care facility sponsorship thrusts religious communities into the arena of big business, the abandonment of the health care mission could be considered a betrayal of evangelical values. Quality of life. The implicit concern for human dignity that distinguishes Catholic health care facilities should be evident in personalized patient care, just working conditions, and a commitment to healing in the civic community. Stewardship in ethics. The development of business policies and procedures and institutional responses to social change should be carefully considered in light of the Catholic understanding of loving covenant and the Christian way of life. Shared ministry. Health care facilities have played a leading role in implementing the Second Vatican Council's vision of ministry. Sponsoring communities' continued willingness to share responsibilities with laity will be imperative in meeting the health care demands of the future.

  5. La expresión de lo humano en el arte: Adolf Loos y la Viena de fin-de siècle.

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    2007-01-01

    La intención de este trabajo es mostrar cómo determinada concepción de lo humano se expresa a través del lenguaje artístico de uno de los autores aparentemente más modernos de la Viena finisecular, el arquitecto Adolf Loos. Una de las cuestiones a las que prestaremos especial atención es al modo en que se entretejen y finalmente convergen en la obra de Loos discursos procedentes de disciplinas aparentemente tan dispares, como el arte, la filosofía, la biología, la economía e, incluso, la crim...

  6. Realistic teenage fiction with a sexrelated theme: Readers’ responses to Slinger-slinger by Francois Bloemhof

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    M.N. Wiggill; De Wet, G F

    2004-01-01

    Francois Bloemhof submitted his novel for teenagers, “Slinger-slinger” for the Sanlam competition for youth fiction in 1996. Eventually this prizewinner in the beginners’ category was published in 1997. The main theme of “Slinger-slinger” is the sexual awakening and identity of teenagers. A study was undertaken to obtain the opinions of teenage readers about the success of “Slinger-slinger” as a whole, as well as to gauge the success of integrating sexual aspects in this novel. The study also...

  7. Attacks on adult females with infants by non-resident males in the Fran(c)ois langur

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    Qi-Hai ZHOU; Bang LUO; Cheng-Ming HUANG

    2013-01-01

    Infanticide by males is a common phenomenon in mammals,especially primates,as lactation lasts much longer than gestation in many species.Usually,infanticidal episodes occur soon after group takeovers,and are traditionally considered a male reproductive strategy (i.e.,support the sexual selection hypothesis,Hrdy,1974).To verify the validity of this conception,we observed one group of Fran(c)ois' langurs in the Nonggang Nature Reserve,China,between August 2003 and July 2004.During the study period,a Fran(c)ois' langur female with the youngest infant in the group was attacked three times by immigrating males,and later disappeared by the third day after the final attack.We suggest that these attacks on the female-infant dyad represent infanticide attempts by males,and may be the cause of the adult female and her infant's disappearance.Presumably,that female dispersed with her infant to avoid infanticide and was not killed.Though these observations do not completely verify the sexual selection hypothesis,they are not inconsistent with it.

  8. Histochemical studies on the body wall of nematodes: Haemonchus contortus (Rud., 1803) and Xiphinema insigne Loos, 1949.

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    Sood, M L; Kalra, S

    1977-04-15

    Histochemical studies on the body wall of Haemonchus contortus (Rud.) and Xiphinema insigne Loos have been made. In H. contortus, the cuticle is mainly proteinous in nature. The lipids and PAS-postive materials are only present in cortical layers. In addition, haemoglobin and acid phosphatase are also present. The hypodermis shows the presence of glycogen, lipids, RNA, acid and alkaline phosphatases. The oval dense body is composed of keratinous and collagenous proteins associated with acid mucopolysaccharides. Muscles carry a greater concentration of glycogen granules and phospholipids. In X. insigne, the cuticle is rich in sudanophilic lipids. The cuticle also consists of weakly acidic mucopolysaccharides. Hypodermis and muscles contain lipids and glycogen. In addition, hypodermis also consists of acidic mucopolysaccharides. The functional significance of these components has been fully discussed.

  9. Clowning-An opportunity for ministry.

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    Richter, A; Zonner, L A

    1996-06-01

    Experiences over five years interacting with patients as the clown Jingles and the experiment and experience of one afternoon as the clown Hairie in a hospital led the authors to reflect on the deeper meaning of clowns, their appearance during the centuries, their impact on people and relation to ministry. The presence of a clown changes the atmosphere and dynamics; clowns touch people in their deep feelings and may free them to laugh, to cry, or to play. Relating to others in lively ways brings up questions about the connections between the clown and God.

  10. A working theology of prison ministry.

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    Hall, Stephen T

    2004-01-01

    Drawing upon experiences as a prison chaplain and a state director of prison chaplaincy services, the author proposes a working theology of prison ministry. Such a theology begins with an understanding of the inherent worth of humankind as created by God in God's own image, addresses the question of hope, embodies the incarnate presence of God by being present with people in their alienation, enables the giving and receiving of forgiveness, deals with issues of power and control, and respects the diverse paths that humans take in their walk toward and with God.

  11. The Ministry of Christ Embassy, Lagos. Nigeria

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    T.A. Falaye

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The ministry of Christ Embassy is one of the fastest growing indigenous churches in Nigeria. The Church is quite attractive to the youths and has grown in bounds all over the country, especially in the Southern part of Nigeria. On the strength of its wide spread coverage, and the age group that the church attracts, the writer is of the opinion that highlighting her activities would be of benefit to church historians and others in church ministry. The writer employed both historical and sociological methodology in his article. It is recommended that the founder of the church should make attempt to translate his sermons and other materials to main languages in Nigeria. The advantage is that the church would be able to reach out to several others. In addition, there is the need for openness especially in the area of financial management in the church. The financial aspect is said to be locked-in between the leadership. It is noted by the writer that such transparency would build greater confidence in others who may desire to join the church in future.

  12. ’n Aspek van intertekstualiteit in die poesie van Breytenbach: Francois Villon en die Middeleeuse Franse literere tradisie.

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    M. Sienaert

    1990-05-01

    Full Text Available Apart from biographical correlations marking the poetry of Breyten Breytenbach and Francois Villon (imprisonment and exile there is an ongoing intertextual dialogue between the two authors on which this article focusses. Thematic correlations indicate that both oeuvres link up with the age-old literary tradition of the ubi sunt and the danse macabre. Stylistic correlations, such as word-play, the polyvalent nature of the text and the use of paradox as creative principle appear to be symptomatic of the existential insecurity characterizing historically and culturally transitional periods. This implies inter alia that the parallel between the two oeuvres is not merely anecdotal, but that the Breytenbach discourse has validity in a context far broader than South Africa and ties in with a universal literary tradition where master data of the text unfold in a wholly different dimension than a first level meaning might suggest.

  13. Borehole Geophysical, Water-Level, and Water-Quality Investigation of a Monitoring Well Completed in the St. Francois Aquifer in Oregon County, Missouri, 2005-08

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    Schumacher, John G.; Kleeschulte, Michael J.

    2010-01-01

    A deep (more than 2,000 feet) monitoring well was installed in an area being explored for lead and zinc deposits within the Mark Twain National Forest in southern Missouri. The area is a mature karst terrain where rocks of the Ozark aquifer, a primary source of water for private and public supplies and major springs in the nearby Eleven Point National Wild and Scenic River and the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, are exposed at the surface. The potential lead deposits lie about 2,000 feet below the surface within a deeper aquifer, called the St. Francois aquifer. The two aquifers are separated by the St. Francois confining unit. The monitoring well was installed as part of a series of investigations to examine potentiometric head relations and water-quality differences between the two aquifers. Results of borehole flowmeter measurements in the open borehole and water-level measurements from the completed monitoring well USGS-D1 indicate that a seasonal upward gradient exists between the St. Francois aquifer and the overlying Ozark aquifer from about September through February. The upward potentiometric heads across the St. Francois confining unit that separates the two aquifers averaged 13.40 feet. Large reversals in this upward gradient occurred during the late winter through summer (about February through August) when water levels in the Ozark aquifer were as much as 138.47 feet higher (average of 53.84 feet) than water levels in the St. Francois aquifer. Most of the fluctuation of potentiometric gradient is caused by precipitation and rapid recharge that cause large and rapid increases in water levels in the Ozark aquifer. Analysis of water-quality samples collected from the St. Francois aquifer interval of the monitoring well indicated a sodium-chloride type water containing dissolved-solids concentrations as large as 1,300 milligrams per liter and large concentrations of sodium, chloride, sulfate, boron, and lithium. In contrast, water in the overlying Ozark

  14. 路斯住宅空间的公共性与私密性%The Openness and Intimacy of Interiors of Adolf Loos

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    In the 1990s, Beatriz Colomina, in her noted article "Intimacy and Spectacle:the Interiors of Adolf Loos," discussed the sight line control and its resulting psychological implications in the interiors designed by Adolf Loos. Along with a critical review of this article, this essay offers a new analysis of Loos’s sight line design and how it resembles theater space. By examining a series of the residential space designed by Loos, I will argue that Loos developed a diverse strategy in responding to the different needs for intimacy in a home:the spatial accessibility and openness diminishes with the increasing needs for privacy. A close reading of the relevant essays by Loos included in this essay will also help illustrate his architectural position.%20世纪90年代,彼瑞兹·克罗米娜发表《秘境与奇观:阿道夫·路斯的室内》一文,探讨了路斯住宅建筑中的视线控制和随之产生的心理暗示。笔者对该文进行了批判性回顾,并在此基础上重新分析路斯住宅空间中的视线设计,探讨了它与剧院空间的相似之处。通过比较分析一系列路斯设计的住宅空间,揭示出他基于空间私密性的不同要求而逐层设计住宅室内的策略:空间的开放程度随着私密性需求的增加而减弱。与此同时,通过对路斯相关建筑文本的解读,进一步分析了其住宅设计的立场。

  15. Pastoral Perspectives of Humor's Use in Ministry Contexts

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    Young, Jonathan W.

    2012-01-01

    Results from a qualitative component of a mixed-methods research design are reported regarding the use of humor in pastoral ministry. Thirteen Southern Baptist (SB) pastors were interviewed, from a total of 37 exemplars identified in the quantitative component of the study, regarding their perspectives toward humor in ministry. Results overall…

  16. International Developments in Youth Ministry Research: A Comparative Review

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    Roebben, Bert

    2012-01-01

    In this article, the emerging field of youth ministry research is presented and interpreted through the lens of practical theology. International developments are described and compared as local responses to the ongoing global dynamics of youth culture. After an overview of four different contexts in which youth ministry research can be situated,…

  17. Education Business Plan 2008-11: Ministry Business Plan

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    2008-01-01

    The Ministry of Education has identified one core business that is an ongoing key responsibility. It is called "Core Business One: Lead and Support the Education System So That All Students Are Successful at Learning." The core business includes three goals with specific outcomes that describe the end results the Ministry wants to…

  18. Five Ministries Jointly Issued "The Promotion Program for Forestry Industry"

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    @@ The State Forestry Administration, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Commerce, and the State Administration of Taxation have jointly issued "The Promotion Program for Forestry Industry (2010-2012)" on October 29, 2009, as an action program to guide forestry Industry's plan to deal with the financial crisis.

  19. Women's Ordination in Denmark: The Humanization of the Ordained Ministry

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    2009-01-01

    of women was legislatively made possible on June 4 1947, the drama was played out within a church-state-complex, and some of the players tried to discern between the ministry, to which women i special functions could be admitted (for example pastors in a women's prison), and the ordination, which...... of this, and corresponding to the democratization of the church was the humanization of ministry. Therefore the focus and significance of ministry is not its "who" (person and sexuality) but its "what" (the authenticity and function). The article states that it is a myth when some claim that the majority...

  20. Delegation of Kenyan Ministry of Local Government In China

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    2007-01-01

    <正>At the invitation of the CPAFFC, the delegation of the Kenyan Ministry of Local Government headed by its minister Musikari N. Kombo paid a friendly visit to Beijing and Guangdong from March 19 to 25.

  1. Responding to the challenge of Black Theology: Liberating Ministry ...

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    Aug 5, 2016 ... Responding to the challenge of Black Theology: Liberating. Ministry to the White .... methodology from its own context, not from Latin America or elsewhere. .... education, the church a site of religion. At the same time.

  2. Official publications of the Ministry of Mining and Power Industry

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    A review is presented of publications issued by the Ministry since 1980. The following publications are evaluated: Gornictwo i Energetyka monthly (issued since 1984, official information on mining, power industry, energy policy of Poland), Vademecum ochrony i ksztaltowania srodowiska w resorcie gornictwa i energetyki (Environmental protection in mining and power industry, Warsaw, 1982, 1983, 1985 with data on environmental protection and a review of regulations), Zbior przepisow o stopniach gorniczych (Regulations on mining degrees, Warsaw, 1983), Rocznik statystyczny Ministerstwa Gornictwa i Energetyki 1984 (Statistical Yearbook of the Ministry of Mining and Power Industry 1984, covers 1981, 1982, 1983), Statystyka przemyslu weglowego w Polsce (Statistics of coal industry in Poland, confidential material), Statystyka rozwoju elektroenergetyki polskiej (Statistics of power industry development in Poland). A further 10 publications issued by the Ministry cover economic problems of the coal industry and power generation as well as regulations issued by the Ministry.

  3. Delegation of Maldivian Ministry of Atolls Development in China

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    2007-01-01

    <正>At the invitation of the CPAFFC,the delegation of the Maldivian Ministry of Atolls Development led by its Deputy Minister Fathimath Sheereen paid a visit to Beijing and Jiangsu from April 24 to 30. This was the first substantial exchange aiming at strengthening friendly contacts since the CPAFFC and the Ministry of Atolls Development established links last December. CPAFFC President Chen Haosu and Vice

  4. Five Ministries Jointly Regulates the Order of Auto Export

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    2007-01-01

    @@ Flive Ministries including the Ministry of Commerce, the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC), China Customs, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, National Certification and Accreditation Administration jointly promulgated a notice on November 31, 2006, announcing that from March 1, 2007,to conduct the license administration on the export of autos (including passenger cars, commercial cars, chassis and full set of auto parts).

  5. Ministry of Culture Launches Its First Bilingual Cultural Website

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    2004-01-01

    On the first day of January, 2004 Beijing, the Bureau for External Cultural Relations of the Ministry of Culture of China will launch itsofficial website in English, www.chinaculture.org, in celebration of 5,000 years of Chinese civilization.It is the Ministry of Culture's first comprehensive English cultural website. Mr. Ding Wei, Director General of the Bureau speaks in an interview to mark the event.

  6. Strategies Formulation for Sports and Youth Ministry`s Public Relations Department in Iran: A Case Study

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    Saeid Ali Abadi

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the present study was to design sports and youth ministry`s public relations department strategic plan .This research was survey research done in analytical method and the method of collecting data was field study. In terms of objective, it is an applied - developmental research in which the required information was obtained through library research and the researcher-made questionnaire. Also, this research was of strategic studies in which the qualitative and quantitative methods were used for data analysis. Statistical population included sports media managers and journalists, public relations directors of the sports federations, sport management professionals, staff specialists of the Ministry of Sport and National Olympic Committee and public relations staff consisting of 144 persons as the study sample. In this study, a questionnaire in two parts was used that included demographic data and determination of the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities of Department of public relations in Youth and Sports ministry. To determine its validity, professors and experts were consulted and after applying all revised recommendations and changes necessary to comply with the conditions and characteristics of the study population, it was used, accordingly. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was used to measure the reliability. Therefore, Cronbach's alpha reliability was obtained 0.99. Coefficient obtained from the questionnaire indicated high reliability of the questionnaire. In data analysis, descriptive statistics was used to describe demographic variables in the research community. Friedman rank test was used for ranking the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Finally, SWOT analysis was used for developing the Ministry of Youth and Sports ministry`s public relations department`s strategy. The results indicated that the scores sum in this matrix was less than 2.5 (2.42.This suggested that it was weak in terms of internal

  7. SWOT Analysis of Strategic Position of Sport and Youth Ministry`s Public Relations Department in Iran: A Case Study

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    Saeid Ali Abadi

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the present study was to design sports and youth ministry`s public relations department strategic plan .This research was survey research done in analytical method and the method of collecting data was field study. In terms of objective, it is an applied - developmental research in which the required information was obtained through library research and the researcher-made questionnaire. Also, this research was of strategic studies in which the qualitative and quantitative methods were used for data analysis. Statistical population included sports media managers and journalists, public relations directors of the sports federations, sport management professionals, staff specialists of the Ministry of Sport and National Olympic Committee and public relations staff consisting of 144 persons as the study sample. In this study, a questionnaire in two parts was used that included demographic data and determination of the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities of Department of public relations in Youth and Sports ministry. To determine its validity, professors and experts were consulted and after applying all revised recommendations and changes necessary to comply with the conditions and characteristics of the study population, it was used, accordingly. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was used to measure the reliability. Therefore, Cronbach's alpha reliability was obtained 0.99. Coefficient obtained from the questionnaire indicated high reliability of the questionnaire. In data analysis, descriptive statistics was used to describe demographic variables in the research community. Friedman rank test was used for ranking the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Finally, SWOT analysis was used for developing the Ministry of Youth and Sports ministry`s public relations department`s strategy. The results indicated that the scores sum in this matrix was less than 2.5 (2.42.This suggested that it was weak in terms of internal

  8. Organisational Legitimacy of the Singapore Ministry of Education

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    This paper analyses the perceived organisational legitimacy of the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) in preparing the population for work in the knowledge-based economy (KBE). It is argued that challenges to MOE's legitimacy are emerging with ramifications that are difficult to ignore. These challenges relate to equipping the population with…

  9. Bring European finance ministries kicking and screaming into geopolitics

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    Breitenbauch, Henrik Ø.

    2017-01-01

    the Atlantic, it is the ministries of finance that play the central role in controlling budgets — defense and otherwise. This means that real progress on raising European defense spending will require convincing the finance ministers and their top civil servants of the new realities of European geopolitics...

  10. CAS, Thai S&T ministry to further cooperation

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    @@ Hosted by the CAS Bureau of International Cooperation, the Second CAS-Thai MOST Joint Workshop on S&T Cooperation was held on 28 and 29 June in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province. More than 120 officials and scholars from Sichuan Provincial Government, CAS, and Thai Ministry of Science and Technology(MOST) were present at the meeting.

  11. the dilemma of traditional and 21st century pastoral ministry

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    Sep 3, 2010 ... article, represent networks that transverse one another in sharing common .... possesses two assets, namely premises in all the stricken areas ... Research has highlighted the existence .... ministry model may foster individual piety instead. .... Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) led supervisory training.

  12. Spain gives science and technology a ministry of its own

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    Spain's re-elected prime minister announced the creation of a new Ministry of Science and Technology. It will be responsible for policy on basic and applied research, IT and telecommunications. It will also incorporate the country's Higher Council of Research (1/2 page).

  13. Ministry of health on facebook: an information policy case study

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    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: The growth of social networks on the internet is visible. Everywhere people use these tools on various places, either via desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. In Brazil, the most prominent network in recent years is Facebook, which reached 76 million users in June 2013, an unprecedented number in the country. The growth allowed governments to perceive this virtual space as a potential place to present their work and communicate with society. Objectives: The study goal is to observe how information has been publicized by the Ministry of Health through Facebook since 2010 (year of creation of the page until October 2013, taking as an analytical category the implemented information policy, in order to propose a discussion about democratization of access to health information. Methodology: case study; Non-participant observation, data collection and documental analysis. Results: The main issues addressed by the Ministry of Health on Facebook are organizational actions and government programs instead of posts with guidance for a healthy living style. Also noteworthy is the low interaction of the Ministry page moderators with the users profile. The study showed most of the questions and comments made by the public are not answered by the institutional body. Conclusions: Need of strengthening the mediaton process of the information policies from the Ministry of Health on Facebook.

  14. Reforming the Ministry to Improve Education: An Institutional Analysis of the Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) of Nepal

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    Bista, Min Bahadur; Carney, Stephen

    2004-01-01

    This study has two main objectives: first, to assess the overall capacity of the Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) of Nepal, its staff and constituent bodies in relation to their mandates, roles and responsibilities; second, to guide the conceptualization and preparation of a human resource development plan (HRDP) for MOES to support the…

  15. For-profit and Catholic: how would the ministry fare?

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    2012-01-01

    Let's begin with Catholic identity. When is something entitled to be called Catholic in any official sense? I would suggest that there are three requirements. First of all, the entity must assert and claim its identity as Catholic by some sort of public declaration. By way of counter-example, in early 2012, a major West Coast health system renamed itself Dignity Health and asserted that it is no longer Catholic. According to Dignity Health's Jan. 23 press release, it is a "not-for-profit organization, rooted in the Catholic tradition, but is not an official ministry of the Catholic Church". Secondly, this Catholic identity has to be validated by Catholic Church authority, usually the bishop of the place, but sometimes by a dicastery in Rome. There is not really a formal procedure for this. Typically, a religious congregation founds an organizational ministry with the implicit, if not explicit, consent of the bishop and has it listed in the Catholic directory of

  16. Effective Youth Ministry: Theology-driven in a Cultural Context

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    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available Recently Youth Ministry finds itself mostly in a crisis as it is wrongly presented. In a nutshell the crisis can be described as falling short of leading young people to become mature Christian adults. Research shows that there are a variety of contributing factors to this crisis. This article focuses on two of these contributing factors. Firstly, Youth Ministry today is skill and socially driven, rather than theology or spiritually driven. The discussion commences by indicating the importance of establishing theology as the foundation of Youth Ministry. A Christ-centric theological framework as foundation for effective Youth Ministry is proposed. The article emphasises the meaning and essence of theology, with the Sola Scriptura approach being followed throughout. The second contributing factor discussed is the issue that cultural relevance is wrongly being made the heartbeat and foundation of Youth Ministry instead of theology. The article gives culture its rightful and relevant place in Youth Ministry, without it overshadowing the foundation of effective Youth Ministry, namely theology. Postmodernism and subculture also receive attention and in the conclusion the emphasis falls on a call to return to a Youth Ministry that is theology driven in a cultural context.Effektiewe Jeugbediening: Teologies-gedrewe in ’n Kulturele Konteks. Tans verkeer Jeugbediening grootliks in ’n krisis, aangesien dit verkeerd aangebied word. Kortliks behels hierdie krisis dat Jeugbediening daarin te kort skiet om jongmense tot volwasse Christenskap te lei. Navorsing toon verskeie faktore wat tot hierdie krisis bydra. Die artikel fokus op twee van hierdie bydraende faktore. Eerstens val die soeklig op die feit dat Jeugbediening tans metode- en sosiaal-gedrewe eerder as teologies- of spiritueel-gedrewe is. Die bespreking toon die belangrikheid daarvan om teologie en die behoefte daaraan as fondament in Jeugbediening te vestig. Die aanbeveling

  17. Study of Intrinsic motivation in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

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    Lehtimäki, Nora

    2015-01-01

    The purpose of this thesis was to investigate intrinsic motivation of the executive assistants and secretaries in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The objective in turn, was to examine how well intrinsic motivation has been achieved among these executive assistants and secretaries. How respondents evaluate their job satisfaction, work environment and motivation was also researched. Lastly, factors that increase or decrease motivation were studied, as well as if there is a need for additional...

  18. Bring European finance ministries kicking and screaming into geopolitics

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    Breitenbauch, Henrik Ø.

    2017-01-01

    The issue of burden-sharing will be a hot topic at the Munich Security Conference, a major annual event that kicks off this week. In Europe the political mechanics of defense budget hikes work differently than in the United States, where it is Congress that holds the purse strings. Across...... the Atlantic, it is the ministries of finance that play the central role in controlling budgets — defense and otherwise. This means that real progress on raising European defense spending will require convincing the finance ministers and their top civil servants of the new realities of European geopolitics...

  19. Using Technology for Ministry: Trends, Principles and Applications

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    Alfredo Vergel

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available This survey of developments, guidelines and uses of technology by congregations and their leaders offers an overview of the topic and points to sources for further study. As technology plays a larger role in religious communities there is a need for guiding principles for its use. Congregational leaders do well to engage technology reflectively while staying informed on its possible applications in ministry. While this article is of primary interest to those in leadership positions at the congregational level, it can also serve both as a primer to seminary students and as a tool for librarians providing reference services on the topic.

  20. I ministri di culto delle confessioni religiose di minoranza: problematiche attuali

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    Matteo Carnì

    2015-06-01

    SOMMARIO: 1. I ministri di culto nell’ordinamento giuridico italiano - 2. I ministri di culto delle confessioni religiose dotate di intesa - 2.1. (segue L’individuazione dei ministri di culto - 2.2. (segue L’assistenza spirituale nelle strutture segreganti - 2.3.(segue Il matrimonio celebrato dai ministri di culto - 2.4 (segue Problematiche attinenti ai ministri di culto buddhisti – 3. I ministri di culto delle confessioni prive di intesa - 3.1. (segue In attesa della legge di approvazione: i ministri di culto della Congregazione cristiana dei Testimoni di Geova - 3.2. (segue Islam e ministri di culto - 4. Osservazioni conclusive.

  1. Current state of web accessibility of Malaysian ministries websites

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    Ahmi, Aidi; Mohamad, Rosli

    2016-08-01

    Despite the fact that Malaysian public institutions have progressed considerably on website and portal usage, web accessibility has been reported as one of the issues deserves special attention. Consistent with the government moves to promote an effective use of web and portal, it is essential for the government institutions to ensure compliance with established standards and guidelines on web accessibility. This paper evaluates accessibility of 25 Malaysian ministries websites using automated tools i.e. WAVE and Achecker. Both tools are designed to objectively evaluate web accessibility in conformance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) and United States Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 508). The findings reported somewhat low compliance to web accessibility standard amongst the ministries. Further enhancement is needed in the aspect of input elements such as label and checkbox to be associated with text as well as image-related elements. This findings could be used as a mechanism for webmasters to locate and rectify errors pertaining to the web accessibility and to ensure equal access of the web information and services to all citizen.

  2. LEGITIMATION DOCUMENTS ISSUED BY THE FRENCH MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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    The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (hereinafter referred to as "MAE") has sent a reminder of the following rules relating to legitimation documents (special cards, henceforth called "special residence permits" (titres de séjour spéciaux), and attestations de fonctions) that it issues. The Ministry has specified that compliance with these rules is essential to the proper functioning of any International Organization established in France. 1. Types of document and use a) Special CD, FI and AT residence permits They serve as residence permits for members of the personnel and the members of their families who are not of French nationality and who do not have the status of permanent resident (see N.B. below). Vis-à-vis the French authorities, they serve as proof that those holding these cards enjoy the privileges and immunities provided for by the Status Agreement between CERN and France (immunity from legal process in the discharge of their duties, entitlement to drive a vehicle registered in a special ...

  3. Regional framework and geology of iron oxide-apatite-rare earth element and iron oxide-copper-gold deposits of the Mesoproterozoic St. Francois Mountains Terrane, southeast Missouri

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    Day, Warren C.; Slack, John F.; Ayuso, Robert A.; Seeger, Cheryl M.

    2016-01-01

    This paper provides an overview on the genesis of Mesoproterozoic igneous rocks and associated iron oxide ± apatite (IOA) ± rare earth element, iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG), and iron-rich sedimentary deposits in the St. Francois Mountains terrane of southeast Missouri, USA. The St. Francois Mountains terrane lies along the southeastern margin of Laurentia as part of the eastern granite-rhyolite province. The province formed during two major pulses of igneous activity: (1) an older early Mesoproterozoic (ca. 1.50–1.44 Ga) episode of volcanism and granite plutonism, and (2) a younger middle Mesoproterozoic (ca. 1.33–1.30 Ga) episode of bimodal gabbro and granite plutonism. The volcanic rocks are predominantly high-silica rhyolite pyroclastic flows, volcanogenic breccias, and associated volcanogenic sediments with lesser amounts of basaltic to andesitic volcanic and associated subvolcanic intrusive rocks. The iron oxide deposits are all hosted in the early Mesoproterozoic volcanic and volcaniclastic sequences. Previous studies have characterized the St. Francois Mountains terrane as a classic, A-type within-plate granitic terrane. However, our new whole-rock geochemical data indicate that the felsic volcanic rocks are effusive derivatives from multicomponent source types, having compositional similarities to A-type within-plate granites as well as to S- and I-type granites generated in an arc setting. In addition, the volcanic-hosted IOA and IOCG deposits occur within bimodal volcanic sequences, some of which have volcanic arc geochemical affinities, suggesting an extensional tectonic setting during volcanism prior to emplacement of the ore-forming systems.The Missouri iron orebodies are magmatic-related hydrothermal deposits that, when considered in aggregate, display a vertical zonation from high-temperature, magmatic ± hydrothermal IOA deposits emplaced at moderate depths (~1–2 km), to magnetite-dominant IOA veins and IOCG deposits emplaced at shallow

  4. Five Ministries and Commissions Discussed Abolishing the 5% Consumption Tax on Lead Battery

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    2013-01-01

    <正>Wang Jinliang, the vice-chairman of China Battery Industry Association, said that recently the five ministries and commissions have been discussing on drawing concrete plans, with China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology taking the lead. In view of the status quo of lead-acid battery industry, the ministry prefers charging no or little consumption

  5. Language as a barrier to ministry of the Word with special reference to sign language in ministry: Human dignity perspective

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    Leepo J. Modise

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available This article is born out of my participation in the General Synod Ministerial Formation for theological training of Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA, when a decision was taken to license a student with a disability to be a minister of the Word in URCSA. Furthermore, my experience and observation of the licensing of the two candidates with hearing impairments to the ministry of the Word and Sacrament in URCSA and Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa (DRCSA has encouraged me to conduct this research. This article is made up of four important parts: Firstly, the researcher will discuss Belhar Confession as the confession that emphasises unity (inclusivity, reconciliation and justice. Secondly, Belhar Confession and disability from the human dignity perspective will be discussed. Thirdly, the ecclesiological practices and shortcomings from the human dignity perspective will be highlighted. Fourthly, pastoral care as the affirmation of human dignity will be discussed.Interdisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary implications: The fields involved in this article are Systematic Theology, Sociology and Psychology. The author challenges classification of people with a disability under the category of limited competence by the Dutch Reformed Church when they license the ministerial candidates. The future results will reveal the inclusivity in terms of licensing and calling of ministers in the Dutch Reformed Church Family. This research calls for the change in the traditional discourse within ecclesiological, sociological and psychological fields, which exclude the people with a disability from the ministry of the Word and Sacraments.

  6. The Christian ministry of Primate Stanisław Karnkowski

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    Andrzej Bruździński

    1996-12-01

    Full Text Available In the 16th century the Church was faced with a challenge by Martin Luther and his followers. The Church's response to a profound and multi-level crisis at the dawn of the Modern Age, as the impact of the Christian ministry weakened – giving rise to reformation – was the restoration initiated at the Council of Trent. Challenged with the appeal of reformers, the Church in Poland also had to take a closer look at its image and undertake a programme of internal renewal in the spirit of the council restoration. It therefore is worth tracing back the routes which brought the "winds of change" to Poland in the last two decades of the 16th century, when the Polish episcopate was headed by Stanisław Karnowski (1581–1603.

  7. Role of E-Payment System in Promoting Accountability in Government Ministries as Perceived by Accounting Education Graduates and Accountants in Ministry of Finance of Ebonyi State

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    Azih, Nonye; Nwagwu, Lazarus

    2015-01-01

    This paper identified the role of electronic payment system in promoting accountability in government ministries as well as the challenges facing the implementation of e-payment in government ministries in Ebonyi State. The study was guided by two research questions and two hypotheses. The population of the study comprised of 112 accountants as…

  8. The pedagogical value of a student-run community-based experiential learning project: The Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Public Health Screening.

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    Wee, Liang En; Yeo, Wei Xin; Tay, Clifton M; Lee, Jeannette J M; Koh, Gerald C H

    2010-09-01

    We assessed the pedagogical value of a student-led community-based experiential learning project called the Public Health Screening (PHS) run by medical and nursing students of the National University of Singapore's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS YLLSoM). We conducted a cross-sectional study using a self-administered anonymised questionnaire on medical and nursing students who participated in PHS using the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Survey Instrument. Participants also gave an overall score for their learning experience at the PHS. The participation rate was 93.1% (576/619) for medical students and 100% (37/37) for nursing students. All participants gave the PHS learning experience a high rating (median = 8 out of maximum of 10, inter-quartile range, 7 to 9). A majority of participants felt that PHS had helped them to improve across all domains surveyed. For medical students, those in preclinical years and females were independently more likely to feel that PHS had helped them to improve in communication skills, teamwork, ability to identify social issues, taking action, and gaining and applying their knowledge than those in clinical years and males. Improved ability to interact with patients (β=1.64, 95%CI, 1.01-2.27), appreciation of challenges to healthcare faced by Singaporeans from lower income groups (β=0.93, 95%CI, 0.49-1.37), thinking of others (β=0.70, 95%CI, 0.04-1.37) and tolerance of different people (β =0.63, 95%CI, 0.17-1.10) were strongly associated with the overall rating score. PHS was a positive learning experience in a wide range of domains for all students involved. This suggests that student-organised community-based experiential learning projects have potential educational value for both medical and nursing students.

  9. Household food security and buffering mechanisms in Thai and non-Thai households in Nong Loo Sub-district, Sangkhla Buri, Thailand.

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    Cho, May Myat; Knowles, Jacqueline; Atwood, Stephen

    2012-07-01

    This was a cross sectional study to measure any difference between Thai and Non-Thai households in the prevalence of food security and the effect of state and local buffering mechanisms on household food security status in Nong Loo Sub-district in Kanchanaburi Province. Seventy-five point eight percent of 211 households (120 Thai and 91 non-Thai households) were food insecure. Non-Thai households were found to be significantly more food insecure than Thai households (95.6% compared with 60.8%; OR=21.4). Non-Thais tended to have less knowledge of and access to buffering mechanisms; however, this was not statistically significant. Of interest, however, was that no statistically significant association was found between household food insecurity and lack of access to buffering mechanisms. Qualitative interview results suggested that landownership, possession of a Thai card (Government registration card), increased food prices, and a dependence on imported food from other districts were important factors associated with household food insecurity in the sub-district. This survey underlines the importance of the food insecurity as a problem among Thai and, more severely, among non-Thai households and provides stake holders with information that can be used to intensify programs to address this problem. Thailand has a long border area with a high proportion of non-Thai households, and it is likely that similar food insecurity problems exist in other areas also. Further research on nutrition security (as distinct from food security) of this population is recommended in order to better assess the impact of the observed food insecurity.

  10. Legitimation documents issued by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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    2006-01-01

    New rules and reminder The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (hereinafter referred to as 'MAE') has informed CERN of the following solution to a problem that has existed for over 30 years: from now on, members of the personnel residing in France and holding a full-time contract of between three and six months will be entitled to a special EM-type residence permit that does not confer any privileges (see Paragraph 2 below). Furthermore, the MAE has stated that it is willing to request the competent authorities to look favourably on applications for work permits by a member of the personnel's family members who reside in France and wish to take up gainful employment, although it is unable to guarantee the outcome (see Paragraph 7 below). The MAE also wishes to draw attention to the following rules concerning the legitimation documents it issues and to point out that compliance with these rules is essential for the proper operation of all international organisations established in France. This communicatio...

  11. PÖFF / Egle Loo

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    2010-01-01

    14. Pimedate Ööde filmifestivali filmidest: "Päris koopia" (Prantsuse-Itaalia-Iraani 2010), "Taevariik" (Rootsi-Taani 2010), "Teisel pool" (Rootsi-Soome 2010), "Tamara Drewe" (Inglise 2010), "Mesi" (Türgi-Saksa 2010), "Inimestest ja jumalatest" (Prantsuse 2010)

  12. PÖFF / Egle Loo

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    Loo, Egle

    2010-01-01

    14. Pimedate Ööde filmifestivali filmidest: "Päris koopia" (Prantsuse-Itaalia-Iraani 2010), "Taevariik" (Rootsi-Taani 2010), "Teisel pool" (Rootsi-Soome 2010), "Tamara Drewe" (Inglise 2010), "Mesi" (Türgi-Saksa 2010), "Inimestest ja jumalatest" (Prantsuse 2010)

  13. Encargo, autoría y ejecución de La familia de Felipe V (Palacio Real de La Granja), copia del original de Louis-Michel van Loo

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    Azanza López, José Javier

    2014-01-01

    Este artículo aporta nuevos datos acerca de La familia de Felipe V del Palacio Real de La Granja de San Ildefonso (Segovia), copia del original realizado en 1743 por Louis-Michel van Loo. Certifica su ejecución a mediados del siglo XIX por el pintor Isidoro Lozano (Logroño, 1826-Madrid, 1895), en el marco de la promoción artística del joven discípulo de Federico de Madrazo que culminará con la obtención en 1853 del premio de Roma; y documenta su traslado a La Granja ...

  14. Ministri nõunik kui poliitilise missiooniga ametnik / Maria Keris, Jako Salla

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    Keris, Maria

    2006-01-01

    Ministri nõuniku roll ja positsioon Eesti avalikus teenistuses ja poliitikas. Kahes Eesti ministeeriumis 2005. aastal tehtud juhtumiuuringu analüüs. Ministri nõuniku roll ja staatus Eesti administratiivsüsteemis pole veel kinnistunud ning tõenäoliselt kujunebki sellest ametikoht, mille täitmine sõltub ühelt poolt vajadusest ja ministri soovidest ning teiselt poolt ministeeriumi töökorraldusest ja valdkonna spetsiifikast

  15. Emotional competence (intelligence) and vocational choice among candidates for the ordained ministry.

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    Hunt, Richard A; Mortensen, Ralph A; Gorsuch, Richard L; Malony, H Newton

    2013-01-01

    This research examined the ways in which vocational interests of United Methodist candidates for ordained ministry are related to Emotional Competence (EC) as measured by Inventory of Religious Activities and Interests (IRAI) ministry interests and 16PF personality scales. Results show two primary clusters of ministry interests that are related to EC. Recommendations include ways that supervisors, mentors, and pastor-staff-parish relations committees can use this information to enable pastors to grow in their EC skills.

  16. National support to public health research: a survey of European ministries.

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    Conceição, Cláudia; Leandro, Alexandra; McCarthy, Mark

    2009-06-25

    Within SPHERE (Strengthening Public Health Research in Europe), a collaborative study funded by the European Commission, we have assessed the support for public health research at ministry level in European countries. We surveyed the health and science ministries in 25 EU countries and 3 EEA countries, using a broad definition of public-health research at population level. We made over 600 phone calls and emails to identify respondents and to gain answers. We gained formal replies from 42 out of 56 ministries (73% response) in 25 countries. There were 22 completed questionnaires (from 25 ministries), 6 short answers and 11 contacts declaring that their ministries were not responsible for public health research, while in 14 ministries (both ministries in three countries) no suitable ministry contact could be found. In most European countries, ministries of health, or their devolved agencies, were regarded as the leading organizations. Most ministries were able to specify thematic areas for public-health research (from three to thirty), and others ministries referred to policy documents, health plans or public-health plans to define research priorities. Ministries and their agencies led on decisions for financial support of public-health research, with less involvement of other external organisations compared with the process of identifying priorities. However, the actual funds available for public health were not easily identifiable. Most ministries relied on general academic means for dissemination of results of public-health research, while ministries get information on the use of public-health research usually through informal means. Ministries made suggestions for strengthening public-health research through initiatives of their own countries and of the European Union: as well as more resources, improving coordination was most frequently suggested. There is no common approach to support for public-health research across Europe, and significant gaps in

  17. Conversations about Sexuality on a Public University Campus: Perspectives from Campus Ministry Students and Leaders

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    Davidson, Charis R.; Turner-McGrievy, Gabrielle M.; Messias, DeAnne K. Hilfinger; Friedman, Daniela B.; Robillard, Alyssa G.

    2017-01-01

    Little is known about university campus religious organisations' influence on students' sexuality-related attitudes and behaviours. This study sought to better understand sexuality-related communication within the context of campus ministries by exploring students' and campus ministry leaders' conversational experiences at a public university in…

  18. Ministries Design Exchange Rate Stress Test for Labor-Intensive Industries

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    2010-01-01

    @@ China's Ministry of Commerce(MOFCOM)and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology(MIIT)have designed a stress-test for China's labor-intensive industries,aiming to determine the effect of Yuan appreciation on the textile garment,shoe-making and toy industry.

  19. Ministry of Commerce's Final Arbitration on Anti-dumping investigation on Nonyl Pheno

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    Zheng Yan

    2007-01-01

    @@ The Ministry of Commerce of People's Republic of China issued the Announcement No.11,2007 of Ministry of Commerce on Promulgating Final Arbitration on Antidumping Investigation on Nonyl Pheno Originated from India and Taiwan Region on Mar 28, 2007, deciding to impose antidumping duties on those investigated commodities.

  20. Conversations about Sexuality on a Public University Campus: Perspectives from Campus Ministry Students and Leaders

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    Davidson, Charis R.; Turner-McGrievy, Gabrielle M.; Messias, DeAnne K. Hilfinger; Friedman, Daniela B.; Robillard, Alyssa G.

    2017-01-01

    Little is known about university campus religious organisations' influence on students' sexuality-related attitudes and behaviours. This study sought to better understand sexuality-related communication within the context of campus ministries by exploring students' and campus ministry leaders' conversational experiences at a public university in…

  1. Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development 2009/10-2011/12 Service Plan Update

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    Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development, 2009

    2009-01-01

    The Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development's overarching purpose is to position British Columbia to meet the competitive challenges of the twenty-first century through better aligning labour market supply and demand. In the six months since the Ministry issued its February 2009 service plan and the subsequent re-election of…

  2. Disaster Reduction in the Last Decade by the Ministry of Health

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    2001-01-01

    @@ The Ministry of Health has been an active participant in the activities of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction. Following the assignment of the Government, the Ministry has taken the responsibility of conducting disaster relief and disease prevention in cooperation with departments concerned, and effectively prevented the happening and spreading of major epidemic diseases whenever the country suffered a catastrophic natural disaster. It has secured the health and safety of the people, avoided serious epidemics in disastrous years, and won great victories over disasters and diseases. The work of the Ministry is summarized as follows:

  3. Development of the work on fuel cells in the Ministry for Atomic Energy of Russian Federation

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    Lubovin, B.Y.; Novitski, E.Z.

    1996-04-01

    This paper describes research on fuel cells in the Russian Federation. The beginning of the practical work on fuel cells in Russia dates back to the 50`s and 60`s when the Ural Electrochemical Plant and the Ural Electromechanical Plant of the Ministry of Medium Machine-Building of the USSR, all Russian Research Institute of the power sources and many other institutes of the Ministry of Electrotechnical Industry of the USSR got to the development of the alkaline fuel cells for the spaceships according to the tasks of the SPC `Energy` and for the submarines on the tasks of the Ministry of Defense.

  4. As a mother tenderly: exploring parish ministry through the metaphor and analogy of mothering

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    Percy, Emma

    2012-01-01

    As a mother tenderly: using mothering as a metaphor and analogy for parish ministry. The thesis sets out to use maternal imagery as a way of articulating the practice of parish ministry in the Church of England. The aim is to find a language which can affirm and encourage many aspects of good practice that are in danger of being over looked because they are neither well articulated nor valued. The ministry of a parish priest is a relational activity: characterised by care. It is becaus...

  5. The S.R.D. Ministry Plan Book: A Guide for Surveying Personal Resources and Planning Development in Ministry: The Consultant's Manual.

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    Brown, Thomas E.

    The manual is designed for the use of religious leaders to assist them in the development and planning of strategies that will increase effectiveness and meaning in the ministry. The document is presented in two parts. The first section (38 pages) contains a discussion of the purpose, design, and uses of the plan book. Three schedules for…

  6. Ministry of Commerce Issued 222 the Most Competitive China's Market Brands

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    2007-01-01

    @@ Recently, the Ministry of Commerce issued a total of 222 the most competitive China's market brands, which engage in 19 categories such as food, drink,apparel, household appliance and transportation.

  7. Ministry of Health Maps Out Goals for Prevention of Motherto-Child Transmission

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    2004-01-01

    In a recently circulated document called Implementation Plan (Trial) for Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, the Ministry of Health vowed to step up efforts to cut off mother-tochild transmission and improve maternal and child health.

  8. Key Lab.of Electromagnetic Processing of Materials,Ministry of Education,Northeastern University

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    2007-01-01

    @@ The Key Lab.of Electromagnetic Processing of Materials, Ministry of Education,Northeastern University (Lab.of EPM)is established on the base of United Researching Centre of Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation (Baosteel)-Northeasten University.

  9. Ministri huvi kriminaalasja vastu eeluurimisele ohtlik / Kärt Anvelt, Mirko Ojakivi, Jan Jõgis-Laats

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    Anvelt, Kärt, 1973-

    2007-01-01

    Ministri õigus kohtueelse uurimise materjalidega tutvuda on määramata. Lisaks prokurör Lauri Aasmanni tegevuse uurimiseks algatatud kriminaalmenetlusest. Lisatud intervjuu: Norman Aas: prokuratuuri info poliitikutele on üsna piiratud

  10. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published “Access Condition for Magnesium Industry”

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    2011-01-01

    <正>On March 14, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology formally published "Access Condition for Magnesium Industry", which put forward access restriction in aspects of scale layout, technological equipment, product quality, resource and energy consumption,

  11. Rahvusooper Pärnu tänavail. Legendaarne Ministry of Sound Raadio 2s

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    2005-01-01

    Rahvusooperi Estonia kostümeeritud solistid tutvustavad 2. sept. Pärnu kesklinna piirkonnas algavat 100. hooaega müües pileteid Verdi ooperile "Othello". Raadio 2 klubimuusikasaatest "Ministry of Sound Session"

  12. Ministry of Information Industry Regulation: Mobile charger Interfaces must be Unified

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    2007-01-01

    @@ Recently, the Ministry of Information Industry (MII) printed and distributed the Notification on the Implementation of the Technical Requirements and Testing Method for Mobile Charger and Interface by Mobile Network Connection and Detection.

  13. NATION BRANDING THROUGH STIGMATIZED POPULAR CULTURE: THE "COOL JAPAN" CRAZE AMONG CENTRAL MINISTRIES IN JAPAN

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    Matsui, Takeshi

    2014-01-01

    This paper investigates how and why various central ministries in Japan have adopted policies promoting Japanese popular culture such as manga (comic books), anime (animated films and TV shows), games, fashion and so forth, which had formerly been neglected by the state due to their stigmatized status. This paper analyzes documents released by bureaucrats and the results of interviews conducted with key persons from central ministries and institutions under their jurisdiction to shed light on...

  14. Introverts and extraverts reflecting on the experience of Parish Ministry : conversation between training incumbents and curates

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    FRANCIS, Leslie J.; Smith, Greg

    2016-01-01

    Psychological type theory suggests that introverts and extraverts may approach Christian ministry somewhat differently. This theory was tested within the context of a residential workshop attended by 15 curates, 12 of whom were accompanied by their training incumbents. Twelve themes were identified within responses to the question, “What does talk about introversion and extraversion illuminate in the ministry of incumbent and curate and in the life of the parish?” The themes from the perspect...

  15. A Study on the Pragmatic Strategies of Foreign Ministry Spokesperson’s Remarks

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    师琼婕

    2013-01-01

    As an important diplomacy activity, Foreign Ministry spokesperson’s remarks represent national image and foreign pol-icy of a country which is absolutely significant. This article would analyze the pragmatic strategies of Foreign Ministry spokesper-son’s remarks from the perspective of journalist’s questioning types and spokesperson’s answering types in order to get a clear idea about how spokesperson tactfully employing pragmatic strategies to handle tough questions and safeguard national interests.

  16. Environmental sensitivities of inspectors, managers and principals working for the Ministry of Education

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    Askin Kiraz; Begum Pastirmacioglu

    2015-01-01

    This study aimed to determine the environmental attitudes, behaviours and consciousness levels of inspectors and school managers working for the Ministry of Education in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). The scope of this study covers the school managers of Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Professional Technical Schools in the capital, Lefkosa, and the inspectors of the Ministry of Education. Data was collected by questionnaire forms, which were answered by the participant...

  17. "First stone" ceremony for the SC : authorities in the audience. From right: Sir Ben Lockspeiser, President of the CERN Council, Felix Bloch, Francois Perreard, President of the Council of State of the canton of Geneva, C.J. Bakker and A.Pennetta

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    "First stone" ceremony for the SC : authorities in the audience. From right: Sir Ben Lockspeiser, President of the CERN Council, Felix Bloch, Francois Perreard, President of the Council of State of the canton of Geneva, C.J. Bakker and A.Pennetta

  18. The "new masculinity": addiction treatment as a reconstruction of gender in Puerto Rican evangelist street ministries.

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    Hansen, Helena

    2012-06-01

    This article, based on ethnographic fieldwork including twelve months of participant observation and 428 interviews with 84 converts and leaders in Pentecostal ministries founded and run by former addicts in Puerto Rico, describes redefined masculinity as a treatment for addiction. Industrial disinvestment and resulting unemployment and drug trade in urban North and Latin America have led to narcotic addiction among Latino and African American men and attendant homicide, infection, and incarceration. Pentecostal-evangelical street ministries are prevalent in these regions. Their alternative vision of masculine honor and power addresses a cultural crisis of men's social space. They replace the unachievable ideal of the male breadwinner with an image of male spiritual power. In place of the violence of the drug trade, they cultivate male domesticity and responsibility for the home. In place of a deleterious drug economy, they offer the social and cultural capital of ministry networks and biblical knowledge. Yet the trajectories of ministry converts reveal the limits, as well as the promise, of evangelist masculinity as a treatment for addiction. In the course of building leadership among their converts, the ministries create their own, internal hierarchies, fall short of the spiritual democracy they espouse, and lead to relapse among those left at the bottom.

  19. Meeting report:Iraq oil ministry needs assessment workshop.3-5 Septemner 2006

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    Littlefield, Adriane C.; Pregenzer, Arian Leigh

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    Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and Sandia National Laboratories met with mid-level representatives from Iraq's oil and gas companies and with former employees and senior managers of Iraq's Ministry of Oil September 3-5 in Amman, Jordan. The goals of the workshop were to assess the needs of the Iraqi Oil Ministry and industry, to provide information about capabilities at DOE and the national laboratories relevant to Iraq, and to develop ideas for potential projects.

  20. THE PLANNING, PROGRAMING, BUDGETING SYSTEM AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN THE SERBIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENSE

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    Sasa RADUSKI

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available The main purpose of introducing the PPBES to the Serbian Ministry of Defense and the Serbian Armed Forces is to provide a rational management of resources and to maintain and build capacity of the Ministry and the Serbian Armed Forces in order to achieve their goals, objectives and missions.Expected results of implementation of the PPBES are reflected in increasing the efficiency and rationalization of the defense planning to a higher level, ensuring compatibility with defense planning and budgeting system of the state and developing a foundation for the effective management of defense resources.

  1. The New Multi-Ministry Response to Conduct Problems: A SWOT Analysis

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    Stanley, Peter

    2008-01-01

    "The Inter-agency Plan for Conduct Disorder/Severe Antisocial Behaviour 2007-2012" (Ministry of Social Development, 2007) is assessed according to the SWOT dimensions of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The document is one of the most important statements for the social services in New Zealand because of the primacy that it gives…

  2. Introverts and Extraverts Reflecting on the Experience of Parish Ministry: Conversation between Training Incumbents and Curates

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    Francis, Leslie J.; Smith, Greg

    2016-01-01

    Psychological type theory suggests that introverts and extraverts may approach Christian ministry somewhat differently. This theory was tested within the context of a residential workshop attended by 15 curates, 12 of whom were accompanied by their training incumbents. Twelve themes were identified within responses to the question, "What does…

  3. China’s Ministry of Commerce Set the Tungsten Export Quota for 2007

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    <正>China’s ministry of commerce recently set the export quota for tungsten in 2007. According to the ministry’s report, China’s total tungsten export quota will be 15,400 tons metal content, which is 2.53 per cent less compared to that in 2006.

  4. Commerce Ministry Announced the Export Quotas for Zinc,Antimony,Tungsten,Tin and Silver

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    <正> The Ministry of Commerce recently announcedits decision on the export quotas for zinc,anti-mony,tungsten,tin and silver in 2004.Accord-ing to the data released,all the export quotasare reduced except for silver.Relevant peoplesay that the raw materials shortage is a majorissue for the production of antimony and tin,

  5. Organizational Effectiveness Evaluation for Higher Education Institutions, Ministry of Tourism and Sports

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    Kraipetch, Chanita; Kanjanawasee, Sirichai; Prachyapruit, Apipa

    2013-01-01

    The present research was aimed to: 1) develop the components and indicators of organizational effectiveness for public higher education institutions under the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Thailand, and 2) develop organizational effectiveness evaluation system for these institutions. The sample included total 41 participants comprising…

  6. Professor Krzysztof Kurzydowski, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Science and Education in Poland

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    Krzysztof Kurzydlowski, undersecretary of state, ministry of science and education in Poland, met with CERN's director-general, Robert Aymar, and attended a Resources Review Board meeting at CERN on 24 April. Kurzydlowski also toured the ATLAS experimental area during his visit.

  7. Interview with Minister of Economic Affairs Ministry of Employment and the Economy of Finland, Jyri Hakamies

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    Mr. Jyri Hakamies, the Minister of Economic Affairs Ministry of Employment and the Economy of Finland is an easy going and responsible official. Although it was only a short 20 minutes' conversation, Mr. Hakamies still carefully reply the questions as we can see the serious and preciseness of Finland people in his possession.

  8. Training Needs Assessment in the Botswana Public Service: A Case Study of Five State Sector Ministries

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    Balisi, Shadreck

    2014-01-01

    Using qualitative methods, this study analysed the process of training needs assessment in the Botswana public service, with special focus on five state sector ministries. It is evident from the research findings that there is little and an unsystematic approach to the needs assessment prior to training. The research further revealed that the…

  9. Excerpts from Saudi Ministry of Education Textbooks for Islamic Studies: Arabic with English Translation

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    This appendix is a companion document to "Saudi Arabia's Curriculum of Intolerance with Excerpts from Saudi Ministry of Education Textbooks for Islamic Studies." The appendix includes selected excerpts in Arabic with English translations for currently-used textbooks in grades 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12. These excerpts support the…

  10. How can health ministries present persuasive investment plans for women's, children's and adolescents' health?

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    Anderson, Ian; Maliqi, Blerta; Axelson, Henrik; Ostergren, Mikael

    2016-06-01

    Most low- and middle-income countries face financing pressures if they are to adequately address the recommendations of the Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescent's Health. Negotiations between government ministries of health and finance are a key determinant of the level and effectiveness of public expenditure in the health sector. Yet ministries of health in low- and middle-income countries do not always have a good record in obtaining additional resources from key decision-making institutions. This is despite the strong evidence about the affordability and cost-effectiveness of many public health interventions and of the economic returns of investing in health. This article sets out 10 attributes of effective budget requests that can address the analytical needs and perspectives of ministries of finance and other financial decision-makers. We developed the list based on accepted economic principles, a literature review and a workshop in June 2015 involving government officials and other key stakeholders from low- and middle-income countries. The aim is to support ministries of health to present a more strategic and compelling plan for investments in the health of women, children and adolescents.

  11. Ministry of Finance: Discharge Reduction Funds to Provide Supports in Six Major Areas

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    @@ Zhu Guangyao, assistant Minister of the Ministry of Finance, said at the climate summit in Copenhagen on December 16, 2009 that, the government budget would increase the investment in the areas of energy conservation, discharge reduction and renewable energy sources in 2010 and during the period of Twelfth Five-Year Plan.

  12. Recreation and Christian Youth Ministries: The Ottawa Chapter of the Greek Orthodox Youth of America

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    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available The Ottawa (Canada Chapter of the Greek Orthodox Youth of America (GOYA has existed since the mid 1900s. At that time, GOYA was viewed as an organization pertinent not only for the practice and maintenance of a religious minority (Greek Orthodoxy in mainstream Canada, but also as a social recreational organization for interaction of the limited few Greeks that dwelled in Ottawa. Today, the primary purpose of the Ottawa Chapter of GOYA remains the same and consistent to the original mission as established by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (GOAA – that is - a youth ministry based on Liturgia (worship, Koinonia (fellowship, Diakonia (service, and Martyria (witness. Historically, recreation activities in the form of retreats and cultural/religious seminars have traditional been used to address the mission of GOYA and to recruit new members in GOYA. Administrators of GOYA and the HCO have acknowledged recreation as a useful means to not only endorse the mission of GOYA, but to also solicit membership through activities such as cultural dances, basketball tournaments, and ice skating outings. This paper depicts the relationship between recreation and Christian youth ministries for the implementation of the mission of the Ottawa Chapter of GOYA. A model has been constructed to depict the relationship between recreation and Christian youth ministries from an organizational context. This paper concludes with suggestions for administrators of GOYA and other Christian Youth Ministries for the use of recreation to help implement their mission and ministry, as well as suggestions for the potential use of recreation to aid in membership growth.

  13. Food choice of a group of Francois' s leaf monkey ( Trachypithecus francoisi) in a fragmented habitat in Fusui, China%广西扶绥片段化栖息地中黑叶猴的食物选择

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    2012-01-01

    为了研究黑叶猴在片段化生境中的适应能力,2006年1~12月,采用焦点动物取样法和连续记录技术于每月初连续观察8d,记录片段化栖息地中的一群黑叶猴觅食行为,同时采用样带法监测黑叶猴家域内食物可获得性的季节性变化.结果显示,黑叶猴以61种植物为食,月平均食物种类为21.8种.黑叶猴取食的食物部位中,嫩叶占比例最大,达55.8%,其次为果实的比例达12.4%,其他依次为成熟叶占12.1%,种子10.6%、花4.3%、芽2.7%和树皮2.4%.成熟叶的可获得性最大,可获得性指数在75%(2月)到100%(7~9月)之间;其次为嫩叶,可获得性指数在25%(11月)到94%(7月)之间,芽、花和果实等食物部位的可获得性指数在20%以下.取食各食物部位的时间与相应部位的可获得性指数间没有显著的相关关系(P>0.05).月食物种类与生境中食物种数的可获得性间没有显著的相关关系(P>0.05).因此,在片段化的栖息地中黑叶猴选择性地利用生境中的食物资源.%Limestone habitats are fragile and habitat degradation due to disturbances can easily reduce the food resource of primates living in these areas. In order to explore these primates' feeding adaptation in habitat fragmentation, the foraging ecology of a group of Francois' s leaf monkey ( Trachypithecus francoisi) in a severely fragmented habitat in Fusui County, Guangxi Province, China was studied via focal animal sampling and continuous recording. This study was conducted during the first 8 days of each month in 2006. In the following 3 days, the seasonal food availability of plant species and parts were studied via quadrat monitoring. The results indicated that Francois' s leaf monkey consumed 61 plant species with a monthly average of 21. 8 species. Mature leaves were the most abundant food resource with food availability index ranging from 75. 0% in February to 100. 0% in the period from July to September

  14. Geology and mining history of the Southeast Missouri Barite District and the Valles Mines, Washington, Jefferson, and St. Francois Counties, Missouri

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    Mugel, Douglas N.

    2017-03-09

    The Southeast Missouri Barite District and the Valles Mines are located in Washington, Jefferson, and St. Francois Counties, Missouri, where barite and lead ore are present together in surficial and near-surface deposits. Lead mining in the area began in the early 1700’s and extended into the early 1900’s. Hand mining of lead in the residuum resulted in widespread pits (also called shafts or diggings), and there was some underground mining of lead in bedrock. By the 1860’s barite was recovered from the residuum by hand mining, also resulting in widespread diggings, but generally not underground mines in bedrock. Mechanized open-pit mining of the residuum for barite began in the 1920’s. Barite production slowed by the 1980’s, and there has not been any barite mining since 1998. Mechanized barite mining resulted in large mined areas and tailings ponds containing waste from barite mills.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that lead is present in surface soils in Washington and Jefferson Counties at concentrations exceeding health-based screening levels. Also, elevated concentrations of barium, arsenic, and cadmium have been identified in surface soils, and lead concentrations exceeding the Federal drinking-water standard of 15 micrograms per liter have been identified in private drinking-water wells. Potential sources of these contaminants are wastes associated with barite mining, wastes associated with lead mining, or unmined natural deposits of barium, lead, and other metals. As a first step in helping EPA determine the source of soil and groundwater contamination, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the EPA, investigated the geology and mining history of the Southeast Missouri Barite District and the Valles Mines.Ore minerals are barite (barium sulfate), galena (lead sulfide), cerussite (lead carbonate), anglesite (lead sulfate), sphalerite (zinc sulfide), smithsonite (zinc carbonate), and chalcopyrite (copper

  15. Interview de Francois Englert, physicien théorique Université Libre de Bruxelles, sur les résutats des recherches du boson de Higgs au LHC annoncés au CERN le 4 juillet 2012.VERSION FRANCAISE

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    Interview de Francois Englert, physicien théorique Université Libre de Bruxelles, sur les résutats des recherches du boson de Higgs au LHC annoncés au CERN le 4 juillet 2012.Le professeur Englert exprime sa satisfaction sur les résultats et son admiration pour le CERN et explique sa contribution à la théorie du Champ de Higgs.

  16. Migration crisis and the church: A response to lacunae and considerations for Christian ministry engagement

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    Full Text Available This article critically assesses some theological-ecclesiological responses and approaches to migration challenges in order to ascertain lacunae within Christian ministry engagement. Although other academic disciplines such economics, politics, geography, demography, sociology, psychology, law, history, anthropology and environmental studies shape the discourse of migration, theology boarders the migration debate as if it does not have anything to offer. However, this does not necessarily mean there are no existing theological-ecclesiological responses and approaches to migration challenges. Thus, this article proceeds to categorise the theological-ecclesiological responses to migration challenges into four approaches: (1 the approach that focuses on practical responses from pastoral care that is limited to particular social contexts, (2 the approach of theological motif and ministry praxis from narrow and single biblical texts, (3 the response that focuses on Israel as a paradigm of how the native churches and hosting nations should treat migrants and (4 a systematic approach which focuses on doctrinal formulations that respond to migration challenges. In considering these positions but moving beyond them in response to migration challenges, this article exposes a theological debate and agenda for migration ministry. In doing so, this article identifies some lacunae for further exploration in Christian migration ministry engagement. It concludes by underscoring the need for a meaningful and responsive theology that shapes the discourse of migration, as well as the formulation of operative ecclesiological responses. This article thus contends and paves the way for theological research to become central to migration studies in a manner that demonstrates that theology transcends spiritual reflection to include practical psycho-social, emotional, economic and other dimensions. The contribution of this article lies in its examination of the existing

  17. POLICY China’s Ministry of Commerce Set the Rules for Antimony and Tungsten Export in 2005

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    <正> China’s ministry of commerce recently re-leased the rules and application procedures forthe export of antimony and tungsten productsin 2005 by the domestic producers.Based on the rules set by the ministry,China’santimony and tungsten producers providingtheir products for export must be those enter-prises authorized by the related State authori-ties.

  18. The Ministry of Land and Natural Resources is Preparing to Delete the Approval Right for Mineral Resources Geological Prospecting

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    <正>Yu Haifeng, Deputy Director of Geological Prospecting Department and Executive Deputy Director of the Mineral Prospecting Office under the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources, disclosed at the recently concluded National Prospecting Meeting for 2013 that, the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources is con

  19. A qualitative investigation into the so-called ministry of deliverance

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    J. Janse van Rensburg

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available Since the publication of the book“The occult debate” (Janse van Rensburg, 1999 it has become clear that epistemological views on occultism within the reformed tradition have drastically diverged. During the General Synod of the Dutch Reformed Church in 2007, the report of the Algemene Taakspan vir Leer en Aktuele Sake (ATLASon a ministry of deliverance denied the existence of the devil and claimed that it would be un-scientific to embark on an empirical research in this regard, because of the impossibility to verify information gathered in this manner. However, it is the hypothesis of this article that qualitative information could assist in attaining a clearer under-standing of the need for a ministry of deliverance. In this article the methodology of the qualitative research is explained and the narratives of participants are revealed. Thereafter the respon-ses of the participants are evaluated.

  20. Mission "in the trenches". A Texas system practices what it calls "co-ministry".

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    Brother Edward Smink

    2005-01-01

    As responsibility for mission shifts from religious to lay leadership, sponsor-secular partnerships and new models of governance help to ensure that Catholic health care facilities continue the healing ministry of Jesus. By appointing lay mission directors and developing programs that support the work of health care professionals and associates "in the trenches," the sponsors of Catholic health care facilities are embedding particular values and behaviors in their organizations. The miracle of Catholic health care invites women and men of different faith traditions to participate in and contribute to the values, culture, and mission of the Catholic health ministry. Mission "in the trenches" is longer reserved solely for sponsors and religious congregations. By establishing and recognizing the essential services provided by interdisciplinary spiritual care teams and empowering patient caregivers with the knowledge and tools necessary to fulfill their specific responsibilities, the healing presence of God is made known to those who seek our care and observe our actions.

  1. Living in the townships: An appraisal of Pentecostal social ministry in Tshwane

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    Full Text Available This article offers an appraisal of the social ministry of Pentecostal churches through fellowship, healing and livelihood creation in the township communities of the city of Tshwane. In meeting this aim the discussion advances a thesis of these churches as agents of social support and survival of the downcast. In particular, the article attempts to show how these churches exert themselves towards establishing not only moral responsibility, but also a context where the weakest and the least privileged can learn how to survive. The squatter camp people are unique with the special challenges requiring distinctive consideration. Pentecostal churches believe that the lost people matter to God and are of importance to their congregations as well. The backyard Bible study ministries and mutual cooperation strategies are employed for mutual support. Making use of the existing empirical research data and available literature will show how Pentecostal churches in the townships support the laity and community in times of need.

  2. Shandong University Key Lab of Liquid Structure and Heredity of Materials, Ministry of Education of China

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    @@ In 1995, the Key Lab of Liquid Structure and Heredity of Metals was set up by the approval of Shandong province, but the research work on the liquid structure and heredity of materials started in the last three decades. In 2000, combining the lab of engineering ceramic and the institute of joining technology in Shandong University, the lab was established as Key Lab of Liquid Structure and Heredity of Materials, by the approval of the Ministry of Education.

  3. Implementation and Sustainability of the Russian Federation Ministry of Defense Nuclear Personnel Reliability Program

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    Through a cooperative effort between the US Department of Energy and the Russian Federation (RF) Ministry of Defense (MOD) a Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) for the nuclear handlers within the RF MOD is at the stage of implementation. Sustaining the program is of major significance for long term success. This paper will discuss the elements of the RF PRP and the equipment needs for implementation. Program requirements, documentation needs, training, and assurances of appropriate equipment use will be addressed.

  4. The (Mal)Practice of Dowry in Contemporary India. A Challenge to Marriage and Family Ministry

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    Jainus Xavier, Nixen Raj; Knieps-Port le Roi, Thomas

    2012-01-01

    The author explores the (mal)practice of dowry in contemporary India and the challenge it presents to marriage and family ministry. He explains how originally harmless and well-intended dowry customs changed under the influence of historical circumstances that turned them into a business-like family strategy aimed at rising families’ social status, wealth and power. This evolution had dramatic consequences for Indian marriage and family life and especially for women. Dowry-related violence an...

  5. F.F. Bosworth: A historical analysis of his ministry development using social cognitive career theory

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    Full Text Available The purpose of this article was to discuss the findings related to research on the life history of Fred Francis Bosworth (1877�1958. This article explored his life story and critically analysed the influential factors that may have contributed to his success in the ministry. It seeks to answer the question: �How did Bosworth develop into a famous healing evangelist?� The historical case study method was used as the research design. It also employed a variant of Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT, which suggests that a person�s career choice can be determined by his or her self-efficacy beliefs, goals and expected outcomes. This article is the first to offer a critical analysis of Bosworth�s entire life and ministry and is also the first to use the concepts of SCCT to show how his adulthood success may have been influenced by the experiences of his childhood and youth. This article argued that several factors played a critical role in Bosworth�s development. Although Bosworth and others have attributed his success primarily to his Pentecostal experience, this study contends that his childhood, as well as secular and business experiences played a more important role than has been reported in the literature. Furthermore, this article showed that Bosworth�s path to success can be understood through the elements of SCCT. Through SCCT, one can see how Bosworth developed an interest in the healing ministry, how he chose to pursue the ministry as a career, and how he performed and set goals as an evangelist.

  6. Current Activities of the Ministry of Mines, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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    Adel, M.

    2008-12-01

    Beginning in late 2001, the Afghanistan government started developing plans for the revitalization of the Natural Resources sector. This revitalization included the rebuilding and reorganization of the capabilities of the Ministry of Mines and Industries (now the Ministry of Mines) and the Afghan Geological Survey and several other Afghan ministries. The initial focus was on the development of new mining and hydrocarbon laws, which were supported by the World Bank. Concurrent with these activities was the recognized need to identify, organize and compile existing data and information on the natural resources of the country. This has been followed by the use of these data and information to provide preliminary assessments of the oil and gas resources, mineral resources, water resources, coal resources, and earthquake hazards, all based on existing data. A large part of these assessment efforts required the development of a geospatial infrastructure through the use of satellite imagery and other remote sensing technologies. Institutional and capacity building were integral parts of all efforts. With the assessment and law activities ongoing, the Ministry of Mine has now turned to the development of a leasing framework, which address the critical need of transparency of leasing, lease management, and royalty collection. This new leasing system was implemented in spring 2008 with the leasing of the Aynak Copper Deposit, which is located about 25 miles south of Kabul. At the moment, a second world class mineral deposit is being considered for leasing within the next year. Oil and gas lease tracts are also under development in the northern oil and gas basins of Afghanistan. With the support of the Afghan government, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has recently completed the gathering of new data and information in support of the Natural Resources Sector. These data gathering missions include gravity, magnetics, radar, and hyperspectral data, which were gathered through

  7. TURKISH HEALTH CARE SECTOR AND SWOT ANALYSIS OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

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    This paper aims to conduct a SWOT analysis in Turkish health-care sector. The first step of SWOT analysis in health-care sector involves the compilation and assessment of key data on health-care sector in Turkey. The main problems of the Ministry of Health will also be explained. At the second stage, the data collected is organized into four categories; strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT).

  8. Discovering Digital Diplomacy: The Case of Mediatization in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

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    2014-01-01

    The increasing importance of media, especially digital media, in society has been studied widely, from identity formation to activist movements. In international relations studies digital media’s impact has focused considerably on public diplomacy 2.0. This focus has caused a more holistic view of digital diplomacy to be neglected. This study explores how digital media’s impacts as a part of mediatization are seen within the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Semi-structured interviews ...

  9. Implementation of Patient's Rights Charter: a Report from Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran.

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    Parsapoor, A R; Salari, P; Larijani, B

    2013-01-01

    At the aim of explaining the rights of health care recipients and upgrading ethical observance in the field of treatment-the most important field of health care-, the Patient's Rights Charter was declared by Ministry of Health and Medical Education to all medical universities in September 2009. This paper provides a report of strategic planning for implementation of Patient's Rights Charter and a summary of other projects.

  10. Redesigning a Ministry of Health's organizational structure: exploring implementation challenges through Botswana's experiences.

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    Seitio-Kgokgwe, Onalenna; Gauld, Robin D C; Hill, Philip C; Barnett, Pauline

    2016-04-01

    The Botswana's Ministry of Health redesigned and adopted a new organizational structure in 2005, which was poorly implemented. This article explores factors that influenced the implementation of this organizational structure. This article draws from data collected through in-depth interviews with 54 purposively selected key informants comprising policy makers, senior managers and staff of the Ministry of Health (N = 40) and senior officers from various stakeholder organizations (N = 14). Participants generally felt that the review of the Ministry of Health organizational structure was important. The previous structure was considered obsolete with fragmented functions that limited the overall performance of the health system. The new organizational structure was viewed to be aligned to current national priorities with potential to positively influence performance. Some key weaknesses identified included lack of consultation and information sharing with workers during the restructuring process, which affected the understanding of their new roles, failure to mobilize key resources to support implementation of the new structure and inadequate monitoring of the implementation process. Redesigning an organizational structure is a major change. There is a need for effective and sustained leadership to plan, direct, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the implementation phase of the reform. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  11. Professionalizing the process of education at the Ministry of Interior higher education institutions

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    Juan Esteban Vega de la Torre

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available This article backs up the need of professionalizing the education of Ministry of Interior lawyers to satisfy the demands of society upon professionals of this sector. This process of education has been perfected continuously following the model of Cuban university and the experience of professional training. The process of education satisfies the requirements of the crime fighting system and the multilateral development within the context of technological updating and automatizing processes at the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Cuba to face the dynamic, trends and social context of criminal activity and subversion in a national and international complex environment. The study was conducted by applying the cannons tools of descriptive research to the education process by means of scientific methods such content analysis, historical and descriptive analysis, and observation of the participants. The findings include the description of a process of education that incorporates the modes of performance of the Ministry of Interior professional as a paradigm both for the training and constant development of the graduates.

  12. Through Mintzberg's glasses: a fresh look at the organization of ministries of health.

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    Unger, J. P.; Macq, J.; Bredo, F.; Boelaert, M.

    2000-01-01

    In 1987, district health care policies were officially adopted by a majority of developing countries. Many operational problems constraining implementation of such policies have subsequently been identified, most of which are attributable to well-known characteristics of less developed countries. However, the policy of operational and administrative decentralization has often been critically obstructed by inappropriate organizational structures in ministries of health. By applying Mintzberg's analytical framework to several ministries of health, we identify structural deficiencies that make systems unfit to match their policy environment and yield the expected outcomes of functional and decentralized services. We propose a typology likely to elicit strategies for decentralizing health care administration. Our analysis is based on the following steps: a description of Mintzberg's concepts of organizational structure, generic components (strategic apex, technostructure, supporting structure, middle line, operational core) and functions (horizontal and vertical integration, liaison devices, vertical and horizontal decentralization) applied to health systems; a discussion of divisionalized adhocracy as a suitable configuration for health organizations with a need for a high degree of regional autonomy, community participation, medical staff initiative, action research and operational research, and continuous evaluation; a discussion of the organizational features of a number of health ministry systems and a consideration of strategies for transforming configurations towards divisionalized adhocracy. PMID:10994284

  13. The Russian Federation's Ministry of Atomic Energy: Programs and Developments

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    Johnson, Craig M.

    2000-07-24

    The Ministry of Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation (Minatom) is one of Russia's largest and most influential federal bodies. Throughout 1999 its head, Yevgeny Adamov, has worked to increase the Ministry's commercial competitiveness by consolidating redundant facilities and tightening control over subsidiary organizations. Economic difficulties and budget constraints, however, have hindered Minatom's ability to achieve many of its programs and goals. As a result, the Ministry has continued, renewed or initiated contracts with several countries possessing questionable commitments to nonproliferation and has sought to expand its role in international nuclear waste management and spent fuel reprocessing in order to raise new sources of revenue. While many of these programs are not likely to come to fruition, others raise significant nonproliferation and environmental concerns. This paper reviews select programs driving Minatom's efforts to raise funds, comments on their potential viability, and highlights areas likely to be of particular concern for the United States over the next three to five years.

  14. Administrative reform in the Venezuelan Ministry of Education: A case analysis of the 1970's

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    Hanson, E. Mark

    1984-06-01

    Democracy arrived in Venezuela in 1958, and reforming the rigid, centralized and unrepresentative institutions of government subsequently assumed a high priority. This article, based on data gathered in Venezuela several times over a twelve-year period by means of a standard field research methodology, represents a longitudinal case study of efforts through the 70's to generate administrative reform in the Ministry of Education. Specifically, the reform proposed to decentralize and regionalize the organization and management of education in order to promote regional socio-economic development. The study describes and discusses political and organizational factors which disrupted and frustrated the reform process, including: (1) lack of political continuity and maturity; (2) lack of appropriate structures within the system and of real desire on the part of ministry officials to initiate an effective delegation of powers and responsibilities; (3) lack of adequate mechanisms for gathering, processing and distributing information; and (4) lack of sufficient personnel within the ministry with the training and sustained experience to manage complex programs. As in many other countries, the ideals of the reform in Venezuela outstripped the political and human realities of the situation there. Comparative research is now needed to enable other nations to learn from this experience.

  15. Adversity in pastoral leadership: Are pastors leaving the ministry in record numbers, and if so, why?

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    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available As churches in the West grapple with the rising tide of secularism, post-modernism and individualised spirituality, the leaders of those churches become casualties of these macro-environmental factors. Statistics show that three pastors in North America leave the vocational ministry every day to move into a different career path. This ongoing loss of leadership must prove detrimental for churches, which in turn are confronting declining attendance figures, declining income and low volunteerism from the membership. It would seem that pastoral leadership is vital to the health and sustenance of the church, and yet churches all over North America are losing pastoral leadership on a daily basis. This article attempts, through the use of Osmer’s heuristic, to review why it is that pastors are leaving the ministry and what might be done to stem that tide. A missional ontology in contrast to a Christendom ontology together with a review of workplace adversity and the Scriptural data on suffering in the ministry are developed for the reader as potential solutions to stem the tide.

  16. Mr Bjørn Haugstad, State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway

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    Photos 01,02: Mr Bjørn Haugstad, State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway signing the guest book; standing, Dr Carlo Wyss Photo 03: Luncheon in honour of Mr Bjørn Haugstad, State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway, April 2003. Around the table, from left to right: State Secretary Haugstad (standing); Prof. Cecilia Jarlskog, Adviser to the Director-General for Member State Relations; Mr Morten Knutsen, CERN staff - Purchase; Mr Jens Vigen, CERN staff, Library and Norwegian Contact; Prof. Steinar Stapnes, Prof. Univ. of Oslo and Physicist in the ATLAS experiment (in profile), Dr Carlo Wyss, Director for Accelerators (standing), Dr Leif Westgaard, Senior Adviser, Research Council of Norway, CERN Delegate. Photo 04: Luncheon in honour of Mr Bjørn Haugstad, State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway, April 2003. Around the table, from left to right: State Secretary Haugstad (standing); Mr Jens Vigen, CERN staff, Library and Norwegian Contact; Prof. Steinar ...

  17. Building policy-making capacity in the Ministry of Health: the Kazakhstan experience.

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    Chanturidze, Tata; Adams, Orvill; Tokezhanov, Bolat; Naylor, Mike; Richardson, Erica

    2015-01-20

    Recent economic growth in Kazakhstan has been accompanied by slower improvements in population health and this has renewed impetus for health system reform. Strengthening strategic planning and policy-making capacity in the Ministry of Health has been identified as an important priority, particularly as the Ministry of Health is leading the health system reform process. The intervention was informed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) framework for capacity building which views capacity building as an ongoing process embedded in local institutions and practices. In response to local needs extra elements were included in the framework to tailor the capacity building programme according to the existing policy and budget cycles and respective competence requirements, and link it with transparent career development structures of the Ministry of Health. This aspect of the programme was informed by the institutional capability assessment model used by the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) which was adapted to examine the specific organizational and individual competences of the Ministry of Health in Kazakhstan. There were clear successes in building capacity for policy making and strategic planning within the Ministry of Health in Kazakhstan, including better planned, more timely and in-depth responses to policy assignments. Embedding career development as a part of this process was more challenging. This case study highlights the importance of strong political will and high level support for capacity building in ensuring the sustainability of programmes. It also shows that capacity-building programmes need to ensure full engagement with all local stakeholders, or where this is not possible, programmes need to be targeted narrowly to those stakeholders who will benefit most, for the greatest impact to be achieved. In sum, high quality tailor-made capacity development programmes should be based on thorough needs assessment of individual and

  18. Dr. Andras Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division, Budapest, Hungary

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    Photo 01: Dr András Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division (right) visiting the ALICE data acquisition laboratory with Ervin Denes. Photo 02: Ervin Denes in the ALICE DAQ (data acquisition) laboratory on the occasion of the visit of Dr András Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division. Photo 03: Detector Data Link and data generator used for data acquisition system of the ALICE experiment photographed on the occasion of the visit of Dr. András Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division.

  19. EVALUATION OF THE ACCEPTABILITY OF BREAD BAKERIES BY THE REGULATIONS OF MINISTRY OF HEALTH

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    Fatih Muhammed ONSUZ; Sule DOKUR; Ahmet TOPUZOÐLU

    2005-01-01

    Bread is an essential food in human nutrion in Turkey. It contains groups of vitamin B, proteins and minerals. It is also a good source of energy. In our country there are a lot of deficiencies about production of bread in hygienic conditions. All the controls and punishments are inadequate of putting in order of this subject. The aim of this descriptive study is, to determine the acceptability of bakeries by the regulation of Ministry of Health (MoH) in Umraniye and to describe the problems....

  20. The Russian Federation's Ministry of Atomic Energy: Programs and Developments

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    2000-07-24

    This paper reviews select programs driving the Ministry of Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation's (Minatom) efforts to raise funds, comments on their potential viability, and highlights areas likely to be of particular concern for the US over the next three to five years. The paper's findings are: (1) Despite numerous cabinet displacements throughout the Yeltsin administration, Yevgeny Adamov was reappointed Minister on four occasions. With Boris Yeltsin's January 1, 2000 resignation, Adamov's long-term position as the head of the Ministry is more tenuous, but he will likely retain his position until at least the March 2000 elections. Acting President Vladimir Putin is unlikely to reorganize his cabinet prior to that date and there are no signs that Putin is dissatisfied with Adamov's leadership of Minatom. (2) Adamov's chief priorities are downsizing Minatom's defense sector, increasing the oversight of subsidiary bodies by the central bureaucracy and consolidating commercial elements of the Ministry within an umbrella organization called Atomprom. (3) Viktor Mikhaylov, Adamov's predecessor and critic of his reform efforts, has been relieved of his duties as First Deputy Minister. While he retains his positions as Chief of the Science Councils and Chief Scientist at Arzamas-16, his influence on Minatom's direction is greatly diminished. Adamov will likely continue his efforts to further marginalize Mikhaylov in the coming year. (4) Securing extra-budgetary sources of income continues to be the major factor guiding Minatom's international business dealings. The Ministry will continue to aggressively promote the sale of nuclear technology abroad, often to countries with questionable nonproliferation commitments. (5) Given the financial difficulties in Russia and Minatom's client states, however, few nuclear development programs will come to fruition for a number of years, if ever. Nevertheless, certain

  1. Abuse in the church? A social constructionist challenge to pastoral ministry

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    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available The article focuses on abusive practices in the faith community. It indicates that abusive behaviour is more often than not unintentional and is ostensibly driven by a zeal for God and the church. The article explores this anomaly by examining the phenomenon of abuse in the faith community from a social constructionist, psychological, sociological and theological perspective. Pastoral ministry is challenged to foster self-reflexivity and awareness, as well as to revisit current (outdated beliefs and practices, to test their suitability for the postmodern context in which the church is to tell and live her story.

  2. [Results of the evaluation of German benchmarking networks funded by the Ministry of Health].

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    de Cruppé, Werner; Blumenstock, Gunnar; Fischer, Imma; Selbmann, Hans-Konrad; Geraedts, Max

    2011-01-01

    Nine out of ten demonstration projects on clinical benchmarking funded by the German Ministry of Health were evaluated. Project reports and interviews were uniformly analysed using a list of criteria and a scheme to categorize the realized benchmarking approach. At the end of the funding period four benchmarking networks had implemented all benchmarking steps, and six were continued after funding had expired. The improvement of outcome quality cannot yet be assessed. Factors promoting the introduction of benchmarking networks with regard to organisational and process aspects of benchmarking implementation were derived.

  3. OVERTURES TO REDUCING ROMANIAN MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENSE TENUITY IN INFORMATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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    Full Text Available Information Resources Management (IRM means planning, budgeting, organizing, directing, training and controlling information. It encompasses both information itself and related resources such as personnel, equipment, funds and technology. For many organizations, information and the technology that supports it represent their most valuable, but often least understood assets. The Romanian Ministry of National Defense (MoND has to face this fragile issue, too. Hence an analysis of the AS IS situation is more than necessary if future endeavors in the field are to succeed. Moreover, the identification of possible solutions and of their likely constraints is another aim of this article

  4. 麻阳河自然保护区黑叶猴夏季的夜宿行为%Sleeping behavior of wild Fran(c)ois' langur (Trachypithecus francoisi) at Mayanghe Nature Reserve in summer, Guizhou China

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    韩家亮; 胡刚

    2012-01-01

    During the period from July to August 2011 , we recorded the sleeping behavior, including the time allotted to enter and exit the sleeping site, pre-sleeping and sleeping, of two groups of wild Francois' langur ( Trachypithecus francoisi) at Mayanghe Nature Reserve via focus animal sampling. Results indicated that: 1) the langurs spent the most time (583.1min on average) sleeping, and the time allotted to exit the sleeping site and pre-sleeping were 22. 9 and 17. 7 minutes respectively. They spent the least time (8 minutes) for enter into the sleeping site; 2) the time allotted for sleeping was significantly negatively correlated with the length of daytime. The group the inhabited more disturbed habitat ( XGB) spent significantly more time entering the sleeping site, and less time pre-sleeping and sleeping than did the group in less disturbed habitat (LYY) , and XGB animals also spent more time exiting the sleeping site in the morning that LYY, though the difference is not significant. These differences may indicate that groups in disturbed habitats may have to allot more time to alertness for potential disturbances, and thus reasonably reduce the time for pre-sleeping and sleeping; 4) sleeping behavior was also influenced by weather conditions: the langurs allotted significantly less time for sleeping and exiting the sleeping site, and more time for entrance to the sleeping site and pre-sleeping on sunny days than they did on rainy days, though the differences of the latter two categories were not significant. This may be because, in comparison with outside ambient conditions, the sleeping site is more comfortable on rainy days, and the langurs reasonably spent more time resting and less time for activity. This assumption is according to the ' Comfort Hypothesis' , which asserts that primates take sleeping sites as shelter from extreme weather conditions.

  5. Ms Dilek Ayhan State Secretary Norwegian Ministry of Trade Industry and Fisheries Kingdom of Norway visiting CERN

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    Ms Dilek Ayhan, State Secretary of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, signing the guest book with Head of Member State Relations Pippa Wells, Director for Research and Computing Eckhard Elsen and Head Librarian Jens Vigen.

  6. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Spokesman: Local Government to be Rewarded for Eliminating Backward Production Capacity

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    @@ On January 27th,the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology spokesman Zhu Hongren revealed that the state will provide financial incentives to local governments who eliminate backward production capacity actively.

  7. Valeria Ränik avaldas metsiku loo

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    Ränik, Valeria. Seitsme puu ja mätta taga : kaasaegne metsalugu määramata vanuses inimlastele / [fotograafid: Valeria Ränik, Velga Vitola, Ville Ränik, Petras Dabrisius]. Tartu : [V. Ränik], 2007

  8. Valeria Ränik avaldas metsiku loo

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    Ränik, Valeria. Seitsme puu ja mätta taga : kaasaegne metsalugu määramata vanuses inimlastele / [fotograafid: Valeria Ränik, Velga Vitola, Ville Ränik, Petras Dabrisius]. Tartu : [V. Ränik], 2007

  9. The Khuner Haus by Adolf Loos

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    Fisker, Anna Marie; Hvejsel, Marie Frier; Møller, Hans Ramsgaard

    Pondering about beauty’s relevance, meanings, and perhaps even the spell beauty can cast, we settle in comfortable chairs on the terrace of the Khuner Haus in the mountains close to Vienna. Heavy drifting clouds nearly touch the ground on the plateau around us this autumn afternoon. Our goal...

  10. Dictator Of Architecture Kingdom:Adolf Loos-- An Exploration Of Adolf Loos’s Design Against The Backgrounds Of World War I%建筑王国的“独裁者”:阿道夫·路斯--一战背景下路斯设计思想浅探

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    2016-01-01

    Modernity took its time in Europe after the First World War. Adolf Loos, as an architect in the time of war, wil be comprehended in both perspectives of personal character and history backgrounds.%第一次世界大战后,一股现代建筑思潮席卷欧洲。本文将从阿道夫·路斯①的个性与所处时代为背景,以莫勒住宅为例,探讨路斯的建筑理论和思想。

  11. Scratching the Knowledge Base Surface of Ministry of Education (MOE English Teacher Supervisors in Iran

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    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Based on the expert observation that the teacher “supervisor’s role is, in part, culturally defined” (Bailey, 2006, p.6, and the perceived gap that few supervisors receive formal training, in the current study, the researchers report on the views of Ministry of Education (MOE teachers and supervisors in the Iranian context as to what constitutes the knowledge base of supervisors. Having conducted qualitative content analysis on the data gleaned from interviews with the teachers and supervisors and open-ended questionnaires, we came up with a framework of supervisory skill/knowledge domains – one encompassing public relations skills, subject matter knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and contextual sensitivity. The results show that teachers by and large, by voicing their discontent with current supervisory routines, opt for humanistic supervisory procedures. The study, hoping to be taken up with more supervisory knowledge base studies, ends with advice on building supervisory preparation courses into existing teacher development programs. Keywords: Iran, language teacher supervision, knowledge base, Ministry of Education, pedagogical content knowledge

  12. Lecturer and Employee Performance Analysis in Department of Health Analyst, Health Polytechnic, Ministry of Health Makassar

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    Muhammad Nasir

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Performance is a concept that is often used in an organization to discuss about discussion and talks about the success of the organization or human resources. Moreover, this time an organization faced with the challenge of competition is high. Global market competition era, advances in information technology, as well as the community demands more and more critical. Performance becomes a very important issue in the organization as the organization and performance is a key statement of the effectiveness or success of an organization. The research is descriptive qualitative to describe the performance of teachers and employees of the Department of Health Analyst Polytechnic Makassar Ministry of Health of Health. The study population is all faculty and staff and selected as a sample of 10 respondents with the following conditions: 4 lecturers, 3 instructors and 3 administrative staff with data collection are interviews, observation, and documentation. Data were analyzed by descriptive qualitative and narrated. The results showed that the performance lecturers, instructors and employees at the Department of Health Analyst Health Polytechnic Makassar Ministry of Health has been good, however, are still in need of many efforts to make a better improve.

  13. The ministry of hope at grassroots level in a post-apartheid South Africa

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    Amanda L. du Plessis

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available In this article the the ministry of hope to women without hope are investigated in the South African context of hope and reconciliation. Since apartheid ended 19 years ago, a democratic policy has been followed. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was assigned the task to lead the population of South Africa to hope and reconciliation. The question may truly be asked whether the current picture could be that of a healed country. On the one hand, a large part of the population demonstrates a negative attitude regarding future expectations of South Africa; on the other hand, there are people at grassroots level who strive daily to bring about reconciliation in society by trying to make life easier for others. Utilising the available resources, which are minimal, the women called Mamas Africa are examples of people who serve the hopeless with hope every day. The central theoretical argument is that the Mamas Africaphenomenon has the potential of bringing hope, should it branch out widely. The concept of Mamas Africarefers to women from all races who promote mutual commitment based on their faith, and also make a difference in the South African society. In this article, an empirical investigation was made into the motivation behind the Mamas Africaphenomenon in the first place. Secondly, a normative investigation was conducted into the theology of hope from the perspective of reformed theology; and finally, pragmatic guidelines have been provided for the ministry of hope to the hopeless in the South African society.

  14. [Intrauterine growth retardation in Peru: stressors and perinatal outcomes Hospital Ministry of Health].

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    Ticona-Rendón, Manuel; Pacora-Portella, Percy; Huanco-Apaza, Diana; Ticona-Vildoso, Maricarmen

    2014-11-01

    To determine the incidence, stressors and perinatal outcomes of intrauterine growth retardation in the hospitals of the Ministry of Health of Peru. Cross-sectional, analytical, case-control study of 9777 infants with intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) in 29 hospitals of the Ministry of Health of Peru in 2010. The Peruvian intrauterine growth curve was used for the diagnosis of IUGR. IUGR newborns (cases) and newborns appropriate for gestational age (controls) were compared using the odds ratio (OR) with a confidence interval of 95%. The incidence of IUGR was 10.1%. The incidence by region was: 8.1% Coast, 11.8% Selva and Sierra 14.6%. The frequency of stress factors of IUGR were: nutrition (92%), psychological (84.8%), social (53%), anatomical (63.6%), toxic/environmental (52.9%), vascular (29,8%), infection (14.1%) and metabolic (0.3%). The newborn with IUGR had higher perinatal morbidity (OR=2,1) and mortality (OR=3.5). The healthy fetus is the result of a balance between stress factors and the adaptive response of the mother and fetus. When the response of physiological adaptation is overcome by stress factors, IUGR occurs.The political, psychological, nutritional and medical intervention before 12 weeks of gestation has the potential to change the harmful effects of all human stress factors that affect fetal growth.

  15. Pastoral ministry in a missional age: Towards a practical theological understanding of missional pastoral care

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    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available This article concerns itself with the development of a missional ecclesiology and the practices that may accept the challenge of conducting pastoral ministry in the context of South African, middleclass congregations adapting to a rapidly changing, post-apartheid environment. Some practical theological perspectives on pastoral counselling are investigated, whilst Narrative Therapy is explored as an emerging theory of deconstruction to enable the facilitating of congregational change towards a missional understanding of church life in local communities. Subsequently, the theological paradigm of missional ecclesiology is investigated before drawing the broad lines of a theory for pastoral ministry within missional ecclesiology.Intradisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary implications: In this article, a missional base theory is proposed for pastoral counselling, consisting of interdisciplinary insights gained from the fields of Missiology, Practical Theology, Narrative Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. The implications of this proposal for the development of a missional pastoral theory focus on the following three aspects:� re-establishing pastoral identity: exploring Christ� pastoral development: intentional faith formation� pastoral ministry: enabling Christ-centred lives.In such a missional pastoral theory four practices should be operationalised: first of all, a cognitive approach to increasing knowledge of the biblical narrative is necessary. This provides the hermeneutical skills necessary to enable people to internalise the biblical ethics and character traits ascribed to the Christian life. Secondly, a pastoral theory needs to pay close attention to development of emotional intelligence. Thirdly, this should be done in the context of small groups, where the focus falls on the personality development of members. Finally, missional pastoral theory should also include the acquisition of life coaching skills, where leaders can be

  16. Webometrics of Iranian Universities Dominated by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology

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    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available This research aimed to investigate visibility, web impact factor (WIF, and the collaboration rate of the websites of the Iranian universities under coverage of Science, Research and Technology Ministry, using an analysis of the various links among these websites and webometrics. From all 70 websites belonging to the Iranian universities, due to some technical problems, only 69 ones were reviewed through Yahoo, in a period of one month (October 6 – November 5, 2008. These were decreased to 52 websites in analysing co-links and identifying hi-frequency websites. The results indicated that Tehran, Payame Nour and Elmosanat websites were the most visited sites. The websites of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Industrial Jondi Shapoor and Zabol Universities had the most WIF and RWIF. In-link analysis results showed that the investigated websites had collaborated in 6 clusters, and a multidimensional scale illustrated the collaboration of these websites in 5 clusters.

  17. La formazione dei ministri di culto di recente insediamento in Italia

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    2017-07-01

    Abstract: The article addresses the issue of the formation of religious ministers and members of religious communities as stakeholders and at the same time opinion leaders of migrant communities, placing this activity among the new tasks of Ecclesiastical Law. Considering the rules governing the activity of the foreign religious ministers in Italy, the government policies adopted to promote the inclusion of migrants are re-established, highlighting the new strategies adopted by the Italian Ministry of Interior to educate to an active citizenship the population of the new settlements on national territory. The article explains in detail the didactic methodologies adopted, motivates the use of interdisciplinary and a dialogic didactic to deal with the value themes subject to a training course aimed at education and respect for constitutional values. The article ends with a critical reflection on the characteristics and limits of this training activity.

  18. The evangelical church of Zaire and the female ordained ministry 1

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    Full Text Available African culture(s had assigned inferior roles to women in society. The first Christian missionaries did very little to liberate women from this cultural enslavement. The missionaries's understanding of the leadership roles of women was not very different from that of African culture and its societal organisation. Many churches in Africa had kept to this cultural conservatism and also adopted the missionary theology. However, there are some Christians who accept women into the pastoral ministry, while others consider this move as blasphemous and unbiblical. The role of the church in this conflictual issue is to elaborate a new biblical hermeneutic which would help the church to create a conducive environment where men and women would understand their humanity on an equal basis and participate in God's salvific mission for the world.

  19. Diversity in the ministry of chaplaincy in the South African Department of Correctional Services

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    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available This article gives an overview of diversity in the South African Department of Correctional Services and how it challenges the ministry of chaplains. The diversity is manifest in the religious affiliations of inmates, crime categories, various categories of offenders, and programmes and services as unpacked in this article. This article precisely aims to shed light on how the chaplaincy functions within the framework of corrections in South Africa and how the diversity of the inmates’ population impacts on its theory and praxis. The Authors delineate the role that chaplains have to play to remain relevant to the correctional environment and accentuate the required empathic and non-judgmental stance by spiritual care personnel. Religious flexibility and adaptability is essential, as chaplains are managers of all religious activities. The article provides solid insights into what being a correctional chaplain in South Africa entails.

  20. Model of Developing Information Literacy for Iranian Ministry of Higher Education (MSRT

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    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available This paper presented a model on developing information literacy for Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. This model was based on three sides: formulating rules and regulations, content production, and communication among the activists. In each of these sides, while referring to noting-worthy points, the top possible actions were mentioned. It was expected that by achieving information literacy skills that entails equipping the learners with critical thinking skills, much of the national objectives aimed in cultural, social, economic and scientific fields areas will be attained; all since that the first step in accessing knowledge (the main characteristic of which is being localized consists of the ability to recognize the problem, to determine the information need clearly, and to exploit the existing information in producing new information and knowledge.

  1. Modelling of Data Warehouse on Food Distribution Center and Reserves in The Ministry of Agriculture

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    Edi Purnomo Putra S.Kom

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this study is to perform databases planning that supports Prototype Modeling Data Warehouse in the Ministry of Agriculture, especially in the Distribution Center and Reserves in the field of distribution, reserve and price. With the prototype of Data Warehouse, the process of data analysis and decision-making process by the top management will be easier and more accurate. Researchs method used was data collection and design method. Data warehouses design method was done by using Kimballs nine steps methodology. Database design was done by using the ERD (Entity Relationship Diagram and activity diagram. The data used for the analysis was obtained from an interview with the head of Distribution, Reserve and Food Price. The results obtained through the analysis incorporated into the Data Warehouse Prototype have been designed to support decision-making. To conclude, Prototype Data Warehouse facilitates the analysis of data, the searching of history data and decision-making by the top management.

  2. Environmental sensitivities of inspectors, managers and principals working for the Ministry of Education

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    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available This study aimed to determine the environmental attitudes, behaviours and consciousness levels of inspectors and school managers working for the Ministry of Education in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC. The scope of this study covers the school managers of Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Professional Technical Schools in the capital, Lefkosa, and the inspectors of the Ministry of Education. Data was collected by questionnaire forms, which were answered by the participants. The forms included the “Environmental Consciousness Survey List”. The data was evaluated by using SPSS. The results of this study revealed the environmental attitude, behaviour and knowledge of school managers and inspectors, according to their gender, age, level of education, job and professional seniorities. A sample of the study covered 71 school managers and inspectors of which 38% were females and 62% were males. The results showed that the environmental consciousness level of the school managers and inspectors was 74%, which could be accepted as average level. No significant differences were determined for the environmental consciousness levels of school managers and inspectors regarding the factors of gender, professional seniorities, membership to any environmental organization, and participation in any environmental project. On the other hand, the results indicated an increase in the environmental consciousness levels when the age and level of education increased. Another important result of this study was that the environmental consciousness level of inspectors is higher than the school managers. School managers and inspectors indicated that the most important environmental problem for the world and TRNC is the misuse of natural resources. According to participants, the most important factor for the prevention of environmental problems is the schools and the most important subject is education.

  3. 22 Cases of BIA-ALCL: Awareness and Outcome Tracking from the Italian Ministry of Health.

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    Antonella, Campanale; Rosaria, Boldrini; Marcella, Marletta

    2017-09-13

    To date, 359 cases of anaplastic large cell lymphoma in women with breast implants (BIA-ALCL) worldwide have been reported out of more than 10 million implanted patients but Health Care Authorities suspect this is a possible underestimation and the limited number of cases makes it difficult to clarify its etiology. The General Directorate of Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Services of the Italian Ministry of Health (IMoH) has examined and studied the Italian BIA-ALCL cases, and the aim of this study is to report on the knowledge and experience gained on this new emerging disease. An official document has been diffused by the IMoH to all the Italian medical associations, aiming at encouraging all physicians to notify each BIA-ALCL case through the compilation of a specific on-line form. A retrospective study has been performed on the notified BIA-ALCL cases collected in the IMoH's database named DISPOVIGILANCE. Research on DISPOVIGILANCE gives back a list of 22 Italian BIA-ALCL cases. The patients' mean age was 49.6 years (range 30 -71). The average time to the onset of the symptoms was 6.8 years (range 1-22). The average time to the diagnosis was 7.8 years (range 4 -22). The estimated incidence of the Italian BIA-ALCL cases related to 2015 is 2.8 per 100.000 patients. The BIA-ALCL pathogenesis remains unknown. The Italian Ministry of Health, together with scientific associations and other Competent Authorities worldwide, is working on the BIA-ALCL issue to increase awareness and knowledge of this disease by healthcare professionals.

  4. The “New Masculinity”: Addiction Treatment as a Reconstruction of Gender In Puerto Rican Evangelist Street Ministries

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    Hansen, Helena

    2011-01-01

    This article, based on ethnographic fieldwork including twelve months of participant observation and 428 interviews with 84 converts and leaders in Pentecostal ministries founded and run by former addicts in Puerto Rico, describes redefined masculinity as a treatment for addiction. Industrial disinvestment and resulting unemployment and drug trade in urban North and Latin America have led to narcotic addiction among Latino and African American men and attendant homicide, infection, and incarceration. Pentecostal-evangelical street ministries are prevalent in these regions. Their alternative vision of masculine honor and power addresses a cultural crisis of men’s social space. They replace the unachievable ideal of the male breadwinner with an image of male spiritual power. In place of the violence of the drug trade, they cultivate male domesticity and responsibility for the home. In place of a deleterious drug economy, they offer the social and cultural capital of ministry networks and biblical knowledge. Yet the trajectories of ministry converts reveal the limits, as well as the promise, of evangelist masculinity as a treatment for addiction. In the course of building leadership among their converts, the ministries create their own, internal hierarchies, fall short of the spiritual democracy they espouse, and lead to relapse among those left at the bottom. PMID:21911274

  5. High spatial resolution U-Pb geochronology and Pb isotope geochemistry of magnetite-apatite ore from the Pea Ridge iron oxide-apatite deposit, St. Francois Mountains, southeast Missouri, USA

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    Neymark, Leonid; Holm-Denoma, Christopher S.; Pietruszka, Aaron; Aleinikoff, John N.; Fanning, C. Mark; Pillers, Renee M.; Moscati, Richard J.

    2016-01-01

    The Pea Ridge iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposit is one of the major rhyolite-hosted magnetite deposits of the St. Francois Mountains terrane, which is located within the Mesoproterozoic (1.5–1.3 Ga) Granite-Rhyolite province in the U.S. Midcontinent. Precise and accurate determination of the timing and duration of oreforming processes in this deposit is crucial for understanding its origin and placing it within a deposit-scale and regional geologic context. Apatite and monazite, well-established U-Pb mineral geochronometers, are abundant in the Pea Ridge orebody. However, the potential presence of multiple generations of dateable minerals, processes of dissolution-reprecipitation, and occurrence of micrometer-sized intergrowths and inclusions complicate measurements and interpretations of the geochronological results. Here, we employ a combination of several techniques, including ID-TIMS and high spatial resolution geochronology of apatite and monazite using LA-SC-ICPMS and SHRIMP, and Pb isotope geochemistry of pyrite and magnetite to obtain the first direct age constraints on the formation and alteration history of the Pea Ridge IOA deposit. The oldest apatite TIMS 207Pb*/206Pb* dates are 1471 ± 1 and 1468 ± 1 Ma, slightly younger than (but within error of) the ~1474 to ~1473 Ma U-Pb zircon ages of the host rhyolites. Dating of apatite and monazite inclusions within apatite provides evidence for at least one younger metasomatic event at ~1.44 Ga, and possibly multiple superimposed metasomatic events between 1.47 and 1.44 Ga. Lead isotop analyses of pyrite show extremely radiogenic 206Pb/204Pb ratios up to ~80 unsupported by in situ U decay. This excess radiogenic Pb in pyrite may have been derived from the spatially associated apatite as apatite recrystallized several tens of million years after its formation. The low initial 206Pb/204Pb ratio of ~16.5 and 207Pb/204Pb ratio of ~15.4 for individual magnetite grains indicate closed U-Pb system behavior in

  6. Dr. Andras Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division, Budapest, Hungary

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    Photo 01: Dr András Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division (right) and Barbara Vizkelety Secretary of the Hungarian CERN Committee visiting the ASACUSA experiment on the Antiproton Decelerator Photo 02: Dr András Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division (right) visiting the ASACUSA experiment on the Antiproton Decelerator with (from left to right) Dezso Horvath, Cecilia Jarlskog, Barbara Vizkelety Secretary of the Hungarian CERN Committee. Photo 03: Dr András Siegler, President of the Hungarian CERN Committee, Ministry of Education, Research and Development Division (right) and Barbara Vizkelety Secretary of the Hungarian CERN Committee visiting the ASACUSA experiment on the Antiproton Decelerator.

  7. Assessing availability of scientific journals, databases, and health library services in Canadian health ministries: a cross-sectional study.

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    Léon, Grégory; Ouimet, Mathieu; Lavis, John N; Grimshaw, Jeremy; Gagnon, Marie-Pierre

    2013-03-21

    Evidence-informed health policymaking logically depends on timely access to research evidence. To our knowledge, despite the substantial political and societal pressure to enhance the use of the best available research evidence in public health policy and program decision making, there is no study addressing availability of peer-reviewed research in Canadian health ministries. To assess availability of (1) a purposive sample of high-ranking scientific journals, (2) bibliographic databases, and (3) health library services in the fourteen Canadian health ministries. From May to October 2011, we conducted a cross-sectional survey among librarians employed by Canadian health ministries to collect information relative to availability of scientific journals, bibliographic databases, and health library services. Availability of scientific journals in each ministry was determined using a sample of 48 journals selected from the 2009 Journal Citation Reports (Sciences and Social Sciences Editions). Selection criteria were: relevance for health policy based on scope note information about subject categories and journal popularity based on impact factors. We found that the majority of Canadian health ministries did not have subscription access to key journals and relied heavily on interlibrary loans. Overall, based on a sample of high-ranking scientific journals, availability of journals through interlibrary loans, online and print-only subscriptions was estimated at 63%, 28% and 3%, respectively. Health Canada had a 2.3-fold higher number of journal subscriptions than that of the provincial ministries' average. Most of the organisations provided access to numerous discipline-specific and multidisciplinary databases. Many organisations provided access to the library resources described through library partnerships or consortia. No professionally led health library environment was found in four out of fourteen Canadian health ministries (i.e. Manitoba Health, Northwest

  8. Servers training the Ministry of Public Rondônia State accounts as management strategy

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    Full Text Available This paper studies the relevance of training in public management from the assumptions of Managerial Administration where there is a causal link between personal capacitation and successfull performed services. This form also known as the New Public Management (NPM, aims at the quality of public services provided to citizens, availing itself for much of performance controls. In this context, the paper aims to verify the relevance of the training process conducted by the Rondônia’s Ministry of Public Accounts servers and reflections of training in improving the quality of services performed. Making use of the deductive method of research, we analyze aspects of capacitation in general, to understand its importance within the new model of public administration. As objective the research is classified as descriptive and as to approach the problem, qualitative. The research instrument drew on secondary sources and two questionnaires, one applied to advisers and assistants to cabinet and other Attorneys Auditors. The study concluded that there is a high level of participation in the training offered by the institution studied and that the majority of respondents believes that training has a direct and immediate impact on the services performed.

  9. Modelling of Data Warehouse on Food Distribution Center and Reserves in the Ministry of Agriculture

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    Edi Purnomo Putra

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    Full Text Available The purpose of this study is to perform database’s planning that supports Prototype Modeling Data Warehouse in the Ministry of Agriculture, especially in the Distribution Center and Reserves in the field of distribution, reserve and price. With the prototype of Data Warehouse, the process of data analysis anddecision-making process by the top management will be easier and more accurate. Research’s method used was data collection and design method. Data warehouse’s design method was done by using Kimball’s nine stepsmethodology. Database design was done by using the ERD (Entity Relationship Diagram and activity diagram. The data used for the analysis was obtained from an interview with the head of Distribution, Reserve and Food Price. The results obtained through the analysis incorporated into the Data Warehouse Prototype have been designed to support decision-making. To conclude, Prototype Data Warehouse facilitates the analysis of data, the searching of history data and decision-making by the top management.

  10. Korean Ministry of Environment's web-based visual consumer product exposure and risk assessment system (COPER).

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    Lee, Hunjoo; Lee, Kiyoung; Park, Ji Young; Min, Sung-Gi

    2017-04-08

    With support from the Korean Ministry of the Environment (ME), our interdisciplinary research staff developed the COnsumer Product Exposure and Risk assessment system (COPER). This system includes various databases and features that enable the calculation of exposure and determination of risk caused by consumer products use. COPER is divided into three tiers: the integrated database layer (IDL), the domain specific service layer (DSSL), and the exposure and risk assessment layer (ERAL). IDL is organized by the form of the raw data (mostly non-aggregated data) and includes four sub-databases: a toxicity profile, an inventory of Korean consumer products, the weight fractions of chemical substances in the consumer products determined by chemical analysis and national representative exposure factors. DSSL provides web-based information services corresponding to each database within IDL. Finally, ERAL enables risk assessors to perform various exposure and risk assessments, including exposure scenario design via either inhalation or dermal contact by using or organizing each database in an intuitive manner. This paper outlines the overall architecture of the system and highlights some of the unique features of COPER based on visual and dynamic rendering engine for exposure assessment model on web.

  11. Documents issued by the french ministry of foreign affairs and international development

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    New provisions and reminder In the interests of simplifying administrative procedures and formalities, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (hereinafter referred to as “the MAE”) and CERN have decided that members of the CERN personnel domiciled in France, whether of French nationality or long-term residents1, will no longer be issued with an AR- or FR-type “attestation de fonctions”. The MAE also wishes to remind members of the personnel of the following rules concerning the documents that it issues and to point out that compliance with these rules is essential for the proper operation of all international organisations established in France.  This notification replaces the one that appeared in issue 19/2006 of the Bulletin (ref. CERN/DSU-DO/RH/13173/Rev.2). 1.         Types of document and use a)   Special CD-, FI- and AT-type residence ...

  12. Features of cadets’ adaptation universities Ukrainian Interior Ministry to study the art of sambo

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    Full Text Available Purpose : to study the problem of adaptation of students to the study of throwing techniques Sambo in the educational process of professional orientation. Material : the study involved 53 first-year cadet. Also 8 teachers - experts. Results : the initial study of the features of self-defense techniques without weapons in the universities of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine. The factors that impede the development of technical action: lack of preparedness of students on basic psychophysical parameters, the desire to avoid pain when you fall; big breaks between classes. Developed a set of special exercises aimed at improving the mental and physical qualities of the future police officers. Complex promotes adaptation to the study of self-defense techniques without weapons. An efficiency of specific exercises to improve motor skills formation and neutralization of negative factors. Conclusions : recommend the use in the educational process special physical training specific exercises. Exercises gradually become more complex in structure as close as possible to the difficult coordination in unarmed combat.

  13. Circular of the Ministry of Commerce on Further Improving Examination and Approval of Foreign Investment

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    @@ Competent commercial authorities of provinces,autonomous regions,municipalities directly under the Central Government,separately planning cities, arbin, Changchun, Shenyang, Jinan, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Xi'an and Xingjiang Production and Construction Corps,national economic and technological development zones,and national border economic cooperation zones,For the purpose of carrying out the scientific outlook on development,and according to the requirements of the important spirits of the Second Plenary Session of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council on promoting the reform of the administrative system of examination and approval and constructing service-oriented government,the Ministry of Commcrce will,based on expanding domestic demand and maintaining the stable and rapid growth of Chinese economy,determine to continuously deepen the reform of the administrative system of examination and approval of foreign investment and further expand the administrative authority for examination and approval of foreign investment of local competent commercial authorities and national economic and technological development zones.

  14. Level of infertility in regions according to Ministry of Public Health data

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    Tymchenko O.I.

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    Full Text Available The aim of the research: estimation of morbidity and prevalence, risks of female and male infertility among the different regions of Ukraine. Materials and methods. The Morbidity and prevalence of female and male infertility were calculated according to Ministry of Public Health official statistics (2002-2012 per 1 000 of population of reproductive age (15-44. Relative risk including 95% confidence interval was calculated for each region in comparison with whole Ukraine. Results. In Ukraine infertility level grows. Over the years interrelation of female infertility prevalence to male decreases. In 2002-2012 prevalence of infertility was 400,1±0,59 per 100 000 of women and 87,41±0,28 per 100 000 of men aged 15-44 years, including infertility morbidity - 122,8±0,33 and 33,63±0,17 per 100 000 accordingly. It was detected the increased risk of female and male infertility deve¬lopment in Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporozhzhye regions, and decreased risk in Lviv, Rivne, Kyiv, Cherkassy, Kirovograd, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Lugansk and Donetsk regions.

  15. EVALUATION OF THE ACCEPTABILITY OF BREAD BAKERIES BY THE REGULATIONS OF MINISTRY OF HEALTH

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    Full Text Available Bread is an essential food in human nutrion in Turkey. It contains groups of vitamin B, proteins and minerals. It is also a good source of energy. In our country there are a lot of deficiencies about production of bread in hygienic conditions. All the controls and punishments are inadequate of putting in order of this subject. The aim of this descriptive study is, to determine the acceptability of bakeries by the regulation of Ministry of Health (MoH in Umraniye and to describe the problems. This study conducted by controlling of 136 bakeries of Umraniye in Istanbul at 16-25 February 2004. The Control Form of Food Production Centers of MoH is used. 92 (67.6% of 136 bakeries are worked by the licence and 44 (32.4% are worked by unlicenced. 6.5% (7 bakeries of licenced bakeries are found acceptible for MoH regulations. Half of the licenced bakeries (50%, 46 bakeries have to stopped their working end of the audit process . In consequence of this study bakeries which are worked by unlicenced are determined in Umraniye. Most of them are worked in unaccepted conditions according to the MoH?s regulation rules. [TAF Prev Med Bull 2005; 4(6.000: 303-312

  16. Visit by representatives from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Spain

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    Photo 01: Jean-Luc Baldy, leader of CERN's civil engineering group (right), accompanies the visitors on a tour of excavation work in the large ATLAS cavern at Point 1: (left to right) Montserrat Capellas from the CERN Press Office, María José Jerez et María Requejo from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology, and Julio Oropesa from ETT division. Photo 02: (left to right) Montserrat Capellas, CERN guide Joao Bento, María José Jerez, María Requejo, and Julio Oropesa visit CERN's Antiproton Decelerator (AD) facility. Photo 03: (left to right) Montserrat Capella, María Requejo, Julio Oropesa, María José Jerez, and Joao Bento get a bird's eye view of the ATHENA experiment for the production of antihydrogen at the AD. Photo 04: Jean-Luc Baldy (right) explains surface civil engineering work at Point 1 to the visitors: (left to right) Julio Oropesa, María Requejo, María José Jerez, Joao Bento, and Montserrat Capella.

  17. Performance Analysis of Foreign Loans in Directorate General of Highways Ministry of Public Works

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    Yunik Eva Sarlina

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available Provision of road infrastructure does, efficiently and effectively, have an effect on economy increase in a region. The limited ability of the government in the provision of funding for the road infrastructure requires the handling on the organizers of the roads, it also needs efforts to look for funding resources outside the APBN as a resource of funds for foreign loans. This study aims to know the process of foreign loans, the characteristics of each foreign loan, and the loan implementation performance in Directorate General of Highways, Ministry of Public Works. The research was using the qualitative descriptive methods focusing on thorough depiction of form, function, and meaning of prohibition; data collection was done by collecting the entire loan process from the preparation phase to the implementation phase through interviewing and documentation literature. The document consists of the loan agreement document, documents monthly reports and annual reports, lender regulations, legal regulations of the Republic of Indonesia, photo documentation and archives. The result showed that the scoring of performance, multilateral loan is better than bilateral loan. This is evidenced by higher score for multilateral loan than bilateral loan. Particularly in terms of regulations, the multilateral loan having score 15, it was because the lender adjusts by existing regulations in Indonesia, while bilateral loan having score 13. Furthermore, from the aspect of financial benefits, bilateral loan have score of 41 and is more advantageous than the multilateral loan which score is 29.

  18. Peak Shaving Using Grid-Connected Solar Panels Case Study: Ministry of Islamic Affairs Mosque

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    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available The main purpose of this paper is to introduce the application of renewable energy, namely solar energy,for peak shaving during peak loads and to investigate the feasibility of using grid-connected solar system for electricity generation in Ministry of Awqaf mosques. PVsyst software is used to find the optimal design for total connected load of 80 kW. The technical performance of 80 kWgrid-connected photovoltaic (PV solar systems was investigated. Applying renewable energy in building is required by Kuwait government, all sectors should use 30% of the consumed energy from renewable energy in year 2030. The total cost of the solar systems for 1400 mosques is around 512 million dollars and the total cost of energyis39 milliondollars per year according to 0.2 dollarwhich mean that the payback period within 13 years.Based on the study results, the development of grid-connected photovoltaic (PVsolar system in Awqaf mosques in Kuwait could be economically viable and provide peak shaving during peak loads.

  19. Ministry of Land and Resources Plans to Find Out Support Capabilities of Mineral Resources including Copper, Lead, Zinc and Nickel

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    <正>On September 10,the Ministry of Land and Resources(MLR)revealed on its website that it decided to carry out a research on the support capability of main mineral resources in China for national economy and social development by 2020,2025 and 2030.According to MLR,China’s research and argumentation on support capacity of important

  20. The Ministry of Land and Resources Supports the Western Region to Intensify Efforts in Prospecting and Developing Advantageous Mineral Resources

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    <正>The Ministry of Land and Resources supports the western region to intensify efforts in prospecting, developing and utilizing advantageous mineral resources including petrol, natural gas, and coal resources, build advantageous mineral economy, speed up the development of nonferrous metals, key building materials, and non metal mineral resources with obvious

  1. Theological Education in Action: Adult Learning about Race in the Student Interracial Ministry of Union Theological Seminary, 1960-1968

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    Moll, Kirk A.

    2011-01-01

    The purpose of this research is to study the learning experiences of participants in the Student Interracial Ministry (SIM) of Union Theological Seminary in New York. SIM provided the seminarians with an intense learning environment in which they crossed borders including race, gender, class, and culture. For many of these participants, this…

  2. Turkey's Ministry of National Education Study-Abroad Program: Is the MoNE Making the Most of Its Investment?

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    Celik, Servet

    2012-01-01

    To answer an overwhelming demand for university faculty, Turkey's Ministry of National Education (MoNE) developed a scholarship program to sponsor graduate study abroad. After completion, program recipients are expected to serve in Turkey's universities. However, the cost of the program relative to the contributions of returning scholars has led…

  3. Reports from Ministry of Finance: China Nay Begin to Collect Carbon Tax in the Next Five Years

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    2010-01-01

    The investigation team of Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance, just published a report on the "Study on the Issue of Beginning to Levy Carbon Tax in China." The report said that the beginning of the collection of carbon tax could be considered in the next five years.

  4. The Ministry of Land and Resources Standardized Approval Management of Exploration Right & Mining Right for Rare Earth & Tungsten Mines

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    2016-01-01

    Recently,the Ministry of Land and Resources issued"Notice on Standardizing Approval Management of Exploration Right&Mining Right for Rare Earth Mine&Tungsten Mine"(the"Notice").Rare earth ore and tungsten ore are specific ore varieties prescribed by the State Council for protective exploitation.Since the

  5. Discalced Carmelites as Focus of Attention of Polish People’s Republic Security Force in Cracow Voivodship in the Light of Preserved Reports Sent to Ministry of Public Security and Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Years 1947-1970

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    Józef Marecki

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available In the times of the Polish People’s Republic, national security issues and, at the same time, surveillance of the society and suppression of many institutions – the Catholic Church included - were in the hands of appropriate services, modelled on the Soviet NKVD. At first this was the Ministry of Public Security and since 1956 the Security Police. The first part of the article presents the organization of security units in the voivodship of Cracow and the distribution of monastic communities, while the second throws light on the activities of these units uh the basis of preserved reports sent from Cracow to the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Officials of the Security Police who worked in the voivodship and district departments took a close interest in the Discalced Carmelite monks, taking account of their wartime past, pastoral activity and connections with the Church hierarchy. To ensure influence upon the life of the Discalced Carmelite Province as well as access to information on monastic internal issues they gained several secret collaborators within the congregation itself and its lay associates. The article is the first attempt at showing the methods of the Security Police (SB and the Security Office (UB activities directed at monastic orders; methods aiming at subjugating to the authorities not only the orders themselves, but the whole Catholic Church in Poland.

  6. Preaching to the Unconverted--Dialogue vs Doctrine in the Ministry or: You Cannot Put Cucumbers into a Vinegar Barrel and Not Expect Them To Emerge as Pickles.

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    von Kotze, Astrid

    A South African ministry invited the Centre for Adult Education in Durban to conduct a nonformal adult educator training course for its staff. During the 10-session course, the adult educators attempted to persuade the ministry staff that although their approach to education, which was based on acceptance rather than questioning and on a single…

  7. Responding to the challenge of Black Theology: Liberating Ministry to the White Community – 1988–1990

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    Full Text Available This article provides an initial overview of the Institute for Contextual Theology’s 1988–1990 project on A Liberating Ministry to the White Community, particularly exploring the main themes that emerged from national workshops during the 3 years. The project participants set out to think through the questions of a ministry to the white community in dialogue and in solidarity with Black Consciousness and Black Theology and the article seeks to explore the extent to which this initial focus was attended to in the main themes developed. Particular attention is given to how the project developed the notion of the white church as a ‘site of struggle’ and the accompanying social analysis and understanding of the role of prophetic theology.

  8. Direct Assistance: USAID Has Taken Positive Action to Assess Afghan Ministries’ Ability to Manage Donor Funds, but Concerns Remain

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    represented. Therefore, I want to directly address one of the points made in USAID’s comment letter—our treatment of SBU information. USAID...lack of standards to prevent undue preferential treatment such as nepotism and cronyism, and the likelihood for kickbacks and collusion.  Management...Ministries Page 94 APPENDIX XVII - ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Gabriele Tonsil , Senior Audit Manager Kirk Schmidt, Analyst-in-Charge Juli Digate, Senior

  9. Teleworking Implementation in Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoH&ME) and Designing an Appropriate Model

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    Introduction: Teleworking is a kind of method in which works are performed utilizing telecommunicating tools time and location free. The current study aimed to have quick survey on merits and demerits of implementing teleworking project in Iran's governmental organizations. Furthermore, it intends to design a model for teleworking implementation in Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoH&ME). Methods: This is a descriptive and analytical study and its variables are also qualitative. Sin...

  10. Comparing Variability of Parameters between Roller Bed Brakes Testers and Dynamometric Platform of Ministry Of Transport Facilities

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    Full Text Available This study gives a comparison between which parameters may vary when braking on two different Ministry of Transport (MOT brake testers, such as roller bed brake tester and dynamometric platform. A comparative study between both types of brake testers have been carried out by the mechanical engineering staffs at the mechanical laboratory at the Miguel Hernández University in Elche to determinate which parameters can vary the result of the test.

  11. Strategies, tools and processes for succession planning: Analysis of the BC ministry of forests and range succession planning initiative

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    Succession Planning is fast becoming an urgent issue facing today's organizations. Looming mass retirements due to the baby boomer generation means that organizations can expect to lose knowledgeable and experienced workers and finding replacements will be difficult as mass retirements force a labour shortage. Consequently, many organizations are creating succession plans. In an investigation of the British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range Succession Plan, internal documents and previou...

  12. Ensuring access to public information in Mexico: Proposal for treatment of the information portal of the Ministry of Federal Health

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    Full Text Available Reflect on the need to ensure access to information to everyone as the foundation of a information society. The case of Mexico and its public policy information from the Federal Institute of Access to Information. A proposal to adopt an information management system documentation for the Federal Ministry of Health of Mexico, based on international norms and standards in order to control, organize and retrieve information within your site.

  13. Perceived challenges for adopting the Personal Health Record (PHR) at Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA)- Riyadh

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    Background The Personal Health Record (PHR) is an electronic record that allows patients to maintain, manage and access their health information in one secure location. However, despite these potential capabilities, the adoption rate of the PHR has been slow due to various challenges. Objectives This study, being the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia, investigates the perceived barriers and /or challenges for PHR adoption in the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA). The study exp...

  14. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Issued Detail Breakdown on the Tasks to Eliminate 2009 Backward Production Capacity

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    @@ In order to implement the spirit of "The Announcement from the State Council about Issuing the 2009 Work Plan on Energy-Saving and Emission-Reduction" and the adjustment and revitalization plan for key industries, and further improve the work to eliminate backward production capacity, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a notice on the detail breakdown and implementation of tasks to eliminate 2009 backward production capacity on November 25, 2009.

  15. Building Partner Capacity: DOD Should Improve Its Reporting to Congress on Challenges to Expanding Ministry of Defense Advisors Program

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    Ministry of Defense Advisors ( MODA ) program more slowly than planned. It had 2 advisors in the field in Kosovo and Montenegro for most of fiscal year...approval process and with advisor recruitment and training. DOD has met most but not all legislative requirements for the MODA program. As required by...of each Global MODA deployment, which could help Congress assess the value of the program in relation to other capacity-building efforts (see figure

  16. Perfection of physical training of students and listeners of educational establishments of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia

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    Full Text Available Directions of perfection of students' physical training and listeners of educational establishments of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia are considered. These statistical Ministries are resulted on crimes. It is marked that criminals perfect the actions constantly, apply the new methods of commission of crime, all more frequent utillize different armaments and explosive devices. The necessity of increase of professionalism and capacity of students is marked. The comparative analysis of normative acts of Ministry is resulted. The elements of alertness of employees are selected to implementation operatively-official tasks. Technical descriptions of equipment which is utillized by employees at implementation of the special operations are considered. The chart of distributing of clock is offered in the section of the program on a body-conditioning. It is suggested to extend the section of general and special endurance, utillize the methods of preparation of weightlifters. Directions of increase military efficiency of organs of internal affairs are shown through perfection of physical qualities: force, endurance, quickness, adroitness.

  17. Diurnal Time Budget of Captive Fran(c)ois' Langur at Kunming Zoo%昆明动物园笼养黑叶猴日活动时间分配

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    韩家亮; 娜孜拉·阿克木汗; 胡刚

    2013-01-01

    2009年2月16日至4月20日,我们采用瞬时扫描取样法,对昆明动物园笼养黑叶猴日活动时间分配进行了研究.数据分析结果表明:1)休息在笼养黑叶猴春季活动时间分配中所占比例最高(59.7%),其次是拥坐(15.2%)、社会性梳理(12.7%)和取食(8.7%),移动、戏耍和其他行为活动时间分配较低分别为3.4%、0.1%和0.2%.笼养黑叶猴用于休息的时间比例高,而用于移动与取食的时间比例低,可能是由于笼养状态下食物条件有关:笼养黑叶猴不需要耗费时间搜寻食物;2)观测猴群用于社会行为(含拥坐、社会性梳理与玩耍)的时间分配高达28.0%.这与该猴群个体间的密切亲缘关系有关;3)除雄体用于休息的时间比例明显高于雌性(z=-4.304,p<0.01)外,雌性用于梳理(z=-5.910,p<0.01),移动的时间(z=-7.409,p<0.01),取食(z=-2.622,p<0.01),玩耍(z=-3.350,p<0.01)以及其它行为(z=-2.302,p<0.05)的时间均显著高于雄性;4).笼养黑叶猴的活动时间分配还受气候条件的影响:晴天用于休息的时间明显多于阴天(F=-22.205,p<0.01),而拥坐的时间在晴天相应地减少(F=-12.14,p<0.05).%From February 16th to April 20th,2009, by means of instantaneous and scan sampling, we collected data on activity time budget of the captived Francois' langur at Kunming Zoo. Results indicated that: 1). resting occupied the highest proportion, about 59.7% ; and the corresponding data for cuddling, social grooming, feeding, moving, playing and other activity patterns were 15.2% , 12.7% , 8.7% , 3.4% , 0.1% and 0.2% respectively. Food supporting was most likely to be the underlaying cause for high proportion of time spent in resting and low proportion of time in moving and feeding of the captived langurs. 2). The time proportion for social beaviors ( cuddling, sociall grooming and playing) was as high as 28%. This probably was due to the closed relativeness between group members: the

  18. Ministry of Health in Iran Is Serious about Controlling Hepatitis B

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    carrier state. The prevalence rate of HBsAg positivity is low now, with HBsAg carrier rate of less than 2% (8. The neonatal vaccination program launched in 1992 was not expected to change these figures for the general population before the year 2002. A recent study showed that the rate of hepatitis B carriers varied between zero and 3.9% with an average of 1.7% (9. In this study, 3.6% of the population was HBsAg positive, putting Khorassan among the highly affected areas of Iran. The overall seropositivity rate showed no significant decline between 1991 and 1999 but in the age group 2-14 years, the rates reduced significantly (1.3% versus 0.8%, P<0.05. Interestingly, we observed a significantly higher decline in hepatitis B virus carrier rate in rural (1.5% versus 0.6% than in urban areas (1.1% versus 0.9%. Universal vaccination significantly decreased the carrier rate among young children in this country (9. Universal vaccination of all neonates against hepatitis B virus has been implemented in the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1993 (Ministry of Health report. The impact of vaccination programs had been illustrated by 1999 and 1991 studies. The prevalence of HBsAg in children has decreased from 1.3 to 0.9% within 6 years of starting a Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI(9. Similarities to it have been reported from other countries such as Saudi Arabia and Taiwan. In Iran, the vaccination against hepatitis B was done in 2 provinces in 1989 (Zanjan, Semnan, and in 1993 the vaccination was included in the extended program of immunization (EPI countrywide with the aim of eradication of the infection. It was recommended to be done in all infants, and high risk groups. After 13 years of implementation, the coverage has reached an appropriate level from 62% in 1993 to 94% in 2005. Evaluation of risk factors in HBV infected people is important for designing the strategies to control the disease. In a study in blood donors of Tehran (all blood donors of Tehran city from April

  19. Standing Up a Narcotic Confirmation Laboratory for the Russian Federation Ministry of Defense Nuclear Personnel Reliability Program

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    Through a cooperative effort between the U. S. Department of Energy and the Russian Federation (RF) Ministry of Defense (MOD) a Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) for the nuclear handlers within the RF MOD has been implemented. A key element in the RF MOD PRP is the detection and confirmation of narcotic use in subject military and civilian personnel. This paper describes the process of narcotics screening and testing in the RF MOD and explains the confirmation process once screening has shown a positive result. Issues of laboratory certification, employee certification, employee training, sample chain-of-custody, and equipment needs will be addressed.

  20. The impact of signing a memorandum of understanding on reproductive health with the Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon.

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    Leke, Robert J I; Njotang, Nana P; Shearon, Azong B; Wankah, Charlotte A

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    Health statistics relating to Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 are poor for most low-resource countries. Professional societies can assist governments to improve these health indicators. For an effective collaboration, the Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians Cameroon (SOGOC) and the Ministry of Public Health signed a memorandum of understanding on reproductive health. A major consequence of this collaboration was the ease of transfer of competence associated with SOGOC adopting a monitoring and evaluation role, which has improved quality of care. The impact of this collaboration for the Society has been significant; SOGOC is recognized as a partner and has an opportunity to play a leadership role in issues concerning reproductive health.

  1. Escaping the shackles of law at the end of life: R (Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice [2012] EWHC 2381 (Admin).

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    Herring, Jonathan

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    This commentary discusses the decision in R (Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice;(1) it will argue that the court should have allowed the use of the defence of necessity. It argues that the official response of the law should be to outlaw euthanasia or assisted suicide, but also to recognise that in exceptional circumstances these should be permitted. The use of the defence of necessity permits this nuanced response to the issue. The commentary also argues that the treatment of suicidal and elderly people is a far more important issue than creating the correct legal response to assisted dying.

  2. Compassion fatigue: Spiritual exhaustion and the cost of caring in the pastoral ministry. Towards a ‘pastoral diagnosis’ in caregiving

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    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available The pastoral ministry of caregiving inevitably implies a cost. The spiritual ethos in the Christian ministry implies a huge sacrifice. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (see footnote 9 in the article described this ethos as ‘the cost of discipleship’. Very specifically in the case of unexpected and the so-called ‘undeserved modes of suffering’, the meaning framework of the caregiver is being interpenetrated, causing a kind of ‘depleted sense of being’. It is argued here that an appropriate diagnosis, and a description of the phenomenon of compassion fatigue, can help caregivers to better understand their sense of being depleted. Instead of leaving the pastoral ministry, this can help them to attend anew to their spiritual capacity. In this regard, a theology of compassion, framed by theopaschitic theology, can help pastors to become ‘healed’ in order to re-enter the pastoral ministry and regain a sense of parrhēsia.

  3. 8 April 2013 - Indian Hon'ble Minister for Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences Shri Sudini Jaipal Reddy in the LHC tunnel with K. Foraz, visiting the CMS cavern with Technical Coordinator A. Ball and Former Spokesperson T. Virdee, signing the guest book with Director-General R. Heuer.

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    8 April 2013 - Indian Hon'ble Minister for Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences Shri Sudini Jaipal Reddy in the LHC tunnel with K. Foraz, visiting the CMS cavern with Technical Coordinator A. Ball and Former Spokesperson T. Virdee, signing the guest book with Director-General R. Heuer.

  4. The Impact of Cultural Programs Happy on the Lifestyle of Women Employees (Case Study: Ministry of Agriculture

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    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Happiness investigating and its contributing factors in organizations since arises that on the one hand, happiness has been increased positive emotions of personnel, and on the other hand will be caused efficiency increase by reducing negative emotions. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of happy cultural programs on the lifestyle of employed women in the Ministry of Agricultural Jihad. Methodology of this paper has been scaling to achieve this aim, and analysis of collected data was performed through questionnaires in the descriptive analysis by using SPSS software and Cronbach's alpha. The used instrument to collect data is researcher made questionnaire. The statistical population was included 513 female staff of the ministry in the level of staff that has been selected according to Cochran formula 219 cases and random sampling method. The findings of this study indicate that programs in personal and family dimension have had the greatest impact on women, as well as life expectancy of people with the impact of programs on women's happiness has been achieved meaningful relationship.

  5. The Ministry of Health′s experience in implementing quality of health professions′ education in the Sultanate of Oman

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    Full Text Available Education and health are a fundamental human rights and not a privilege. They are the nation′s instruments in generating a society that is knowledgeable, healthy, and innovative. Historical development of education and healthcare sectors in the Sultanate of Oman has experienced numerous reforms over the past 40 years. A main area targeted was embedding a culture of quality in higher education through assessments, quality audits, and by introducing a system of accreditation across the country. Specific to the Ministry of Health Education Institutes, the Ministry of Health (MOH has taken active steps in fulfilling the requirements of meeting institutional audit, and thereafter prepare for health professions′ education programme accreditation. This paper outlines the concept of quality in both the health and education sectors, with a focus on how the MOH in the Sultanate of Oman helped build a culture of quality across its health education sector and the steps taken by members of the health education institutes in embedding a culture of quality across all levels of health professions′ education.

  6. Using of innovative methods in physical training of students of higher educational institutions of Ukraine Ministry of Internal Affairs

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    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available It is analyzed the innovations in organization of special physical training of future law enforcement officers. It is shown those interactive methods of teaching which can be reasonably used in the process of physical training of students of higher educational institutions of Ukraine’s Ministry of Internal Affairs. It is proved that their usage is possible only after study of basic technology – the whole set of methods and actions which are defined by the normative documents of Ministry of Internal Affairs. It is shown the significance of material and technical provision and also the stages of preparation to carrying out the work in small groups, role plays, trainings. It is shown the peculiarities of usage of different interactive methods in educational process of students. It is given the scheme of conducting of role play and it is shown the main moments which should be taken into account. The usage of interactive methods in teaching assists the future law enforcement officers not only to imagine themselves in definite situation but also to receive the real psychophysiological feelings and understand the consequences from making different decisions, to get definite practical experience without real threat to their lives.

  7. The Relationship of Food Consumption and Nutritional Status on Employee of Health Polytechnic Directorate Health Ministry Medan

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    Full Text Available The increasing prevalence of overweight can be seen from the people who are overweight and obesity. North Sumatera is one of the provinces which has the higher prevalence of overweight and obesity than the national rate at 13% and 18.1%. One of the factors associated with overweight and obesity is food consumption. Poor dietary habbit, which is low in fiber and high in fat, can lead to weight gain. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of dietary habbit to nutritional status. The research used cross sectional design. The sample were 70 employee of Health Polytechnic Directorate, Health Ministry of Medan and taken by using total sampling technique. The measured factors were carbohydrate and fat intake, the type of food and nutritional status. The data were obtained based on the interviews using food recall, FFQ and questionnaires and measurement of IMT. Data were analyzed using chi square test. The results showed that there was a relationship between the adequate intake of carbohydrates (p = <0.001 and adequate intake of fat (p = 0.022 to nutritional status while the type of food consumed does not show relationship to nutritional status. It is recommended that The Management of Health Polytechnic Directorate, Health Ministry, Medan to do concealing, make policy and supervision to carry out

  8. [Survey of analytical work done for drugs at the emergency and critical care centers equipped with high-performance instruments provided by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (at present: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) in fiscal 1998].

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    Hori, Yasushi; Iseki, Ken; Suzuki, Koichiro; Namera, Akira; Fukumoto, Mariko; Fuke, Chiaki; Mori, Hiromi; Soma, Kazui

    2010-09-01

    A questionnaire was sent to 73 emergency and critical care centers where high-performance instruments for analyzing drugs and chemicals were provided by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (currently Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) in fiscal 1998. 52 centers (71.2%) responded to the questionnaire. Among these, the instruments have been in operation at 36 centers. This means that analytical work has been performed in at least 49.3% (36/73) of facilities with the instruments. A positive correlation was observed between the annual number of patients tested for drugs and chemicals and analytical work hours at the 36 facilities. The results indicated that 150 cases may be tested for drugs and chemicals in a year on the condition that 100 hours a month of analytical work are secured, and 200 or more cases may be tested if 200 hours a month are secured. As for the running costs required for the operation of the instruments, the instrument maintenance and repair cost was estimated at 2 million yen a year, and it was calculated that 100 cases could be handled with a maximum annual supply expense of 1 million yen and 150 cases could be handled with a maximum annual supply expense of 2 million yen. These results suggest that the instrument running cost would be fully covered at nationwide emergency and critical care centers if the additional 5,000 NHI points (1 point = 10 yen) for hospital admission, which is approved for advanced emergency and critical care centers, were applicable to all facilities. Among the 36 facilities, the implementation of analysis varied for each of the 15 toxic substances recommended for analysis by the Japanese Society for Clinical Toxicology. Further research will be necessary to investigate and assess the frequency of analysis requests and combination of simple qualitative and instrumental analyses for each of the 15 substances, in order to evaluate the approach to the 15 substances in analytical work.

  9. Approaching Reading from the Perspective of the Ministry of Education and the Dialogic Pedagogy “Enlazando Mundos”

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    Full Text Available This research aims to characterize the curriculum, the didactics and the assessment promoted by the Ministry of Education of Chili, and the dialogic pedagogy “Enlazando Mundos” (Bridging Worlds. This is a qualitative study based on the dialogic-Kishu Kimkelay Ta Che research approach, with a design of two case studies derived from documentary sources. The procedure to collect and construct knowledge is the interpretation of the dialogic speech; as a data analysis, it focuses on pedagogical definitions from the perspective of transformative, excluding and conservative dimensions, in order to compare-interpret and reflect on educational inputs in relation to reading in a course of language and communication. As a result, it is observed the incongruity from the State in communicative curriculum design and its operational proposal, and in the regionalized construction the dialogic pedagogy “Enlazando Mundos” (Bridging Worlds is carrying out.

  10. Comparison of the Ministry of Health's tariffs with the cost of radiology services using the activity-based costing method.

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    Kalhor, Rohollah; Amini, Saeed; Emami, Majid; Kakasoltani, Keivan; Rhamani, Nasim; Kalhor, Leila

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    Efficient use of resources in organizations is one of the most important duties of managers. Appropriate allocation of resources can help managers to do this well. The aim of this study was to determine the cost of radiology services and to compare it with governmental tariffs (introduced by the Ministry of Health in Iran). This was a descriptive and applied study that was conducted using the retrospective approach. First, activity centers were identified on the basis of five main groups of hospital activities. Then, resources and resource drivers, activities, and hospital activity drivers were identified. At the next step, the activities related to the delivery of radiology process were identified. Last, through allocation of activities cost to the cost objects, the cost price of 66 services that were delivered in the radiology department were calculated. The data were collected by making checklists, using the hospital's information system, observations, and interviews. Finally, the data were analyzed using the non-parametric Wilcoxon test, Microsoft Excel, and SPSS software, version 18. The findings showed that from the total cost of wages, materials, and overhead obtained, the unit cost of the 66 cost objects (delivered services) in the Radiology Department were calculated using the ABC method (Price of each unit of Nephrostogram obtained $15.8 and Cystogram obtained $18.4). The Kolmogorov-Smirnov test indicated that the distribution of data of cost price using the ABC method was not normal (p = 0.000). The Wilcoxon test showed that there was a significant difference between the cost of services and the tariff of radiology services (p = 0.000). The cost of delivered services in radiology departments was significantly higher than approved tariffs of the Ministry of Health, which can have a negative impact on the quality of services.

  11. Ethicolegal Analysis of Safety Assesor Aspect on the Application of Ministry of Health of Cosmetic Notification Regulation

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    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Background: Indonesia is a last country implemented Asean notification of cosmetic which was declared by Permenkes Nomor 1176/Menkes/Per/VIII/2010 about notification of cosmetic started at 1st January 2011. The consequance is every industry has to prepare a safety assessor that to be responsible for quality, beneficial and safety of cosmetic producted. The aims of this research are to analyse ethicolegal aspect of profesionalism of safety assessor, to investigate the willingness of producer in the utility of safety assessor, and to investigate the availability of the safety assessor in implementing notification of cosmetic. Method: Design of this research is cross sectional qualitative approach. Sampling is selected purposively in four provinces namely DKI Jakarta, Jawa Tengah, Jawa Timur, and Bali. In every province 9 industries are choosen (clasified by 2 big industries, 3 middle industries, and 4 small industries. Collecting data was conducted by indepth interview, document analyze, and round table discussion. Result: Research results are firstly all producer confessed the notification registering system are easier and faster than the old registration system. Secondly the qualification and profesionalism or independency of safety assessor has not been mentioned clearly by goverment so it may create etico legal conflict in every side. Thirdly the ministry of health cq health regional offices side do not have roles in applying the Permenkes (exp.in capacity building and controlling. Conclusion: Notification cosmetic regulation has been implemented and the method iseasier compare to registration prosedure. Recommendation: The mechanism of controlling by BPOM and Balai POM have to be informed transparancy to the industries, and the role of Ministry of Health and Health Regional Offices in notificationof cosmetic should be arranged and implemented clearly.

  12. The effect of "countrywide services management law" on the work motivation of the employees of Iranian ministry of health.

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    Shafeghat, Hossein; Jafari, Mehdi; Monavarian, Abbas; Shafayi, Maryam; Dehnavieh, Reza

    2014-02-01

    Labor laws and regulations have inevitable effects on employees' work motivation as well as the overall efficiency and productivity of the organization. This study was conducted to assess the effects of the "Countrywide Services Management Law" on the work motivation level of the employees of the Iranian Ministry of Health. This cross-sectional study was done in 2011 in the Iran's Ministry of Health. Data was collected by a 51-item Likert scale questionnaire, in five domains including: organizational structure, information technology, training patterns, salary and bonus system and re-engineering process. The reliability and validity of the questionnaire was evaluated (Cronbach's alpha= 0.96). Data analysis was conducted using descriptive and inferential statistics (t-test). Out of 192 samples examined, 55.2% of the respondents were female, 88 (45.8%) had BS degree and 116 (60.4%) had less than 10 years' experience. The mean scores in the domains of organizational structure, information technology, training patterns, salary and bonus system and re-engineering patterns were: 3.11, 3.51, 3.05, 3.21 and 3.14, respectively. Relationship between the items related to manpower in the "Countrywide Services Management Law", with employees' work motivation was significant (P work motivation regarding all the factors associated with motivation including: organizational structure, information technology, training patterns, salary and bonus system and re-engineering pattern. Finally, to enhance the workforce motivation and satisfaction level, application and implementation of the rules and regulations should be based on the organizational needs.

  13. Scientific correspondence in the archive of the General Directorate of Agriculture under the Ministry of Agriculture Industry and Commerce

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    The archive, which testifies the activity of the offices dedicated to geological studies and to the collection of meteorological investigations from 1870 to 1895, contains important files of scientific correspondence. The latter includes letters from scientists, members of the councils, committees and research commissions established under the Ministry of Agriculture Industry and Commerce, as well as correspondence of technicians who were charged with particular duties by the administration, like Nicola Maraglia, general director for Agriculture, and Felice Giordano, director of the Service of the Mines. They are rich in news, opinions, observations and reports portraying scientific events and personalities of the time. As an example, some documents concerning the following topics are illustrated: the origins of the Central Office of Meteorology and the role of Giovanni Cantoni the establishment of a service for the systematic collection of data about seismic phenomena, by Michele Stefano De Rossi; the activity of the Geodynamic Commission; the project by Giulio Grablowitz for the constructionof the observatory of Ischia.



  14. The impact of critical total quality management practices on hospital performance in the ministry of health hospitals in saudi arabia.

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    Alaraki, Mohammad Shamsuddin

    2014-01-01

    Total Quality Management (TQM) offers a method for solving quality and patient safety problems and bringing significant improvement to hospital performance. However, only few studies have been conducted in this area in developing countries, particularly in Saudi Arabia. This research is carried out in an attempt to address this gap, exploring the impact of applying TQM practices on hospital performance in the Saudi Ministry of Health hospitals. The study has included 4 hospitals in Tabuk Region, namely, King Khaled Hospital, King Fahad Hospital, Maternity and Children Hospital, and Hagel General Hospital. The data collection was done by the researcher when 400 questionnaires were distributed using a convenient sampling technique to access the required data. The response rate was 67.25% of the total questionnaires distributed. The TQM practices used in the study were as follows: leadership, employee management, information analysis, training, customer focus, continuous improvement, process management, and supplier management. The findings of the research show a significant positive correlation between the 8 practices of TQM and hospital performance with a correlation coefficient r value of 0.9 (P = .0001). The study also reveals that Saudi hospitals are facing difficulties in engaging the clinical staff in their quality initiative. Moreover, our findings show that accredited hospitals have significantly applied TQM practices more than unaccredited hospitals.

  15. [The fight against AIDS among adolescent girls: the impact of the 2003 Carnival campaign by the Brazilian Ministry of Health].

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    Porto, Mauro Pereira

    2005-01-01

    In 2003, the Brazilian Ministry of Health launched a nationwide campaign aimed at promoting condom use by adolescent girls. The "Carnival Campaign" was broadcast on television and radio from February 16 to March 3 and targeted adolescent girls (13-19 years), a group which had shown an increase in the number of cases of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. The MoH hired Kelly Key, a Brazilian pop singer, to star the television and radio ads and deliver the campaign message. One of the objectives was to empower girls and encourage them not to be ashamed of purchasing condoms or of demanding that their partners use them. The article presents the results of a nationwide survey with 1,006 adolescent girls in 86 municipalities, sponsored by the MoH. The results show that campaign materials reached the main target public and were evaluated in a very positive light. Finally, the survey data show that the Carnival Campaign had important effects, stimulating discussions in the adolescent social environment and reinforcing positive attitudes towards condom use.

  16. [Health technology assessment in Ecuador's ministry of public health as a tool for drug purchasing from 2012 to 2015].

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    Armijos, Luciana; Escalante, Santiago; Villacrés, Tatiana

    2017-06-08

    Learn how the Ministry of Public Health (MSP, the Spanish acronym) of Ecuador uses health technology assessment (HTA) in decision-making on the purchase of drugs that are not on the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM). Information from databases of the Health Intelligence Directorate (DIS, the Spanish acronym) and the National Directorate of Drugs and Medical Devices (DNMDM, the Spanish acronym), was used to compare decisions made by both entities, to learn about the use and consistency of HTA reports in decisions on purchasing drugs not included in the NLEM. From 2012 to 2015, 227 reports were issued, of which 87 cover drugs; 36, devices; 29: medical procedures; 34: health programs; and 41: other medical technologies. The DNMDM requested 59 of the reports on drugs. There was 80% agreement in decisions made by the two directorates that participate in the process. The MSP, through the DIS, began using HTA in 2012. Given that the majority of reports evaluate drugs, it is essential that reports be prepared for other types of medical technologies and that they be prepared and used as widely as possible. Despite a high level of agreement in decisions, it is important to continue to improve the reports' scope and quality, and to monitor adoption and dissemination of authorized and funded technologies to learn the effectiveness and impact of HTA in Ecuador.

  17. Succession planning in the Iranian health system: a case study of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

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    Mehrtak, Mohamad; Vatankhah, Soodabeh; Delgoshaei, Bahram; Gholipour, Arian

    2014-05-30

    Succession planning promotes the culture of private ownership, staff loyalty to the organization and develops organizational commitment, and increases organizational stability. The study was conducted to examine the status of succession planning in the Iranian health system in order to highlight the key concepts, provide new insight, and attract the attention of senior managers of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education to the importance of succession planning in achieving organizational goals. In a qualitative study with a framework analysis approach, semi-structured interviews were conducted with a sample selected using purposive and snowball sampling procedure. The MAXQDA-10 was used to apply the codes and manage the data. The codes were extracted using inductive and deductive methods. Fourteen themes and six main subthemes were identified, including planning, organizational culture, system approach, competency model, career path, and senior managers. Our findings indicate a lack of succession planning in the Iranian health system. lack of succession planning could lead to inefficiency and ineffectiveness in health services provision. Implementation of succession planning could maximize human resources utilization.

  18. [Medical and technical means for united circle of evacuation measures in military-medical organisations of the Ministry of Defence].

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    Fisun, A Ya; Kalachev, O V; Shchegolev, A V; Vertii, B D

    2015-06-01

    Experts of the medical service of the Armed Forces carried out an analysis of capabilities of modern Russian enterprises and their innovative projects regarding creation of unified means of evacuation of wounded and providing to them necessary types of emergency care with the use of existing and future special and regular means of transport for medical evacuation. As a result of the work of industrial enterprises of the OAO Kazan "Vertoletniy Zavod", "Zarechie", "Vysota" was created a device for the medical evacuation of severe wounded patients. The device is designed for medical evacuation of severe wounded patients from the military medical unit to the site providing comprehensive medical care with maintenance of vital functions and monitoring of his condition. Testing was conducted on the products of regular vehicles medical company of one of the brigades of the Western Military District. The device was presented at the special tactical exercises the Armed Forces Medical Service "Frontier-2014", "Innovation Day" of the Defence Ministry in 2014.

  19. Promoting tobacco through the international language of dance music: British American Tobacco and the Ministry of Sound.

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    Stanton, Caitlin R; Chu, Alexandria; Collin, Jeff; Glantz, Stanton A

    2011-02-01

    Tobacco companies target young adults through marketing strategies that use bars and nightclubs to promote smoking. As restrictions increasingly limit promotions, music marketing has become an important vehicle for tobacco companies to shape brand image, generate brand recognition and promote tobacco. Analysis of previously secret tobacco industry documents from British American Tobacco, available at http://legacy.library.ucsf.edu. In 1995, British American Tobacco (BAT) initiated a partnership with London's Ministry of Sound (MOS) nightclub to promote Lucky Strike cigarettes to establish relevance and credibility among young adults in the UK. In 1997, BAT extended their MOS partnership to China and Taiwan to promote State Express 555. BAT sought to transfer values associated with the MOS lifestyle brand to its cigarettes. The BAT/MOS partnership illustrates the broad appeal of international brands across different regions of the world. Transnational tobacco companies like BAT are not only striving to stay contemporary with young adults through culturally relevant activities such as those provided by MOS but they are also looking to export their strategies to regions across the world. Partnerships like this BAT/MOS one skirt marketing restrictions recommended by the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The global scope and success of the MOS program emphasizes the challenge for national regulations to restrict such promotions.

  20. The Ministry of Land and Resources Considered to Release the Exploration and Approval Authority of Mineral to Private Enterprises for Embracing More Opportunities

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    2014-01-01

    <正>"There is a great room in market-oriented reform."This is the common view expressed by many experts of this industry.Some personage concerned even disclosed that the Ministry of Land and Resources was pushing a number of reforms,including considering to release the approval authority of mineral

  1. A Comparative Case Study: Opinions of Ministry of Education, Teachers, Parents, and Managers of Union about Education Reforms in North Cyprus

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    Dagli, Gokmen

    2013-01-01

    This research aimed to evaluate the opinions of Ministry of Education, teachers, parents, and unions regarding to the main problems of education in North Cyprus in order to contribute for the development of education system of the North Cyprus. It was also believed that this research could make a greater contribution to the comprehension of the…

  2. Organisational Strategies to Bridge the Theological Language Gap : Exploring the Youth Ministry Practice of New Ecclesial Movements through Case Study Research

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    2017-01-01

    (Theological) language is an important theme in youth ministry. Conveying the Gospel message entails making it accessible and understandable to young people. Thus, it is important to bridge the theological language gap that can exist between organisers and young people in New Ecclesial Movements (NE

  3. Ministerio da Educacao e Cultura. Trinta Anos de Organizacao e Situacao Atual (Ministry of Education and Culture [Brazil]. Thirty Years Ago and Now). Volumes I and III.

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    Porto, Norma Carneiro Monteiro

    The economic rather than the educational aspect of Brazil's Ministry of Education and Culture is presented in this historical summary. The study was done as part of Brazil's national program of educational reform. Brazil is currently re-evaluating its school system with the view of adopting a nationally-administered system similar to that in…

  4. Religion and the Military: A Balanced Approach. Understanding Naval Chaplaincy Through the Lens of Recent Department of the Navy Religious Ministry Policies

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    2010-03-30

    coaching on military life, pre- and post deployment training for Service members and their families, crisis prevention and response, the CREDO ...and response, the CREDO program, memorial observances, and combat casualty ministry. RPs are uniquely trained and positioned to support the delivery...Enrichment Development Operation ( CREDO ) I the Religious Offering Fund (ROF) system 1 and any other policies or program~ which utilize Religious

  5. Water Content of the Food and its Influence on Food Choice of Francois' Langur at Nonggang,Guangxi,China%广西弄岗黑叶猴食物的水分含量对食物选择的影响

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    吴茜; 黄中豪; 袁培松; 邓凤云; 周岐海

    2011-01-01

    Data on the diet were collected from one group of Francois' langurs(Trachypithecus francoisi) between October 2005 and July 2006 at Nonggang Nature Resereve, Guangxi province, using instantaneous scan sampling. To explore the influence of water content in food on langur's food choice, water contents of the food species were measured, and the relationship between water contents of the food species and their consumption were analyzed. The results indicated that there was significant variation in the water contents of different plant parts eaten by langurs. Immature leaves had the largest value of water content,which accounted for 71. 52% ,followed by mature leaves for 66. 25% ,and fruits had the lowest value 63. 42%. The monthly mean water content in plant food showed significant variation, ranging from 61. 59% to 72. 59%. However, there was no significant difference in the mean water content in plant food according to season. The relationships between the monthly feeding time for leaves of different plant species and their corresponding water content were tested,and significant correlations in November and December were found. This indicated that water content of the food may be one of the factors influencing the food choice of the Francois' langur in Karst habitat,especially in the dry season.%2005年10月-2006年7月,对弄岗国家级自然保护区的一群黑叶猴Trachypithecus francoisi进行观察,采用瞬时扫描取样法收集有关觅食行为的数据,通过与采食植物水分含量的比较,探讨影响黑叶猴食物选择的因素.结果表明:黑叶猴采食植物不同部位的平均水分含量存在明显差异:嫩叶的水分含量最高,为71.52%;其次是成熟叶,为66.25%;果实的水分含量最低,为63.42%.虽然每个月采食植物的平均水分含量存在显著差异(61.59%~72.59%),但从整体来看,旱季和雨季所采食植物的平均水分含量未表现出显著差异.各月份黑叶猴对不同植物树叶

  6. An assessment of the Zimbabwe ministry of health and child welfare provider initiated HIV testing and counselling programme

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    Sibanda Euphemia L

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Provider-initiated HIV testing and counselling (PITC is widely recommended to ensure timely treatment of HIV. The Zimbabwe Ministry of Health introduced PITC in 2007. We aimed to evaluate institutional capacity to implement PITC and investigate patient and health care worker (HCW perceptions of the PITC programme. Methods Purposive selection of health care institutions was conducted among those providing PITC. Study procedures included 1 assessment of implementation procedures and institutional capacity using a semi-structured questionnaire; 2 in-depth interviews with patients who had been offered HIV testing to explore perceptions of PITC, 3 Focus group discussions with HCW to explore views on PITC. Qualitative data was analysed according to Framework Analysis. Results Sixteen health care institutions were selected (two central, two provincial, six district hospitals; and six primary care clinics. All institutions at least offered PITC in part. The main challenges which prevented optimum implementation were shortages of staff trained in PITC, HIV rapid testing and counselling; shortages of appropriate counselling space, and, at the time of assessment, shortages of HIV test kits. Both health care workers and patients embraced PITC because they had noticed that it had saved lives through early detection and treatment of HIV. Although health care workers reported an increase in workload as a result of PITC, they felt this was offset by the reduced number of HIV-related admissions and satisfaction of working with healthier clients. Conclusion PITC has been embraced by patients and health care workers as a life-saving intervention. There is need to address shortages in material, human and structural resources to ensure optimum implementation.

  7. [Health financing in Lebanon. I. Organization of health care services, coverage system and contribution of the Ministry of Public Health].

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    Ammar, W; Mechbal A el-H; Awar, M

    1998-01-01

    This paper intends to analyze the health care system in Lebanon from the organizational and financial points of view. It allows for an understanding of the health services' market by tackling it from different angles: supply versus demand, private versus public sectors, curative versus preventive services, hospital versus ambulatory care. This study necessitated a review of all previous surveys made in this field, during the after-war period. It also needed the daily collection and follow-up of pertinent data with all private and public agencies and concerned ministries, over a one-year period. In addition, a critical analysis has been made to the survey Conditions de vie des ménages, en 1997, that was carried out by the Central Administration of Statistics, that came to complete the missing data concerning household expenditures on insurance and health services. Especially that this survey covered the same period (1997), subject of this study. The paper reveals that, although the private sector is the main provider of both hospital and ambulatory care, private hospitals are flourishing on public money, whereas outpatients care is mainly financed by the households. Evidence shows that the Lebanese health care system succeeded in resolving the problem of accessibility to primary, secondary and tertiary health care, responding thus to the value of equity. But, at the price of an ever escalating cost, threatening the sustainability of the system. This is what is attained in this paper, as it shows clearly that expenditures on health have reached an alarming level of the GDP share. Our purpose being providing solid arguments in favor of reforming the health system.

  8. Surveillance for leptospirosis in the Americas, 1996–2005: a review of data from ministries of health

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    Costa, Federico; Martinez-Silveira, Martha Silvia; Hagan, José E.; Hartskeerl, Rudy A.; dos Reis, Mitermayer Galvão; Ko, Albert Icksang

    2014-01-01

    Objective To characterize current leptospirosis reporting practices in the Americas. Methods Information was collected from the official websites of national ministries of health from the Americas region and two international organizations; personal communications; and three international morbidity databases. For all sources other than the morbidity databases, the review was limited to official reports citing clinically suspected and laboratory confirmed leptospirosis cases or deaths during the period 1996–2005. Results A total of 73 out of 1 644 reports met the selection criteria and were included in the analysis. Published leptospirosis data were available from half of the countries/sovereign territories (24 out of 48), and 18 of them had mandatory notification policies for leptospirosis. The sum of the median number of leptospirosis cases notified annually by the 24 countries/territories was 4 713.5, but just three countries (Brazil, Costa Rica, and Cuba) accounted for 83.1% (3 920 cases) of the notifications. Eight (16.7%) countries reported deaths due to leptospirosis. The sum of the median number of deaths reported annually for the eight countries was 380, but 349 (91.8%) were reported by Brazil. Conclusions Notification practices in the Americas for leptospirosis are limited. Therefore, the numbers of cases and deaths reported are not representative for the region. The lack of leptospirosis data for many countries/territories may reflect weaknesses in certain aspects of national surveillance systems, including mandatory reporting policies, clinical laboratory infrastructure for performing case confirmation, and capacity to collect reported cases. Improved surveillance of leptospirosis cases and deaths in the Americas is needed to allow monitoring of regional epidemiological patterns and to estimate the burden of this important disease. PMID:23183556

  9. Teleworking Implementation in Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoH&ME and Designing an Appropriate Model

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    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Teleworking is a kind of method in which works are performed utilizing telecommunicating tools time and location free. The current study aimed to have quick survey on merits and demerits of implementing teleworking project in Iran's governmental organizations. Furthermore, it intends to design a model for teleworking implementation in Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoH&ME. Methods: This is a descriptive and analytical study and its variables are also qualitative. Since in this study no occupation in MoH & ME couldnot (1000 percent be purely teleworked, a teleworking applicant form was devised as the research to be filled by teleworking appliers. Afterwards, their teleworking applicant form was evaluated; having passed from the required filters, their teleworking would be accepted or rejected. Results: According to the duty description of MoH&ME's occupations, it was clarified that the only 78 out of 250 job positions could be done by teleworking provided the required conditions as well as the reconsideration of duty descriptions were satisfied. Indeed the study results regarding the job positions of Human Resource Management Office showed that from total of 46 job positions in this office, only 22% can be done through teleworking method. Regarding teleworking appliers charactristics in MoH&ME during 2 months period, 3% of MoH & ME personnel applied teleworking and within them, 27% were male and 77% were female. Conclusion: Implementation of teleworking could increase productivity, quality of work life and decrease costs and personnel transportation bulk, however for effective implementation, first jobs should be reconsidered, then necessary technical capacity and also motivated human resources should be provided, otherwise a disorder might occur in performing the affairs.

  10. Bereavement healing ministry amongst Abaluyia: Towards a ‘circle for pastoral concern’ as a healing model

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    Full Text Available This article formulates a new integrated pastoral care approach to bereavement healing ministry in Africa, termed a circle for pastoral concern. In pursuit of this, the article highlights the pastoral challenge brought about by the occurrence of death and bereavement within the cultural and Christian intermix. Using the example of the Abaluyia of western Kenya, traditional cultural bereavement healing approaches are assessed against the backdrop of Christian influence on the understanding and response to death and bereavement healing and the resultant tension. The article juxtaposes the Abaluyia cultural concept of okhukura[to encircle with loving care] with the biblical koinōnia[fellowship, communion] as springboard for building culturally sensitive and biblically sound Christian caring communities. It is hoped that the juxtaposition helps to establish and promote meaningful engagement between therapeutic traditional beliefs and practices, and the gospel. The gospel-culture engagement within a local church setting provides the context in which bereavement healing and individual growth after the death of a significant other takes place. The juxtaposition is necessitated by the rampant practice in African pluralistic societies where Christians consciously, or otherwise, lurch back to cultural approaches in their effort to provide or find healing when faced with death and bereavement. The ‘circle for pastoral concern’ model encourages inclusiveness by enlisting the means and talents of the community of believers, both ordained and lay. The principle of inclusion ensures that the load of pastoral care is shared and assumes a deeper response due to diversity of gifts and talents within the caring community.

  11. DVD. Sweeney Todd : Fleet Streeti deemonlik habemeajaja / Egle Loo

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    Loo, Egle

    2008-01-01

    Lühiarvustus õudusmuusikalist "Sweeney Todd : The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" Stephen Sondheimi muusikali alusel : režissöör Tim Burton : peaosades Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter : Ameerika Ühendriigid - Suurbritannia 2007

  12. Avatakse Eesti muusika hulgiladu / Indrek Loo ; interv. Siim Nestor

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    Loo, Indrek

    2007-01-01

    Käesoleval nädalal internetis käivituvast projektist Music Online, kuhu on plaanis helifailidena kõigile huvilistele tasu eest kättesaadavaks teha kogu Eestis välja antud muusika - klassikast hip-hopini (projekti muuska-alast järelevalvet teostab Priit Pajusaar)

  13. Maailmakuulus muusikahelilooja Webber tegi loo Eesti laulupeole / Kaarel Kaas

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    Kaas, Kaarel, 1978-

    2002-01-01

    29. juunil Tallinnas koolinoorte laulupeol muusikalimeistri maailmaesiettekandele tulevast eriteosest "Ei ole keegi üksi päikese all". Ideest Webberi peorepertuaari lülitamiseks. Laulupeo kavas olevatest teistest teostest

  14. Maailmakuulus muusikahelilooja Webber tegi loo Eesti laulupeole / Kaarel Kaas

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    Kaas, Kaarel, 1978-

    2002-01-01

    29. juunil Tallinnas koolinoorte laulupeol muusikalimeistri maailmaesiettekandele tulevast eriteosest "Ei ole keegi üksi päikese all". Ideest Webberi peorepertuaari lülitamiseks. Laulupeo kavas olevatest teistest teostest

  15. Põhja konn paneb veerema loo armastusest ja reetmisest / Kaile Kabun

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    Kabun, Kaile

    2007-01-01

    Muinasjuttu "Põhja konn" Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi muinasjutu ainetel esietendatakse 31. mail Papa Kreutzwaldi Õueteatris Kreutzwaldi majamuuseumi õuel. Kaalukamatesse rollidesse on valitud Võru vene gümnaasiumi õpilased

  16. "Dances with Wolves": Lessons from Loo Ten Tant's Journal.

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    Dozier, Lynne

    1994-01-01

    Examines the way one ninth-grade English teacher used the film "Dances with Wolves" as part of a thematic unit entitled, "Strength from Diversity." Shows how the film was used and provides responses from many students in the course to the film. (HB)

  17. Sõjast ei jää keegi puutumata / Egle Loo

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    Loo, Egle

    2010-01-01

    Režissöör Jim Sheridani film "Vennad" (USA, 2009), peaosades Jake Gyllenhaal ja Tobey Maguire. Film on Taani režissööri Susanne Bieri samanimelise filmi uusversioon (Taani-Suurbritannia-Rootsi-Norra, 2004)

  18. Põhja konn paneb veerema loo armastusest ja reetmisest / Kaile Kabun

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    2007-01-01

    Muinasjuttu "Põhja konn" Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi muinasjutu ainetel esietendatakse 31. mail Papa Kreutzwaldi Õueteatris Kreutzwaldi majamuuseumi õuel. Kaalukamatesse rollidesse on valitud Võru vene gümnaasiumi õpilased

  19. Ma räägin sulle loo / Margit Tõnson

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    Tõnson, Margit, 1978-

    2011-01-01

    Urmas Vadi (autor ja lavastaja) lavastusest "Minu isa 20 aastat hiljem" Ugala teatri kohvikus ja Norra näitekirjaniku Jon Fosse näidendi „Üks suvepäev” lavastusest Theatrumis, lavastaja Lembit Peterson

  20. Kadrioru loss ja selle loo killuke / Aleksandra Murre

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    2008-01-01

    Näitusest "Kadriorg 290. Loss ja tema lugu" Kadrioru Kunstimuuseumis. Täienduseks näitusel eksponeeritule katkend lossivalitseja J. von Gerneti (ametis 1831-1846) mälestustest, mis aitab aimu saada Kadrioru uue õitsengu algusest 19. sajandi II veerandil. Ka keiser Nikolai I ja keisrinna Aleksandra Fjodorovna visiidist Tallinna 1833. aastal

  1. Modernistid modernismi vastu : Loos, Schenker ja ilustuste kriitika / Nicolas Cook

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    2008-01-01

    Seoseid tänapäeva tuntuima muusikaanalüüsi meetodi leiutaja Heinrich Schenkeri teooria ja Viini modernistliku arhitekti Adolf Loosi ornamendikriitika vahel. Ettekanne Pärnu Nüüdismuusika Päevade konverentsil 2005

  2. Sõjast ei jää keegi puutumata / Egle Loo

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    2010-01-01

    Režissöör Jim Sheridani film "Vennad" (USA, 2009), peaosades Jake Gyllenhaal ja Tobey Maguire. Film on Taani režissööri Susanne Bieri samanimelise filmi uusversioon (Taani-Suurbritannia-Rootsi-Norra, 2004)

  3. Kadrioru loss ja selle loo killuke / Aleksandra Murre

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    Murre, Aleksandra

    2008-01-01

    Näitusest "Kadriorg 290. Loss ja tema lugu" Kadrioru Kunstimuuseumis. Täienduseks näitusel eksponeeritule katkend lossivalitseja J. von Gerneti (ametis 1831-1846) mälestustest, mis aitab aimu saada Kadrioru uue õitsengu algusest 19. sajandi II veerandil. Ka keiser Nikolai I ja keisrinna Aleksandra Fjodorovna visiidist Tallinna 1833. aastal

  4. Modernistid modernismi vastu : Loos, Schenker ja ilustuste kriitika / Nicolas Cook

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    Cook, Nicolas

    2008-01-01

    Seoseid tänapäeva tuntuima muusikaanalüüsi meetodi leiutaja Heinrich Schenkeri teooria ja Viini modernistliku arhitekti Adolf Loosi ornamendikriitika vahel. Ettekanne Pärnu Nüüdismuusika Päevade konverentsil 2005

  5. Assessment of picture archiving and communication system (PACS) at three of ministry of health hospitals in Riyadh region - Content analysis.

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    Alalawi, Zainab M; Eid, Monief M; Albarrak, Ahmed I

    Picture archiving and communication system (PACS) are management information systems used for distributing, viewing and archiving digital images by integrating different types of modalities through communication networks. PACS have many advantages that can lead to improving health care quality. PACS has been widely used in hospitals in Saudi Arabia for the past 10 years. However, an extensive review of literature in the field of PACS, among physicians and radiologists in Saudi Arabia, showed lack of local studies of this costly and newly implemented technology. Therefore, this assessment is very important to provide an insightful study of PACS in Saudi Arabia to provide proper recommendations for the PACS projects implementation nationwide. The objectives of this study are to, firstly, assess the perceived benefits of PACS among physicians and radiologists specifically in quality of care, secondly, assess the perceived challenges of PACS implementation and adoption inside and outside the radiology department, and thirdly, to compare between physicians' and radiologists' perceptions toward PACS. A cross-sectional descriptive study at three of Ministry of Health (MOH) Hospitals in the Riyadh region, Saudi Arabia. The researchers used two separate surveys questionnaires, for administration to the physicians and radiologists at the three hospitals. Apart from the questionnaire, included is feedback as responses to open-ended questions. Content analysis was used to analyze the feedback under two themes: benefits or challenges. The response rate was 46% (84/183) physicians and 88% (15/17) radiologists have participated in this study. The result showed that 70% physicians' views affirms that PACS improved physicians' efficiency. On the other hand, all radiologists who responded affirmed that PACS improved efficiency. For questions on the ability to make decisions, 69% of views have affirmed that PACS improved physician's abilities to make decisions regarding patient care

  6. Afghan Ministry of Defense Headquarters: $154.7 Million Building Appears Well Built, but Has Several Construction Issues that Should Be Assessed

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    falls and injuries. We also found that Gilbane Federal received approval to substitute the originally planned mild steel pipe handrails with stainless... steel thin-walled pipe handrails. The walls of the stainless steel pipe are no more than a fourth as thick as the originally required pipe. As a result...Environmental Inspection, Testing, Diagnosis, Repair SIGAR 16-16-IP/Ministry of Defense Headquarters Building Page 7 Our inspections also revealed that

  7. The Ministry of Land and Resources Published the “ThreeRate” Indicator for Seven Minerals Including Iron Ore and Copper

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    <正>In order to strengthen the supervision and administration of rational exploitation of mineral resources including iron,copper,lead,zinc,rare earth,sylvine and fluorite,the Ministry of Land and Resources has published the Minimum Three-rate Requirements for the Rational Exploitation of Mineral Resources including Iron,Copper,Lead,Zinc,Rare Earth,Sylvine and Fluorite(for trial implementation).

  8. Impact of the plant protection practices on the operators' exposure: survey by the communes and ministry of equipment and transport (MET-RW)

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    Godeaux, Denis; Schiffers, Bruno; Culot, Marc

    2008-01-01

    In order to gain a better understanding of non-agricultural pesticide use and to prepare the legislative and technical dossiers required under the Water Framework Directive, between October 2006 and March 2007, two surveys were conducted of 97 Walloon communes and 65 districts of the Walloon Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MET) (General Directorates for Motorways and Roads and for Waterway Infrastructure). The questionnaire (26 questions on six topics) was sent by e-mail or fax, wi...

  9. The role of evangelical leadership in Uganda for effective church ministry: a strategic practical theological study / by Asea, B.K. Wilson

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    2012-01-01

    God is the ultimate leader, and the church leadership mandate and responsibility is from Him. The Lord prepares those He calls to take leadership responsibilities. He does not intend to use persons who are not properly equipped and developed to occupy high leadership positions in the church. Hence church leaders in evangelical churches in Uganda who wish to be proficiently used by God should be holistically trained in theology and leadership for effective church ministry and church growth. ...

  10. The Impact of a Computer Training Program on the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Staff to Improve Computer Skills and Productive Performances

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    Mohamed S. AbuShugair; Magdy Aqel; Ali. H. Abuseada

    2015-01-01

    The current study aims at identifying the impact of the training program (International Computer Driving Licence, CDL), which is used to improve skills and productivity performances, on the of Education and Higher Education Ministry staff, the sample consisted of 216 school head teachers and head teachers assistant in east and west directorates in Gaza city. The researchers applied the two study tools, which were the computer skills questionnaire, and training impact measuring questionnaire, ...

  11. The Point of View of the Tradition in the Institutional Identity. The case of the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Brazil

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    Full Text Available The purpose of this article is to describe certain elements that we consider constituent of the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Brazil - Itamaraty - as “empty signifier.” The tradition of continuity in foreign policy is the result of the combination of these elements, which, in the end, creates a distinctive institutional identity. Among them, we will describe the different values, principles and constants, the importance of strategic thinking and administrative evolution.

  12. The temptation of Realpolitik and vox populi in the ecclesiology of the Emerging Apostolic Churches with special reference to the fivefold ministry

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    K. Thomas Resane

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available The Emerging Apostolic Churches do not have a uniform church polity since the power of governance is claimed to be with the fivefold ministers, while at the same time embracing either the Episcopal, Presbyterial, or Congregational church governments. The fivefold ministry is a generally accepted term that refers to the five ministries given by Christ to the Church to stand in unique spiritual offices, as found in Ephesians 4:11. This article tries to answer the question: “Are the Emerging Apostolic Churches ecclesiologically correct by centring the authority of governance in the fivefold ministers and the popular voices of the followers?” At the same time it is endeavored to argue that due to Biblical and theological grounds the fivefold ministry is untenable to church polity hence Realpolitik and vox populi dominating the ecclesiastical life and polity of the Emerging Apostolic Churches. The aim is to demonstrate that these two concepts (Realpolitik and vox populi play a significant part in shaping the church polity and structures of this ecclesiastical phenomenon.

  13. The Organization Culture: The Network Construction and the Ethical Development the Revenue Department, the Ministry of Finance

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    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Problem statement: The organization culture should be organized in the form of network as a means of giving contribution to the organization office members. This study aims to investigate (1 The historical background of the organization culture of the revenue department (2 The present condition of the network formation of the etiquette-based organization culture development and (3 The network formation and the etiquette-based development of the revenue department, the ministry of Finance. Approach: The research area was focally conducted in the certain area of Bangkok Metropolitan. The population used included 98 subjects. The instrument used for data gathering consisted of the interview forms, the observation form, the focus group discussions and the participatory workshops. The obtained data were then discretely discriminated into classified group. The data were also examined by means of the triangulation technique which was then discreetly analyzed in accordance with the previously set purposes. To be concise, the analytical results were further presented in descriptive analysis. Results: (1 On account of the historical background of the organization culture of the revenue department actually started from the early age, that was, in the reign of King Rama V. The early age was the time when the leaders entirely applied the leadership of the organization. They, thus, totally assumed ultimate responsibility and also paid much respect to the seniority authorities. The middle age was the time when the organization culture was regarded as the most outstanding performance in the aspects of assuming ultimate responsibility and paying respect to the seniors. However, the organization culture became increasingly reliant on technology especially for the data collection. The present age was the period of time when a greater extent of emphasis had shifted from human reliance to technological reliance and also in terms of providing services from

  14. 麻阳河黑叶猴秋季食物营养组分及其对食物选择的影响%Nutritional Contents of Autumn Food and Its Influences on Food Choice of Francois' langur at Mayanghe Nature Reserve

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    王静; 胡刚; 董鑫; 袁施彬

    2013-01-01

    From September to November 2010,we collected samples of 18 major and 9 less-used food species of Francois' langur at Mayanghe Nature Reserve.We determined the water,crude protein,crude fiber,and acid detergent fiber (ADF),calculated the ratio of crude protein and acid detergent fiber (PROT/ADF) for each sample;and Tested the correlation between nutritional data and autumn feeding proportion of each sample via Spearman Correlation Rank.The Results showed that,except the PROT/ADF ratio,there were no significant differences between the major and less-used species in nutritional contents.And there were no significant correlations between the autumn feeding proportions of the 18 staple species and their corresponding nutritional contents,suggesting that the food species choice of the langurs in autumn was not influenced by the content of water,crude protein,crude fiber,NDF,ADF and PROT/ADF.But for the 4 autumn feeding items,there were significant differences between crude fiber,NDF and PROT/ADF,and significant correlations between crude fiber,CF,NDF and PROT/ADF.The results indicated that the choice of food components in autumn was also not influenced by the content of water,crude protein,crude fiber,ADF and PROT/ADF.As a result,Francois' langur preferred the higher crude protein and the less CF items,such as young leaves and buds.%2010年9-11月,对贵州麻阳河自然保护区黑叶猴18种秋季主要食物以及9种次要食物的各取食部位进行采集并对各独立样本的粗蛋白(PROT)、粗脂肪、粗纤维(CF)、中性洗涤纤维(NDF)、酸性洗涤纤维(ADF)等营养成分分别以凯氏定氮法、酸碱洗涤法和范式洗涤法进行测定,计算PROT/ADF比值.同时将所得到的各样本的营养含量与相应的秋季取食比例进行相关性分析,以了解秋季食物营养组分对黑叶猴食物选择的影响.结果显示:主要食物与次要食物除PROT/ADF比值有明显的差异外,在其他测定

  15. Francois Frenkiel Award Lecture: Thermocapillary migration of interfacial droplets

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    Greco, Edwin F.

    2010-11-01

    Thermocapillary migration of bubbles through the bulk liquid--a process in which tangential surface stresses arising from the variation of surface tension with temperature create a propulsive force on the bubble--has been extensively studied in the past. In contrast, the motion of droplets confined to the free surface of a liquid substrate has received much less attention. Recent developments in microfluidics provided new motivation to understand how applied thermal gradients can affect the motion of, and mixing inside, small aqueous droplets. In particular, the quality and speed of mixing depend rather sensitively on the flow structure inside the droplet. In this talk we describe different approaches that allow one to compute both the flow inside interfacial droplets and the flow in the layer of liquid substrate supporting the droplet and the lessons which can be learned by analyzing these flows.

  16. DIGITAL FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP DATABASE, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, USA

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    Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security — The Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database depicts flood risk information and supporting data used to develop the risk data. The primary risk...

  17. Building Points - MO 2012 St. Francois Structure Points (SHP)

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    NSGIC GIS Inventory (aka Ramona) — Staff at the Geographic Resources Center placed categorized points on all roofed structures visible at a scale of 1:2000 using MSDIS-DOQQ 2008 2-foot aerial imagery...

  18. Francois Brunet, Photography and Literature, London, Reaktion Books, 2009

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    Full Text Available There is much to praise in François Brunet’s recent book, Photography and Literature, not least being the intellectual courage and verve of the undertaking itself. It’s a daring book. The topic, immense and inchoate, at once invites and defies investigation. As Brunet notes at the outset, “the history of photographic involvements with literature remains a shadowy and fragmented subject.” (8. After Brunet’s thoughtful and provocative study, the subject is notably less daunting. He meets the h...

  19. The state of the research for health environment in the ministries of health of the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS).

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    Sombié, Issiaka; Aidam, Jude; Konaté, Blahima; Somé, Télesphore D; Kambou, Stanislas Sansan

    2013-09-11

    An assessment of the state of the Research for Health (R4H) environment can provide relevant information about what aspects of national health research systems needs strengthening, so that research output can be relevant to meet national priorities for decision-making. There is limited information on the state of the R4H environment in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). This article describes the state of the R4H environment within the Ministries of Health of the ECOWAS member states and outlines of some possibilities to strengthen health research activities within the ECOWAS region. Information on the national-level R4H environment (governance and management; existence of a national policy; strategic and research priorities documents; ethics committees; research funds; coordination structures; monitoring and evaluation systems; networking and capacity building opportunities) was collected from the Ministries of Health research units in 14 ECOWAS countries using self-administered questionnaires. A workshop was held where country report presentations and group discussions were used to review and validate responses. Data from the discussions was transcribed using Nvivo, and strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis of the functioning of the units was done using Robert Preziosi's organisational diagnosis tool. The findings indicate that as of January 2011, 50% of ECOWAS countries had established directorates for health research with defined terms of reference. The existing funding mechanisms were inadequate to support the research structures within and outside the MoHs, and for building the capacity of researchers. Networking and monitoring activities were weak and only 7% of the directors of research units were trained in research management. The majority (85.7%) of countries had broader national health policies, and 57% of the countries had some form of policy or strategic document for research development. Half of the

  20. COMPETENCY APPROACH USING IN THE ORGANIZATION OF EMPLOYMENT ON PHYSICAL PREPARATION OF CADETS AND STUDENTS OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF RUSSIAN MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS

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    Full Text Available Educational institutions of higher education have high demands of familiarizing of cadets and listeners to the values of world and national culture, the formation of skills of effective social interaction, personal development and self-improvement. Physical training of police officers is a determining factor for their effective professional activity. In this regard, the definition of the main approaches to be used in the organization of employment on physical preparation of cadets and students of educational institutions Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia is a priority. This paper examines the main approaches used in the organization of employment on physical training of cadets and students of educational institutions Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. A special place in this system is given the competence approach. In article substantiates the importance competency approach in the organization of employment on physical preparation of the profile of the university. The paper presents the basic guidelines for the organization of "physical training" in educational institutions Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. The implementation of modern requirements for training of cadets and students of educational institutions MIA of Russia assumes the achievement of an integrated end result of education, for which can be seen Maturity graduates of professionally significant competences as the unity of generalized knowledge and skills, universal capacity and preparedness to address large groups of tasks - from personal to the social and professional. It is proved that, to use the competency approach to the process of the organization of physical training of cadets and students of educational institutions Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs improves the efficiency of the overall training of the future professionals of the Interior.

  1. [Problems of delivery of health care for children of servicemen and educates of general educational institutions of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation].

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    Shabalov, N P; Arsent'ev, V G; Tsiteladze, A A; Mikheev, A V

    2012-08-01

    On the basis of the legal, instructional-methodological data and evaluation of the organization of medical care for children and adolescents identified the main challenges of pediatric services for the optimization of the Russian Defense Ministry interagency medical personnel accompany the children and adolescents, pre-university students in military educational institutions, at the stage of military reform and optimize the structure of the military medical service. To provide medical assistance to children of servicemen and DVOU pupils in accordance with the standards of health required the integration of interagency efforts of the military-medical institutions and medical institutions of state and municipal health systems.

  2. Intervención Ministerio de Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial/Intervention: Ministry of the Environment, Housing and Territorial Development

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    Beatriz Uribe Botero

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Este documento pretende presentar los planteamientos del Ministerio del Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial en el gobierno del presidente Juan Manuel Santos. Para esto, exhibirá lo que se está haciendo actualmente, la institucionalidad que lo encierra y los resultados que se esperan para el futuro.The purpose of this document is to present the ideas set out by the Ministry of the Environment, Housing and Territorial Development in the government of Juan Manuel Santos. We will present the Ministry’s current undertakings, the institutionality it is surrounded by and the expected results.

  3. Popularization of science as a marketing tool exemplified by “Paths of Copernicus” – a programme funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education

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    Adam Piasecki

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available This article concerns the project Mine Surfers (2013-2014 carried out by the EMAG Institute of Innovative Technologies within a programme funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The authors present the positive marketing effects resulting from the project. In the case study, they describe the project against the backdrop of activities undertaken by other project teams. As well as the issues related to the execution of the project as such, focus was also placed on operations aiming for project promotion as well as popularising research and educational activities. Finally, the results of media monitoring with respect to the project are discussed.

  4. Dr Phil Mjwara Director General, Department of Science and Technology (DST) Ministry of Science and Technology Republic of South Africa visit the Alice experiment introduce by Prof. Jurgen Schukraft, spokeperson for Alice.

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    2007-01-01

    Dr Phil Mjwara Director General, Department of Science and Technology (DST) Ministry of Science and Technology Republic of South Africa visit the Alice experiment introduce by Prof. Jurgen Schukraft, spokeperson for Alice.

  5. Conference RSIS - (The role of science in the information society) - Contributions to Education Ministry - Building 500, Council Chamber - Speech given by Ms. H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Princess of Thailand.

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    2003-01-01

    Conference RSIS - (The role of science in the information society) - Contributions to Education Ministry - Building 500, Council Chamber - Speech given by Ms. H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Princess of Thailand.

  6. Dr. Hans Chang, Director, Physics Research Committee, Stichting voor Fundamenteel Onderzoek der Materie (FOM), Dr. Joris Van Enst, Head of Science Policy Division, Ministry of Education, Culture and S cience, Dr. Jan Bezemer, NL Delegate CERN, Netherlands

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    Dr. Hans Chang, Director, Physics Research Committee, Stichting voor Fundamenteel Onderzoek der Materie (FOM), Dr. Joris Van Enst, Head of Science Policy Division, Ministry of Education, Culture and S cience, Dr. Jan Bezemer, NL Delegate CERN, Netherlands

  7. 4 August 2011 - Austrian Head of Protocol, Directorate General III, Federal Ministry of Science and Research I. Friedrich (3rd from left) in the LHC superconducting magnet test hall with M. Benedkit, C. Wulz and C. Fabjan.

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    2011-01-01

    4 August 2011 - Austrian Head of Protocol, Directorate General III, Federal Ministry of Science and Research I. Friedrich (3rd from left) in the LHC superconducting magnet test hall with M. Benedkit, C. Wulz and C. Fabjan.

  8. Dr Hiroshi Ikukawa Director Planning and Evaluation Division Science and Technology Policy Bureau Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan and Mr Robert Aymar signed an accord for the CERN.

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    2007-01-01

    Dr Hiroshi Ikukawa Director Planning and Evaluation Division Science and Technology Policy Bureau Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan and Mr Robert Aymar signed an accord for the CERN.

  9. 18 MArch 2008 - Director, Basic and Generic Research Division, Research Promotion Bureau, Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Prof.Ohtake visiting ATLAS cavern with Spokesperson P. Jenni.

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    2008-01-01

    18 MArch 2008 - Director, Basic and Generic Research Division, Research Promotion Bureau, Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Prof.Ohtake visiting ATLAS cavern with Spokesperson P. Jenni.

  10. Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) representative H. Ikukawa visiting ATLAS experiment with Collaboration Spokesperson P. Jenni, KEK representative T. Kondo and Advisor to CERN DG J. Ellis on 15 May 2007.

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    Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) representative H. Ikukawa visiting ATLAS experiment with Collaboration Spokesperson P. Jenni, KEK representative T. Kondo and Advisor to CERN DG J. Ellis on 15 May 2007.

  11. [Hygiene policy plan at the beginning of the Meiji era: focusing on "the magazine of the Sanitary Bureau of the Home Ministry"].

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    Takehara, Kazuo

    2009-12-01

    "The Sanitary Bureau of the Home Ministry Magazine," in which Sensai Nagayo served as the Director of the Sanitary Bureau of the Home Ministry also took part, provide valuable historical materials regarding the Sanitary Bureau at the beginning of the Meiji era. This paper reports on the hygiene policy plan at that time by using this magazine. That is, the plan considered the facts about the regional society when executing it, though it was based on the hygiene system assumed to be an ideal "Isei". In that case, it involved not only the police but also the doctors and pharmacists as practitioners who practiced hygienic clerical work, and it aimed at bringing the functions of the hygienic clerical work to the local populace. However, neither the doctors nor pharmacists came to play a role when cholera was prevalent in 1877. Rather, at that time, the police practiced the hygienic clerical work, and the police came to be parts of the hygienic policy thereafter, as indispensable practitioners.

  12. [Use of health technology assessment in decision-making processes by the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the incorporation of technologies in the Brazilian Unified National Health System].

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    Novaes, Hillegonda Maria Dutilh; Elias, Flávia Tavares Silva

    2013-11-01

    Policies for scientific development and knowledge production in health have increased in recent decades. In Brazil, incentives for research, development, and innovation have been part of the National Health Act since 1990, and science and technology policies for health, including health technology assessment (HTA), have been implemented since 1994, as in many other countries. The emphasis is now on impact evaluation of HTA policies in the incorporation of technologies by health services and systems. The article presents a case study of HTA utilization in decision-making processes in the Brazilian Ministry of Health, analyzing participation by the Department of Science and Technology (DECIT), responsible for the production of assessments used in the Commission on Technology Incorporation (CITEC) of the Ministry of Health from 2008 to 2010. CITEC used 103 assessments in its decisions during this period, of which DECIT produced 80%. Nearly all were literature reviews on therapeutic technologies. An increase in knowledge production was observed. A methodological and political learning process appears to have occurred in the use of HTA, but its impact on Brazilian Unified National Health System remains unclear.

  13. Forensic Accounting: A Tool for Fraud Detection and Prevention in the Public Sector. (A Study of Selected Ministries in Kogi State

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    E.I. Okoye

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available The contribution/importance of Professional Forensic Accountant cannot be over emphasized, whether to the public sector or to the private sector. The purpose of this study is to examine forensic accounting as a tool for fraud detection and prevention in the public sector organizations with particular reference to Kogi State. Both primary and secondary sources of data were appropriately used. 370 questionnaires were administered to staff of five (5 selected ministries in Kogi State of Nigeria, along with interviews conducted with those ministries out of which 350 were filled and returned. Tables and simple percentages were used to analyze the data. The statistical tool used to test hypotheses was Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA. Among the findings was that the use of Forensic Accounting do significantly reduces the occurrence of fraud cases in the public sector, and that there is significance difference between Professional Forensic Accountants and Traditional External Auditors and therefore the use of Forensic Accountants can help better in detecting and preventing fraud cases in the public sector organizations. The research therefore recommended that Forensic Accountants be replaced with the external auditors in Kogi State, proper training and retraining on Forensic accounting should be provided to staff of Kogi State and proper adherence to accounting and auditing standards should be followed.

  14. Encouraging chemical biology / international academic exchange programs promoted by the Ministry of Education; Chemical biology no susume / monbusho ni yoru kokusai gakujutsu koryu no suishin ni tsuite

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    Imanaka, T. [Kyoto University, Kyoto (Japan)

    1998-06-01

    Described herein is encouraging chemical biology. Chemistry to elucidate fundamental elementary reactions involved in various phenomena and actual conditions of key molecules must be supported by physics for understanding behavior of electrons. The research themes attracting attention recently include sex pheromones of insects, photosynthesis, reactions involving antigens or antibodies, recognition of molecules, memorizing and leaning, and so on. Fundamentals of the life-related phenomena are being elucidated from structures of the related substances and reaction mechanisms involved by the NMR and X-ray diffraction analyses to determine structures of these substances and also by theoretical quantum chemistry to understand electron transfer phenomena within life-related molecules. Also described are international academic exchange programs promoted by the Ministry of Education. Academic researches for the pursuit of truth are crossing the borders in nature. International exchange to promote information exchange and joint researches by researchers of different nationalities pursuing common themes is indispensable for scientific development. The Ministry of Education has been promoting the international academic exchange programs by providing subsidies for international academic researches, promoting international exchange projects at various institutions, such as national universities, inter-university organizations and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and supporting scientific projects promoted by UNESCO. 1 fig., 1 tab.

  15. CURRENT STATUS, TRENDS AND CONTRADICTIONS IN ORGANIZATION OF THE WORK OF THE STATE INSPECTION FOR ROAD TRAFFIC SAFETY OF TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR OF RUSSIA

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    Nadezhda A. ERMOLAEVA

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    Full Text Available The article is focused on the current state, trends and contradictions in organization of the work of the Russian traffic police subdivisions of the Ministry of Interior, following the requirements of the President regarding education of law-abiding citizens. After the road accident that had occurred in Khabarovsk region on August 5, 2015, when 68 people were injured, 15 people died, Vladimir Putin conducted a session of the Government of the Russian Federation. At the session, the President assigned the task to develop additional measures of safety on the roads. The complex plan, proposed by I. Shuvalov and aimed at reducing deaths on the roads, includes some different aspects: interaction with information agencies for publishing the data on dangerous sections of roads; strengthening of requirements to organizations engaged in transporting citizens; the use of helicopters to provide medical aid for victims of traffic accidents. The First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation paid special attention to education of road users, introduction of norms of driver’s behavior, emergence of the term «dangerous driving» and strengthening of the responsibility for driving while intoxicated. For many years, the educational function has been assigned to police officers, namely to the traffic police. However, in some regions of the Russian Federation there is a reduction of police regular staff officers, including the State Inspection for road traffic safety of territorial subdivisions of the Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation. 

  16. The effect of intellectual capital on organizational commitment: A case study of the ministry of economic affairs and finance of Kermanshah province

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    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available This study was an attempt to investigate the effect of intellectual capital on organizational commitment of the staff of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance of Kermanshah province, Iran. The statistical population of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance of Kermanshah was 140 people. Using Morgan Table, a sample of 103 personnel was randomly selected from the population. For gathering data, two researcher-made questionnaires of intellectual capital and organizational commitment were used. The validity of the questionnaires was proved by the favorable opinion of the advisor of the research, and the reliability of the questionnaires was tested using Cronbach’s alpha (α. The estimated values of alpha for the questionnaires of intellectual capital and organizational commitment were 0.969 and 0.935, respectively which clearly demonstrated the reliability of the questionnaires. Also the data were analyzed using statistical software of SPSS 15.0 and LISREL. The results of the study demonstrated that there was a significant and positive relationship between intellectual capital and its components (i.e., human capital, structural capital, and customer capital and organizational commitment.

  17. Self-Concept and Achievement Motivation of Cadets in the Russian Interio Ministry Troops According to the Deviance Disposition: Comparative Analysis

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    L. I. Dorfman

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available The demand for the moral psychological training in military higher schools is enforced by the changing situation both in our country and globally. The potential officers should posses such qualities as fortitude, stability, self-regulation, self-direction, and ability to restrain the undesirable emotions. The paper deals with the psychological investigation of motivational profile of junior cadets at the Military Higher School of the Russian Interior Ministry Troops. The author undertakes the comparative analysis of the cadets’ psychological resistance to adverse situations according to the deviance disposition level. The research methodology combines the psychometrical approach, meta-individual world concept and plural self theory. The research objectives include: studying the self-concept and poly-modal achievement motives of cadets; and comparative analysis of their personal traits with regard to their deviance disposition level – explicit or implicit. The research findings can be applied by psychologists and personnel officers in military higher schools of the Russian Interior Ministry for diagnosing the deviance disposition and its prevention. The materials can be implied in further investigation of personal motivational profiles of potential officers. 

  18. Self-Concept and Achievement Motivation of Cadets in the Russian Interio Ministry Troops According to the Deviance Disposition: Comparative Analysis

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    L. I. Dorfman

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The demand for the moral psychological training in military higher schools is enforced by the changing situation both in our country and globally. The potential officers should posses such qualities as fortitude, stability, self-regulation, self-direction, and ability to restrain the undesirable emotions. The paper deals with the psychological investigation of motivational profile of junior cadets at the Military Higher School of the Russian Interior Ministry Troops. The author undertakes the comparative analysis of the cadets’ psychological resistance to adverse situations according to the deviance disposition level. The research methodology combines the psychometrical approach, meta-individual world concept and plural self theory. The research objectives include: studying the self-concept and poly-modal achievement motives of cadets; and comparative analysis of their personal traits with regard to their deviance disposition level – explicit or implicit. The research findings can be applied by psychologists and personnel officers in military higher schools of the Russian Interior Ministry for diagnosing the deviance disposition and its prevention. The materials can be implied in further investigation of personal motivational profiles of potential officers. 

  19. Assessment of the Required Manpower for Shiraz University of Medical Sciences hospitals based on Ministry of Health and Medical Education Method, 2012

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    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: New organization’s success depends on the efficient use of human resources In this study, we aimed to estimate the staffing needs in hospitals of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS according to model proposed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education in 2012. Method: This is a cross-sectional definitive study conducted in three general and six specialized SUMS hospitals. The research tool used was a checklist that determines the number of nurses, paraclinic and service employees and finally the decrease and increase of human resources in the departments of the hospitals regarding Iranian Ministry of Health (MOH issues. The data were collected and analyzed using SPSS software to determine the differences between the current situation in accordance to MOH issues. Results: Results showed that of the nine teaching hospitals of SUMs in 2012, Namazi hospital had 288 redundant staff and Khalili hospital had a shortage of manpower in 8 places . We observeda deficiency in human resources in all the studied hospitals. Also, the distribution of human resources among most of the hospital departments was not conform with MOH issues. Conclusion: Various models have been proposed for estimating human resources of hospitals. Because of better ergometer and time to estimate the correct manpower, the model introduced by the Department of Health is suitable for planning to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the hospitals.

  20. Public health response to the combined Great East Japan Earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant accident: perspective from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan

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    Tomoya Saito

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available At 14:46 on 11 March 2011, eastern Japan was struck by the largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history. With the epicentre off the Sanriku coast, the magnitude 9.0 quake triggered a tsunami, which together with the effects of the quake ignited a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. The damage was grave and widespread with the death toll as of 9 November 2011 at 15 835 and the number of missing and unaccounted for at 3664.1 Immediately after the earthquake, the Japanese Government, local governments in the stricken areas, hospitals, external organizations and volunteers launched coordinated relief and recovery activities. The role of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW in a disaster includes securing medical and nursing care, providing public health services and ensuring the safety of food and water supplies.

  1. Main energy scenario of the federal ministry of the environment for 2050; Scenario energetique directeur du ministere federal de l'environnement pour 2050

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    Bertrand, A

    2007-04-15

    The german federal ministry of the environment (BMU) published the result of a study realized by the DLR, presenting a reference scenario the Leiszenario 2006 which would allow the Germany to reach the objective of a reduction of 80% of the greenhouse effect gases for 2050, without the nuclear power. The document presents the reference statistics, the electric situation for 2020, the hypothesis on the energy prices evolution, the future cost of the renewable energies, the electric power production cost in the the main scenario 2006, the cost of the development of renewable electricity channels from 2000 to 2030, the cost of the development of the heat generation channels by renewable energies, the cost of development of biofuels channels. (A.L.B.)

  2. Dental management of pediatric HIV patients--state of Israel, Ministry of Health Project at Rambam Health Care Campus, 2006-2011.

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    Yavnai, Nirit; Rosen-Walther, Anda; Pery-Front, Yael; Aizenbud, Dror

    2011-01-01

    Over two million children around the world are living with AIDS. Oral health and oral manifestations, such as dental caries and periodontitis, are important issues requiring focus when treating these children. Descriptive data of a project conducted at Rambam Hospital, financed by the Israeli Ministry of Health, are presented in order to investigate and characterize dental treatment for HIV infected children. Thirty-seven infected children, most originating from the Ethiopian community, participated in the project between 2006 and 2011. A total of 724 dental procedures during 185 dental appointments were performed successfully. These children should be provided proactive preventive dental care, while health service providers should undergo further training on prevention and early identification and management of orofacial manifestations. All dental and medical personnel should be made aware of this service in order to refer HIV infected children who can greatly benefit from this special program.

  3. [Supply and demand of medical specialists in the health facilities of the Ministry of Health: national, regional and by type of specialty gaps].

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    Zevallos, Leslie; Pastor, Reyna; Moscoso, Betsy

    2011-06-01

    To characterize the supply, demand and the gap of medical specialists in facilities of the Ministry of Health of Peru (MINSA) at the national, regional and specialty type levels. Observational, descriptive study through which we calculated the supply of medical specialists using secondary sources of MINSA. The analysis of the demand for medical specialists was based on two methodologies: the need for specialists according to the guidelines of classification of the health facilities and according to the epidemiological and demographic profile. The arithmetic difference between the estimated demand and the supply was the procedure used to calculate the gap of medical specialists. The Ministry of Health has a total supply at the national level of 6,074 medical specialists of which 61.5% belong to the clinical specialties, 33.2% to the surgical specialties, 4.9% specialities related to aid to diagnosis and treatment and 0.4% to public health specialties. According to the categorization guideline there is a total demand of 11,176 medical specialists and according to the epidemiological and demographic profile of 11,738. The national estimated gaps found are similar in both methods, although they differ widely across regions and by type of specialty. At the regional level, the gaps are greater in Loreto, Piura, Puno and Madre de Dios when estimating the defficit in relation to the supply. Regarding the speciality, the gap is greater in the four basic specialties: gynecology and obstetrics, pediatrics, internal medicine and general surgery. There is a waid gap between supply and demand of medical specialists at the national and regional levels, as a whole representing approximately 45% of the current offer, regardless of the estimation method.

  4. Correlation between co-authorship and number of citations in Iranian English language journals of ministry of health, indexed in Web of Science (2005-2011

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    Masoud Mohammadi

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Background: Academic collaboration is sharing the expertise, resources and abilities by researchers. This study examined academic collaboration among the authors of articles published in Iranian English language journals of ministry of health, indexed in the Web of Science and its correlation with article citations, 2005-2011. Methods: This study was a descriptive-analytical and cross-sectional study. The data were collected using a researcher-designed checklist. The study population was 6388 articles from 21 Iranian English language journals of ministry of health, indexed in the Web of Science. Data were collected by referring to each journal and counting the number of authors and citations allocated to any article. The obtained data were analyzed by SPSS and Excel software. Results: A total of 6388 articles published in 21 journals were analyzed according to the intended criteria. %17.8 of journals was monthly, %19.6 was tow-monthly and% 62.7 was quarterly. On average, 4.37 authors collaborated in writing each article. The mean of collaborative coefficient was 0.67. There was positively significant correlation between the number of authors and the number of citations to each article. Conclusion: The academic collaboration among the authors of examined articles enjoyed a favorable status, which is indicative of spirit of teamwork among the Iranian researchers. However, the rate of citations to articles in the examined journals was not in a good condition; hence, the factors affecting citation to articles, especially academic collaboration between researchers should be taken into consideration.

  5. Ideal Effect of Self-Learning Process of Adaptation of Graduate Nurses to Face Test Competence in Poltekkes Ministry of Health Makassar, Indonesia

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    Muhammad Nur

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Since the implementation of the rules on liability competency testing for prospective nurses, any nursing college graduates are required to take the exam. The low yield competence test is a real picture of the low academic performance of students. Various factors are thought to have an important influence on the issue. The purpose of this study to see the effect of your ideal self, academic goals, motivation, and GPA to the adaptation process of learning graduates in the face of national competency test in polytechnic Ministry of Health Makassar. This study was observational analytic correlation cross-sectional approach to the new graduate nurses as 107 samples from 192 populations obtained by systematic random sampling. The research was conducted from June to November 2016 at the Department of Nursing of Ministry of Health of Makassar. The results showed that the ideal self correlation with academic goals (r = -0152, p = 0.119, academic goals with the adaptation process (r = 0.040, p = 0.681, the ideal self with academic motivation (r = -0073, p = 0.458 , the ideal self with the adaptation process (r = -0299, p = 0.002, with the goal of academic motivation (r = 0566, p = 0.000, academic motivation in the process of adaptation (r = 0158, p = 0.104, with the academic skills the adaptation process (r = -0.134, p = 0.169. The conclusion that the ideal self is too high to lower the capacity of the adaptation process of learning graduates to prepare for a test of competence nor vice versa. Academic motivation has a strong enough influence on the process of learning adaptation prospective graduate nurses.

  6. Comparison of the Ministry of Health’s tariffs with the cost of radiology services using the activity-based costing method

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    Kalhor, Rohollah; Amini, Saeed; Emami, Majid; Kakasoltani, Keivan; Rhamani, Nasim; Kalhor, Leila

    2016-01-01

    Introduction Efficient use of resources in organizations is one of the most important duties of managers. Appropriate allocation of resources can help managers to do this well. The aim of this study was to determine the cost of radiology services and to compare it with governmental tariffs (introduced by the Ministry of Health in Iran). Methods This was a descriptive and applied study that was conducted using the retrospective approach. First, activity centers were identified on the basis of five main groups of hospital activities. Then, resources and resource drivers, activities, and hospital activity drivers were identified. At the next step, the activities related to the delivery of radiology process were identified. Last, through allocation of activities cost to the cost objects, the cost price of 66 services that were delivered in the radiology department were calculated. The data were collected by making checklists, using the hospital’s information system, observations, and interviews. Finally, the data were analyzed using the non-parametric Wilcoxon test, Microsoft Excel, and SPSS software, version 18. Results The findings showed that from the total cost of wages, materials, and overhead obtained, the unit cost of the 66 cost objects (delivered services) in the Radiology Department were calculated using the ABC method (Price of each unit of Nephrostogram obtained $15.8 and Cystogram obtained $18.4). The Kolmogorov-Smirnov test indicated that the distribution of data of cost price using the ABC method was not normal (p = 0.000). The Wilcoxon test showed that there was a significant difference between the cost of services and the tariff of radiology services (p = 0.000). Conclusions The cost of delivered services in radiology departments was significantly higher than approved tariffs of the Ministry of Health, which can have a negative impact on the quality of services. PMID:27054013

  7. Benchmarking of Percutaneous Injuries at the Ministry of Health Hospitals of Saudi Arabia in Comparison with the United States Hospitals Participating in Exposure Prevention Information Network (EPINet™

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    ZA Memish

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: Exposure to blood-borne pathogens from needle-stick and sharp injuries continues to pose a significant risk to health care workers. These events are of concern because of the risk to transmit blood-borne diseases such as hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and the human immunodeficiency virus.Objective: To benchmark different risk factors associated with needle-stick incidents among health care workers in the Ministry of Health hospitals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia compared to the US hospitals participating in Exposure Prevention Information Network (EPINet ™.Methods: Prospective surveillance of needle-stick and sharp incidents carried out during the year 2012 using EPINet™ ver 1.5 that provides uniform needle stick and sharp injury report form.Results: The annual percutaneous incidents (PIs rate per 100 occupied beds was 3.2 at the studied MOH hospitals. Nurses were the most affected job category by PIs (59.4%. Most PIs happened in patients' wards in the Ministry of Health hospitals (34.6%. Disposable syringes were the most common cause of PIs (47.20%. Most PIs occurred during use of the syringes (36.4%.Conclusion: Among health care workers, nurses and physicians appear especially at risk of exposure to PIs. Important risk factors of injuries include working in patient room, using disposable syringes, devices without safety features. Preventive strategies such as continuous training of health care workers with special emphasis on nurses and physicians, encouragement of reporting of such incidents, observation of sharp handling, their use and implementation of safety devices are warranted.

  8. On the 40th anniversary of the Post graduate studies faculty of state establishment "Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy of Health Ministry of Ukraine"

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    Snysar V.I.

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    Full Text Available In 2013 post graduate studies faculty of SE "Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy of the Health Ministry of Ukraine" celebrates the 40th anniversary. By Decree of the Council of Ministers of USSR and Ministry of Health of USSR № 124 from March 24, 1973 (rector’s order № 38 from 30.03.1973. Doctors’ advanced training faculty was founded on the basis of Dnipropetrovsk Medical Institute of Order of the Red Banner of Labor. For the first time in the Soviet Union it was situated at a distance of 150 km from the main base in the city of Krivoy Rog. Four departments in the main branches: therapy, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology were opened and began successful work. Further, the departments of clinical laboratory diagnostics (1974, traumatology and orthopedics (1975, three departments of stomatology (1976 were organized. Starting from 1979 the departments of Doctors’ advanced training faculty have been organized on the basis of Dnipropetrovsk medical institutions of. The Department of gastroenterology was established in 1979, the department of obstetrics, gynecology and perinatology was founded in 1989, the department of psychiatry - in 1986. The department of medical and social expertise of the Post graduate studies faculty was opened in 1979 by the initiative of the Rector of Dnipropetrovsk Medical Institute Prof. I.I. Krizhanovskaya. Since 1997 one of the departments of therapy has moved to the Post graduate studies faculty and was named "department of therapy of interns and family medicine". In 2005 it was renamed to the department of family medicine. In 1983 the qualification upgrading courses of health care managers were reformed in the department of social hygiene and public health organization of the Post graduate studies faculty. The department of anesthesiology, intensive care and emergency states of the Post graduate studies Faculty separated from the department of anesthesiology and intensive Care in 1986. The department

  9. Economic and market assessment of the Ontario air pollution prevention and control industry: A sector study for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment

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    This study is a comprehensive investigation into global air pollution prevention and control markets, with primary emphasis on domestic and U.S. markets, sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. The objective of the study was to provide an assessment of Ontario's air pollution prevention and control market; identify opportunities for growth in niche markets; analyze the impact of global market forces; and to provide market intelligence to help companies improve their domestic and export market strategies. Findings of the report include: (1) the industry makes a significant contribution to the province's economy, with revenues of $ 823 million and providing 8,505 full-time equivalent jobs; (2) market growth is projected at the rate of 6 per cent domestically and more than 10 per cent globally on an annual basis over the next three years; (3) there is a marked difference in the perception of supply and demand side companies with respect to the influences on the air pollution prevention and control market, and the factors driving purchasing decisions; (4) domestic industrial buyers have been found to have no knowledge or appreciation for current and upcoming air pollution prevention and control technologies available in Ontario; (5) global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emission will add a new and significant dimension to air market demand; (6) the need to attract capital into technology research, development and commercialization is critically important given that technology will be the primary defining basis of competitive advantage in the sector; (7) over 92 per cent of the companies surveyed are selling products and services abroad, nevertheless, there are few successful companies which have taken a strategic, business-oriented approach to penetrating the export market; (8) the supply of experienced, value-adding personnel in technology innovation, business planning, marketing and export market development is insufficient for sector growth

  10. Development of the Health Atlas of Jalisco: A New Web-Based Service for the Ministry of Health and the Community in Mexico

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    Robles, Juan; Fonseca León, Joel

    2016-01-01

    Background Maps have been widely used to provide a visual representation of information of a geographic area. Health atlases are collections of maps related to conditions, infrastructure or services provided. Various countries have put resources towards producing health atlases that support health decision makers to enhance their services to the communities. Latin America, as well as Spain, have produced several atlases of importance such as the interactive mortality atlas of Andalucía, which is very similar to the one that is presented in this paper. In Mexico, the National Institute of Public Health produced the only health atlas found that is of relevance. It was published online in 2003 and is currently still active. Objective The objective of this work is to describe the methods used to develop the Health Atlas of Jalisco (HAJ), and show its characteristics and how it interactively works with the user as a Web-based service. Methods This work has an ecological design in which the analysis units are the 125 municipalities (counties) of the state of Jalisco, Mexico. We created and published online a geographic health atlas displaying a system based on input from official health database of the Health Ministry of Jalisco (HMJ), and some databases from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (NISGI). The atlas displays 256 different variables as health-direct or health-related indicators. Instant Atlas software was used to generate the online application. The atlas was developed using these procedures: (1) datasheet processing and base maps generation, (2) software arrangements, and (3) website creation. Results The HAJ is a Web-based service that allows users to interact with health and general data, regions, and categories according to their information needs and generates thematic maps (eg, the total population of the state or of a single municipality grouped by age or sex). The atlas is capable of displaying more than 32,000 different maps by

  11. [Evaluation of eight Clinical Protocols and Therapeutic Guidelines under the Brazilian Ministry of Health using the AGREE II instrument: a pilot study].

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    Ronsoni, Ricardo De March; Pereira, Claudia Cristina de Aguiar; Stein, Airton Tetelbom; Osanai, Mário Henrique; Machado, Carla Jorge

    2015-06-01

    The number of clinical guidelines is increasing worldwide, while there are concerns regarding their quality. In 2000, the Brazilian Ministry of Health began its process of creating clinical guidelines, called Clinical Protocols and Therapeutic Guidelines (PCDT). The goal of this study was to assess the quality of Brazilian guidelines approved since 2009 using the AGREE II instrument (Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation). We identified 59 PCDT from 2009 to 2012, of which eight were randomly selected and evaluated by three independent evaluators. For the item "recommends the guidelines", two evaluators recommended the use of all eight, but with modifications, and one did not recommend any to the guidelines. Regarding the item "global quality of the guidelines" (varying from 1 to 7), the mean was 4.25 (SD = 0.46). The results showed the need for adjustments in the PCDT in relation to AGREE II domains. However, due to the instrument's limitations, further studies are needed, including the quality of evidence used in the PCDT.

  12. Perceptions of In-Service Elementary School Teachers towards Mathematics and its Teaching Regarding the Official Programs of the Ministry of Public Education

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    Edwin Chaves-Esquivel

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available This study was carried out as part of the research project Utopia in Teaching Mathematics in Elementary School, executed by the School of Mathematics at National University of Costa Rica. This article shows the perception of a group of elementary school educators about mathematics and its teaching. The information was gathered through a 66 question questionnaire, designed to assess the perception of elementary school teachers about mathematics and its teaching in relation to the current programs provided by the Ministry of Public Education, and also their perception of the initial training they obtained when they were studying and in processes of training. Among the main findings are: beliefs of teachers tend to be positive about mathematics and its teaching, and educators teaching primary school levels tend to use more problem-solving exercises in which students can apply their mathematics knowledge, rather than having learners work on routine exercises and memorize rules. However, this aspect should be strengthened and deepened in the processes of training being offered by educational authorities. Although participants considered that students’ beliefs and perceptions are quite important when framing classroom activities, a significant number of them pointed out that mathematics can make students feel insecure. Teachers feel little satisfaction regarding the theoretical aspects, teaching strategies and assessment of mathematics in public schools; they stated that their initial training is not concomitant with the work they must carry out in elementary school classrooms.

  13. The Integrated Oncology Program of the Italian Ministry of Health. Analytical and clinical validation of new biomarkers for early diagnosis: network, resources, methodology, quality control, and data analysis.

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    Paradiso, Angelo; Mangia, Anita; Orlando, Claudio; Verderio, Paolo; Belfiglio, Maurizio; Marchetti, Antonio; Bertario, Lucio; Chiappetta, Gennaro; Gion, Massimo; Tonini, Gian Paolo; Podo, Franca; Vocaturo, Amina; Silvestrini, Rosella; Romani, Massimo; Belloni, Elena; Cavallo, Delia; Ulivi, Paola; Tommasi, Stefania; Steffan, Agostino; Russo, Antonio; Alessio, Massimo; Calistri, Daniele; Zancan, Matelda; Parrela, Paola; Broggini, Massimo; Giuseppe, Antonio; Buttitta, Fiamma; Finocchiaro, Gaetano; Mazzocco, Katia; Veronesi, Giulia; Landuzzi, Lorena; Benevolo, Maria; Mariani, Luciano; De Marco, Federico; Venuti, Aldo; Giannelli, Gianluigi; Quaranta, Michele; Trojano, Vito

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    In 2007, an Italian cancer research group proposed a specific concerted action aimed at the "analytical and clinica validation of new biomarkers for early diagnosis: Network, resources, methodology, quality control, and data analysis." The proposal united 37 national operative units involved in different biomarker studies and it created a strong coordinative body with the necessary expertise in methodologies, statistical analysis, quality control, and biological resources to perform ad hoc validation studies for new biomarkers of early cancer diagnosis. The action, financed by the Italian Ministry of Health within the Integrated Oncology Program (PIO) coordinated by NCI-Istituto Tumori Bari, started in 2007 and activated 7 projects, each of which focused on disease-specific biomarker studies. Overall, the 37 participating units proposed studies on 50 biomarkers, including analytical and clinical validation procedures. Clusters of units were specifically involved in research of early-detection biomarkers for cancers of the lung, digestive tract, prostate/bladder, and nervous system, as well as female cancers. Furthermore, a cluster involved in biomarkers for bioimaging and infection-related cancers was created. The first investigators' meeting, "Analytical and clinical validation of new biomarkers for early diagnosis," was held on 9 September 2008 in Bari. During this meeting, methodological aspects, scientific programs and preliminary results were presented and discussed.

  14. Accord of 14 April 1989 by which four special female agents of the Public Ministry are designated to deal with sexual crimes of rape and indecent assault.

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    This Accord designates 4 special female agents of the Mexican Public Ministry to deal with the sexual crimes of rape and indecent assault, with the objective, among others, of destroying the impunity with which these crimes are committed and strengthening the trust that necessarily must exist between the authorities constitutionally appointed to bring about justice and the women who require it. It also specifies that medical, psychological, gynecological, and other attention required by a victim will be provided by a woman with skill in the various areas. An Accord of 6 September 1989 (Diario Oficial, Vol. 432, No. 5, 7 September 1989, pp. 20-23), enlarges the responsibilities and competence of these female agents to cover all sexual offenses contained in the Criminal Code. It provides that the agents have the power to initiate, pursue, and bring to a conclusion inquiries relating to such crimes. Appended to the Accord are operative rules relating to the agents and a Technical Council that supervises them. The rules contain procedures to be followed in dealing with and attending to the victims of sexual crimes. Bases of collaboration between the Attorney General of the Federal District and the Secretary of Health with respect to the examination of women who have been the victims of sex crimes appear in the Diario Oficial, Vol. 433, No. 19, 27 October 1989, pp. 9-10).

  15. Developing Digital Dashboard Management for Learning System Dynamic Cooperative Simulation Behavior of Indonesia. (Study on Cooperative Information Organization in the Ministry of Cooperatives and SME)

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    Eni, Yuli; Aryanto, Rudy

    2014-03-01

    There are problems being experienced by the Ministry of cooperatives and SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) including the length of time in the decision by the Government to establish a policy that should be taken for local cooperatives across the province of Indonesia. The decision-making process is still analyzed manually, so that sometimes the decisions taken are also less appropriate, effective and efficient. The second problem is the lack of monitoring data cooperative process province that is too much, making it difficult for the analysis of dynamic information to be useful. Therefore the authors want to fix the system that runs by using digital dashboard management system supported by the modeling of system dynamics. In addition, the author also did the design of a system that can support the system. Design of this system is aimed to ease the experts, head, and the government to decide (DSS - Decision Support System) accurately effectively and efficiently, because in the system are raised alternative simulation in a description of the decision to be taken and the result from the decision. The system is expected to be designed dan simulated can ease and expedite the decision making. The design of dynamic digital dashboard management conducted by method of OOAD (Objects Oriented Analysis and Design) complete with UML notation.

  16. How the Projects Implemented by the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration Have Impacted on the Strategies to Reform Public Administration

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    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available In Romania, the process to reform the administration is a mere mirage, similar to a Morgana, endlessly debated upon but little attained, especially through the perspective of the aims set by all the actors entrusted with revolutionizing the public system, be them related to politics or not. In its attempt to join and later to become an integral part of the European Union, Romania has experienced several social and political stages that were characterized by the attempt, through various procedures, to bring to a common denominator our administration with the European ones which are obviously more efficient and closer to the real needs of citizens as well as to the process to bringing public interest to high standards by means of quality public services. The paper herein introduces the aims of two projects that have recently been carried out by The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration in its attempt to collaborated with all the other authorities and public institutions in order to reform administration, namely POCA and The Development of tools and territorial planning models for the support of the subsequent period of programmes post 2013, both aimed to adjust a part of those deep problems that affect to efficient operation of the public institutions.

  17. A triad of pastoral leadership for congregational health and well-being: Leader, manager and servant in a shared and equipping ministry

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    Full Text Available That ministry is to be given back to the laity is a laudable proposition. However, the level of development in many township and village communities is still such that a strong leadership and management facilitation role is demanded of the pastor. In such contexts, the pastor is also the only one who is always available for church tasks. The point of departure of this article was that the pastor is primarily a facilitator who assumes the tasks of a leader, a manager and a servant. The Trinitarian office of Christ is taken as model. Christian leadership, as discussed from a systems perspective, is seen as enabling rather than hegemonic. The pastor fulfils the seven leadership functions in order to equip the saints for their Christian service. Church management is redefined as a process which takes place in meaningful collaboration with others, over against the objectification found in conventional definitions which focus on ‘getting things done through people’. This article discussed servant leadership and service provision as the central purpose of Christian leadership.

  18. Impact of the plant protection practices on the operators' exposure: survey by the communes and ministry of equipment and transport (MET-RW).

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    Godeaux, D; Schiffers, B; Culot, M

    2008-01-01

    In order to gain a better understanding of non-agricultural pesticide use and to prepare the legislative and technical dossiers required under the Water Framework Directive, between October 2006 and March 2007, two surveys were conducted of 97 Walloon communes and 65 districts of the Walloon Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MET) (General Directorates for Motorways and Roads and for Waterway Infrastructure). The questionnaire (26 questions on six topics) was sent by e-mail or fax, with a response rate of 60 out of 97 communes and 33 out of 65 districts. This article describes the health-related aspects of the surveys (environmental aspects are the subject of separate article). The surveys have brought to light a number of bad practices and a growing awareness of the non-agricultural users with respect to health risks. However, bad habits, legislation infringements and a failure to follow good plant protection practice are still a problem and pose major health risks (which endanger the operator and the public). Information, awareness-raising and, especially, training of people therefore remain a priority for non-agricultural users.

  19. The Effect Of Career Development And Working Discipline Towards Working Satisfaction And Employee Performance In The Regional Office Of Ministry Of Religious Affairs In South Sulawesi

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    Muhammad Sofyan

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available The civil servants as the element of state apparatus in executing the nation programs are in charged to do their function and task as the servants of the nation and society. The civil servant should also be able to uphold the officialdom dignity and imagery for the sake of society and nation. However in reality there are still found many civil servants not realizing their task and function which leads to the imbalance in doing their job and resulting over disappointment among the citizen. This study aims to analyze the career development and working discipline towards the satisfaction and performance also career development towards officer performance on the influence towards the employee working satisfaction in the regional office of the Ministry of Religious Affairs in South Sulawesi. This study took sample of 665 respondents. The data was analyzed using SEM Structural Equation Modeling. The results of this study is theoretical findings suggesting that there is positively direct and significant effect of career development towards performance through working satisfaction while the effect of working discipline towards satisfaction career development towards performance and working discipline towards performance are not significantly correlated.

  20. Diagnosis and treatment guidelines for aberrant portal hemodynamics: The Aberrant Portal Hemodynamics Study Group supported by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan.

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    Idiopathic portal hypertension (IPH), causing aberrant portal hemodynamics, is a disease with an as yet unidentified cause and no established treatment protocol. The Japanese research group on IPH in Japan was set up in 1975 by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. Extrahepatic portal obstruction and Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) have since been added to the group's research subjects. The aims of the research group are to accurately evaluate the current status of the three diseases in Japan, elucidate their etiology and pathogenesis, and develop new treatments. Due to the long-term efforts of the Japanese research group, aberrant portal hemodynamics has been investigated in a variety of aspects, from epidemiological and pathological studies to molecular biology analyses. As a result, it has been shown that there are abnormal genes in the liver, specific for IPH. In addition, pathological findings of BCS were internationally compared and the difference in findings between Japan and Europe (or North America) has been clarified. Furthermore, it was found that complication rates of hepatocellular carcinoma in BCS were higher in Japan. Based on the research, "Diagnosis and treatment of aberrant portal hemodynamics (2001)", including diagnostic criteria for aberrant portal hemodynamics, was published in 2001. In 2013, it was revised to "Diagnosis and treatment guidelines for aberrant portal hemodynamics (2013)" after the incorporation of diagnosis and treatment in accordance with its current status.

  1. How are countries in the Western Pacific Region tracking the HIV epidemic? Results from a 2011 survey of ministries of health

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    Wi, Teodora; Calleja, Jesus Garcia

    2012-01-01

    In 2011, as part of the World Health Organization global reporting tool to collect data on the progress of improving the health sector response to HIV/AIDS towards universal access, a questionnaire was sent to ministries of health of Western Pacific Region Member States on the scope and functioning of their HIV surveillance systems. Of the 17 countries that responded, 13 were low- to middle-income countries and four were high-income countries. Regular serosurveillance surveys are conducted with female sex workers in all lower- and middle-income countries that responded to the survey but less so with people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men. Furthermore, there are no surveillance activities of the key populations in most of the Pacific island countries. It is recommended that estimations of high-risk populations be conducted in priority Pacific island countries and tailored surveillance systems be designed. Efforts should also be made to gather and accumulate data from sufficient geographic coverage to allow the HIV epidemic to continue to be monitored. PMID:23971003

  2. The Effectiveness of the Conceptual Change Approach, Explicit Reflective Approach, and Course Book by the Ministry of Education on the Views of the Nature of Science and Conceptual Change in Light Unit

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    Cil, Emine; Cepni, Salih

    2012-01-01

    The aim of this study was to analyze the effectiveness of the conceptual change approach, explicit reflective approach, and the course book by the Ministry of Education on the views toward the nature of science and conceptual change in the Light unit. Three study groups were selected from several seventh grade classes. Two of the three classes,…

  3. Where is the church on Monday? Awakening the church to the theology and practice of ministry and mission in the marketplace

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    Full Text Available Recent research by the Call42 group has shown that South African Christians experience that they are not adequately prepared or equipped for Christian living and discipleship in the world of work – here called the marketplace. This article has argued for the importance of a rediscovery of a theology of work that can empower and equip the church and individual Christians for ministry in the marketplace. The article traces why such a theological deficiency exists in the South African church by considering areas such as an inadequate theology of work and mission, a dualism between faith and work, and an unbalanced emphasis on the role of clergy and a lesser focus on the role of the laity in themissio Dei. Having considered these challenges to the mission and theological identity of the church, the article discusses the three general theological views of the church in South Africa as presented by Smit and adapted by Forster. It considers how the church could become an agent of mission and transformation in the marketplace in each of these three forms. The article comes to the conclusion that the church will need to revisit its missional theology, refocuses its efforts on broader society, and empowers and equips its members for ministry in the marketplace in order to be faithful in partnering with God in the missio Dei.Waar is die kerk op Maandag? Ontwaking van die kerk tot die teologie en praktyk vanbediening en sending in die markplein. Onlangse navorsing deur die Call42 groep het bevind dat Suid-Afrikaanse Christene ervaar dat hulle nie voldoende voorbereid en toegerus is vir die Christelike lewe en dissipelskap in die arbeidsmark - hier genoem die markplein – nie. Hierdie artikel poog om aan te toon dat ’n herontdekking van ’n teologie van werk belangrik is ten einde die kerk in die algemeen asook individuele Christene te bemagtig en toe te rus vir die bediening in die markplein. Hierdie artikel poog dus om die kwessie van die sodanige

  4. [Survey of analytical works for drugs at emergency and critical care centers with high-performance instruments provided by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (at present: Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare) in fiscal 1998--continuation of survey with 2008 survey results as point of reference].

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    Saito, Takeshi; Tominaga, Aya; Nozawa, Mayu; Unei, Hiroko; Hatano, Yayoi; Fujita, Yuji; Iseki, Ken; Hori, Yasushi

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    In a 2008 survey of the 73 emergency and critical care centers around the nation that were equipped with the drug and chemical analytical instrument provided by the Ministry of Welfare (currently the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare) in 1998, 36 of those facilities were using the analytical instruments. Of these 36 facilities, a follow-up survey of the 17 facilities that recorded 50 or analyses per year. Responses were gained from 16 of the facilities and we learned that of those, 14 facilities (87.5%) were conducting analyses using the instrument. There was a positive mutual correlation between the annual number of cases of the 14 facilities conducting analyses with the instrument and the number of work hours. Depending on the instrument in use, average analytical instrument parts and maintenance expenses were roughly three million yen and consumables required a maximum three million yen for analysis of 51-200 cases per year. From this, we calculate that such expenses can be covered under the allowed budget for advanced emergency and critical care centers of 5,000 NHI points (1 point = 10 yen). We found there were few facilities using the instrument for all 15 of the toxic substances recommended for testing by the Japanese Society for Clinical Toxicology. There tended to be no use of the analytical instrument for compounds with no toxicology cases. However, flexible responses were noted at each facility in relation to frequently analyzed compounds. It is thought that a reevaluation of compounds subject to analysis is required.

  5. Employee stress status during the past decade (1982-1992) based on a nation-wide survey conducted by the Ministry of Labour in Japan.

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    Shimizu, Y; Makino, S; Takata, T

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    In this paper we will report the results of nation-wide surveys on employee health conducted and published by the Ministry of Labour in 1982, 1987, and 1992. The subjects were approximately 20,000 employees in 1982, approximately 15,000 in 1987, and approximately 16,000 in 1992, from throughout Japan. Using the results of the surveys, we will show trends in the status of employee work-related stress, as well as trends in means of relaxation over the past decade. The percentage of employees with work-related stress among all subjects gradually increased as follows: 50.6% in 1982, 55.0% in 1987, and 57.3% in 1992. The percentage of employees with work-related stress increased remarkably from 1982 through 1992 among the following groups: the 50-59 age group in males; employees in the electricity, gas, heat and water-supply industries; those in the real estate industry; administrative and managerial workers; employees of large establishments with more than 5,000 employees; and employees performing shift work involving no night duty. The problem of "human relationships in the workplace" was associated with the increasing stress levels among 50-59-year-old males, 40-49-year-old females, employees of large establishments with more than 5,000 employees, those in the real estate industry, and service workers. In terms of means of relaxing to relieve fatigue and stress, employees tended to engage in active pursuits such as "eating out and shopping" and "driving and traveling" over the past decade. In 1992, on the other hand, 22.0% of males and 5.9% of females selected "smoking" as a means of relaxation. This shows the need for stress management in the workplace in order to prevent health problems related to smoking.

  6. [Remunerations, benefits and labor incentives perceived by health care workers in Peru: an analysis comparing the Ministry of Health and the Social Insurance, 2009].

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    Pardo, Karim; Andia, Marcelino; Rodriguez, Amado; Pérez, Walter; Moscoso, Betsy

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    To describe the main characteristics of the general salaries situation and the incentive policies of health care workers of Peru, comparing them by their origin institution and type of contract. A mixed design study was done including both quantitative and qualitative components during 2008 and 2009 with both professional and technical personnel of the Ministry of Health (MINSA) and the Social Insurance (EsSalud) in Peru. The salary structure was primarily evaluated considering incentives, bonuses and other remunerations according to position, type of contract and work place. Remuneration and bonus policies at the national level are determined by the responsibilities and amount of time served. The type of contract is determined by the programs of the public system (DL 276) and the private system (DL 728), also by the Special Program of Contract Services Administration (CAS) and exclusively in MINSA contracting is determined by local health administration Committees (CLAS). The salary structure differs between both types of institutions, especially with respect to incentives and benefits. An special economic incentive for assistance (AETA) is unique to MINSA, but the proportion of assistance varies by region. The professionals of MINSA have lower salaries than those of EsSalud, in all types of contracts. A professional contracted through CAS generally has a lower salary than staff peers in MINSA, though this situation is reversed in EsSalud. The lowest salaries are found in contracts made through CLAS. The structure and salary amounts differ between MINSA and EsSalud, just as they differ by existing contracting types.

  7. Library Research Instruction for Doctor of Ministry Students: Outcomes of Instruction Provided by a Theological Librarian and by a Program Faculty Member

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    Charles D. Kamilos

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available At some seminaries the question of who is more effective teaching library research is an open question.  There are two camps of thought: (1 that the program faculty member is more effective in providing library research instruction as he or she is intimately engaged in the subject of the course(s, or (2 that the theological librarian is more effective in providing library research instruction as he or she is more familiar with the scope of resources that are available, as well as how to obtain “hard to get” resources.   What began as a librarian’s interest in determining the extent to which Doctor of Ministry (DMin students begin their research using Google, resulted in the development of a survey.  Given the interesting results returned from the first survey in fall of 2008, the survey was conducted again in the fall of 2011.  The results of the comparative data led to the discovery of some useful data that will be used to adjust future instruction sessions for DMin students.  The results of the surveys indicated that the instruction provided by the theological librarian was more effective as students were more prepared to obtain and use resources most likely to provide the best information for course projects. Additionally, following the instruction of library research skills by the librarian (2011 survey, DMin students were more likely to begin the search process for information resources using university provided catalogs and databases than what was reported in the 2008 survey. The responses to the two surveys piqued interest regarding both eBook use during the research process and the reduction of research frustration to be addressed in a follow-up survey to be given in 2014, results of which we hope to report in a future article.

  8. [Urinary L-type fatty acid binding protein (L-FABP) as a new urinary biomarker promulgated by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan].

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    Kamijo-Ikemori, Atsuko; Ichikawa, Daisuke; Matsui, Katsuomi; Yokoyama, Takeshi; Sugaya, Takeshi; Kimura, Kenjiro

    2013-07-01

    Liver-type fatty acid binding protein (L-FABP) is a 14kDa protein found in the cytoplasm of human renal proximal tubules. Fatty acids are bound with L-FABP and transported to the mitochondria or peroxisomes, where fatty acids are beta-oxidized, and this may play a role in fatty acid homeostasis. Moreover, L-FABP has high affinity and capacity to bind long-chain fatty acid oxidation products, and may be an effective endogenous antioxidant. Renal L-FABP is rarely expressed in the kidneys of rodents. In order to evaluate the pathological dynamics of renal L-FABP in kidney disease, human L-FABP chromosomal transgenic mice were generated. Various stress, such as massive proteinuria, hyperglycemia, hypertension, and toxins overloaded in the proximal tubules were revealed to up-regulate the gene expression of renal L-FABP and increase the excretion of L-FABP derived from the proximal tubules into urine. In clinical studies of chronic kidney disease (CKD), urinary L-FABP accurately reflected the degree of tubulointerstitial damage and correlated with the rate of CKD progression. Furthermore, a multicenter trial has shown that urinary L-FABP is more sensitive than urinary protein in predicting the progression of CKD. With respect to diabetic nephropathy and acute kidney disease (AKI), urinary L-FABP is an early diagnostic of kidney disease or a predictive marker for renal prognosis. After many clinical studies, urinary L-FABP was approved as a new tubular biomarker promulgated by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan.

  9. Annual report on reactor safety research projects sponsored by the Ministry of Economics and Labour of the Federal Republic of Germany. Reporting period 2004. Progress report

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    Within its competence for energy research, the Bundesministerium fuer Wirtschaft und Technology (BMWi) (Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology) sponsors investigations into the safety of nuclear power plants. The objective of these investigations is to provide fundamental knowledge, procedures and methods to contribute to realistic safety assessments of nuclear installations, to the further development of safety technology and to make use of the potential of innovative safety-related approaches. The Gesellschaft fuer Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) mbH, by order of the BMWi, continuously issues information on the status of such investigations by publishing semi-annual and annual progress reports within the series of GRS-F-Fortschrittsberichte (GRS-F-Progress Reports). Each progress report represents a compilation of individual reports about the objectives, work performed, results achieved, next steps of the work etc. The individual reports are prepared in a standard form by the research organisations themselves as documentation of their progress in work and are published by the Research Management Division of GRS within the framework of general information on the progress in reactor safety research. The compilation of the reports is classified according to general topics related to reactor safety research. Further, use is made of the classification system 'Joint Safety Research Index' of the CEC (Commission of the European Communities). The reports are arranged in sequence of their project numbers. It has to be pointed out that the authors of the reports are responsible for the contents of this compilation. The BMWi does not take any responsibility for the correctness, exactness and completeness of the information nor for the observance of private claims of third parties. (orig.)

  10. Longitudinal analysis of serological tests officially adopted by the Brazilian Ministry of Health for the diagnosis of canine visceral leishmaniasis in dogs vaccinated with Leishmune®.

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    Marcondes, Mary; de Lima, Valéria Marçal Félix; de Araújo, Maria de Fátima Lereno; Hiramoto, Roberto Mitsuyoshi; Tolezano, José Eduardo; Vieira, Rafael F C; Biondo, Alexander W

    2013-11-08

    Development of vaccines against canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) may provide a prophylactic barrier, but antibody response detected by standard diagnostic techniques may not separate vaccinated from naturally infected dogs. Moreover, anti-Leishmania antibody levels in vaccinated dogs may be detectable for months. Accordingly, the aim of the present study was to comparatively evaluate an "in-house" ELISA with three serological tests officially adopted by the Brazilian Ministry of Health for the diagnosis of CVL in dogs vaccinated with Leishmune(®). A total of 18 mongrel dogs were submitted to a complete protocol of the vaccine, monitored and evaluated in 5 times (T0-T4) up to 180 days after T0. Twenty-one days after the first dose (T1), 50% of the dogs were seropositive by the "in-house" ELISA and 5.5% by IFAT, while by the official ELISA and DPP(®) CVL rapid test all dogs tested negative. At time T2, 42 days after of the first dose, 100%, 83.3%, 11.1%, and 5.5% of the dogs were seropositive by the "in-house" ELISA, IFAT, official ELISA kit and the DPP(®) CVL rapid test, respectively. Ninety days after the first dose (T3), 100%, 83.3%, 72.2% and 33.3% of the dogs were seropositive by the "in-house" ELISA, official ELISA kit, IFAT, and the DPP(®) CVL rapid test, respectively. Finally, at time T4, 88.8%, 33.3%, 11.1% and 5.5% of the dogs were seropositive by the "in-house" ELISA, official ELISA kit, DPP(®) CVL rapid test and IFAT, respectively. In conclusion, dogs vaccinated with Leishmune(®) cross-react by an "in-house" ELISA and by the three official Brazilian serological tests for the diagnosis of canine visceral leishmaniasis up to six months after the first vaccine dose, and may be mistakenly diagnosed and removed.

  11. Visit of Dr Stahl, Secretary of State, Federal Ministry for Education Science, Research and Technology, Germany, accompanied by MinDirig Dr Eschelbacher and MinR Dr Freytag

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    Visiting CERN on 19 January was Helmut Stahl, Secretary of State of the German Federal Ministry of Science, Education, Research and Technology (centre) seen here admiring prototype magnets for CERN's LHC proton collider with new President of CERN Council Hans Eschelbacher (right) and German delegate to CERN Council Arno Freytag. In the background is Dietrich Gusewell, Head of CERN's EST (Engineering Support and Technologies) Division.

  12. An Overview of the Role of the Unit Ministry Team (UMT) in Operation Desert/Shield/Desert Storm with a Critical Evaluation of Religious Support Activities and Technical Doctrine, and Command Team Assessment of UMT Actions, Capabilities and Effectiveness

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    1992-04-03

    for industrial chaplaincies, perform ministry in a unique institution. Sociologist Erving Goffman called this unique social structure a "Total...20. 9. Richard G. Hutcheson Jr., The Churches and the Chaplaincy, p. 17. 10. Erving Goffman , Asylums, p. 15. 11. Chaplain Corps Mini-FAA...1980. Goffman , Erving . Asylums. Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, Anchor Books, 1961. Goldman, Nancy L. "Trends in Family Patterns of

  13. Scottish influences upon the Reformed churches in north-west England, c. 1689-1829:a study of the ministry within the Congregational and Presbyterian churches in Lancashire, Cumberland and Westmorland

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    This thesis examines developments within the ministry of the Congregational churches of the north-west of England in the period 1689-1829, with a number of aims in mind. In focusing on the role of Scottish-born and Scottish-trained ministers within these churches the attempt had been made to get away from the narrow national and denominational dogmas that have constrained our understanding of English Congregationalism. In line with recent historiographical attempts to produce historical expla...

  14. Clinical treatment outcomes of tuberculosis treated with the basic regimen recommended by the Brazilian National Ministry of Health using fixed-dose combination tablets in the greater metropolitan area of Goiânia, Brazil *

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    OBJECTIVE: To describe the rates of cure, treatment failure, and treatment abandonment obtained with the basic regimen recommended by the Brazilian National Ministry of Health-rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for two months, followed by isoniazid and rifampin for four months-involving the use of fixed-dose combination tablets (self-administered treatment), as well as to describe adverse events and their potential impact on treatment outcomes. METHODS: This was a descriptive s...

  15. Environmental aspects in plant protection practices of non-agricultural pesticide users : case study of communes and the ministry of public works and transport (MET) of the Walloon region (Belgium)

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    In order to gain a better understanding of non-agricultural pesticide use and to prepare the legislative and technical dossiers required under the Water Framework Directive, between October 2006 and March 2007, two surveys were conducted of 97 Walloon communes and 65 districts of the Walloon Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MET) (General Directorates for Motorways and Roads and for Waterway Infrastructure). The questionnaire (26 questions on six topics) was sent by e-mail or fax, wi...

  16. [An analysis of the Ministry of Health of Brazil investments in research and development between 2000-2002: a base line towards future valuations beginning with the implementation of the National Health Research Priority Agenda].

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    The aim of this paper is to examine the Ministry of Health of Brazil investments in research and development in health (R&D/H) between the years of 2000-2002, trying to contrast them with the items of the National Health Research Priority Agenda, in order to attempt a base line that makes capable future evaluations on the inductor role. The data was collected by a research carried out with the main goal of measure resources invested in R&D/H in the country on the period, considering only the Ministry of Health investments. The researches were independently categorized by 2 researchers based on 24 subdivisions which compose the Agenda. The amount of the resources invested by the Ministry of Health on the period was of R$ 199.3 millions. Most of the expense was related to researches in transmittable diseases (31.5%), followed by systems and policies in health (16.3%) and communication and information in health (8.6%). Conditions that represent a substantial disease burden (non transmittable diseases, mental health, violence, accidents and traumas, elderly person health) received relative small amount of resource. The work establishes a starting point from which managers of scientific and technological policy may assess the progressive influence of the Agenda and the reduction of the identified imbalances.

  17. 10 December 2015 - Director-General for Research, Italian Ministry of Education, Research and University V. Di Felice visiting LHC superconducting magnet assembly hall and CERN Control centre with Director for Research and Scientific Computing S. Bertolucci.

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    Dr Vincenzo Di Felice Director-General for Research Ministry of Education, Research and University Italian Republic were also present: A. Di Donato, MIUR; M. Gargano, MIUR - INFN Auditor; F. Ciardiello, MIUR - INFN Auditor; A. Mondera, Court of Auditors - INFN Auditor; S. Odorizzi, AD Tassullo S.p.A.; M. Dalpiaz, Tassullo S.p.A.; F. Conforti, Tassullo S.p.A; A. Sartor, Tassullo S.p.A.; D. Bonn, Tassullo S.p.A.; M. Allegri, INFN; F. Ferroni, INFN President; S. Falciano, INFN Vice President; A. Zoccoli, INFN Executive Member; U. Dosselli, Scientific Attaché, Permanent Mission to the UNOG.

  18. [Biomarkers in rheumatology. Biomarkers and imaging for the diagnosis and stratification of rheumatoid arthritis and spondylarthritis in the ArthroMark network funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research].

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    Häupl, T; Appel, H; Backhaus, M; Burkhardt, H; Grünke, M; Grützkau, A; Hoppe, B; Listing, J; Ostendorf, B; Rudwaleit, M; Sieper, J; Skapenko, A; Skriner, K; Sörensen, T; Stuhlmüller, B; Zink, A; Schulze-Koops, H; Burmester, G-R

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    The introduction of biologics has continuously increased the demand for biomarkers for early diagnosis and therapeutic stratification. ArthroMark, a research network funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, aims to establish such biomarkers for rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritides. Biobanks and previous work on genotyping, gene expression and autoreactivity profiling build the basis. Bioinformatic networks will help to harmonize the investigations and a clinical study with modern imaging techniques to characterize the functional relevance of the new biomarkers as effectively as possible. To validate the markers for diagnostic application the network aims to expand gradually.

  19. The Cossack troops of Russia on the eve of "Great reforms" of Alexander II: (on materials the vsepoddanneyshikh of reports of the Ministry of Defence for 1858–1862

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    Full Text Available In article the data on a condition of the Cossack troops on the eve of "Great reforms" of Alexander II submitted in the vsepoddanneyshikh reports of the Ministry of Defence for the first fifth anniversary of their official publication from 1858 to 1862 are analyzed. The statistical materials generalized by us reflect demographic processes among the Cossacks, military and economic development of the Cossack troops, situation in education and so forth during the specified period. In article the assumption of possible influence of contents of reports on the made decisions concerning the Cossacks becomes.

  20. Hearing of Mr. Francois Roussely, President of EdF; Audition de M. Francois Roussely, President d'EdF

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    2005-07-01

    This document is the proceedings of the hearing of F. Roussely, President of Electricite de France (EdF), at the commission of economic affairs of the French house of commons, about the advisability of the construction of the EPR (European pressurized reactor) demonstration plant and about its possible financing by EdF. In a first part, F. Roussely recalls the European context of deregulation of energy markets and its impact of the French electric power industry (opening of the French market, industrial and social actions of EdF, need of a new generation of nuclear reactor, preservation of EdF's energy mix, warranty of public utility, un-bundling between energy trade and distribution, EdF's turnover and profitability, EdF's foreign daughter companies). In a second part, F. Roussely answers a series of questions asked by the different members of the commission concerning the different points presented in the first part. (J.S.)

  1. Structure of the St. Francois Mountains and surrounding lead belt, S. E. Missouri: Inferences from thermal IR and other data sets. [Ozard Plateau and St. Francois Mountains

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    Arvidson, R. E. (Principal Investigator)

    1981-01-01

    Day-IR, day-visible, and night-IR image data sets were analyzed. All three images were contrast enhanced, using a linear stretch. The night-IR image was destriped using a box-car filtering approach. Apparent thermal inertia images were generated from the data. The enhanced data and the apparent thermal inertia image were also registered and overlayed onto shaded relief images depicting topography and onto a colored version of the Missouri geologic map. The combination of the apparent thermal inertial image and the shaded relief map proved to have the greatest discriminability in terms of portraying linear features. The reason seems to be that the vegetation canopy on the Ozark Plateau is different topography, tend to emphasize subtle topographic effects.

  2. Studies on the Safety Constructive of Portal Websites within the Ministry of Land and Resources%国土资源部门户网站安全建设探讨

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    王建兵

    2012-01-01

    由于国土资源部门户网站代表着国土资源部政府的形象,所以,确保门户系统的安全稳定运行具有重大意义。本文结合国家信息系统安全等级保护政策和要求,探讨如何有效建立以强制访问控制为核心的国土资源部门户网站安全防护体系。%Portal websites of the Ministry of Land and Resources is the government's image.Ensuring the security and stability of the system is of great importance.With the considering on the levels of security information systems policies of country and requirements,this paper discusses how to effectively establish a mandatory access control which could be as the core of the Ministry of Land and portal of security system.

  3. On the Organizational System of the Ministry of Justice in Song Dynasty---The Static Study of Institutional History%宋代刑部建制述论--制度史的静态研究

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    2016-01-01

    The system of Ministry of Justice (Xingbu)in Song Dynasty inherited from Sui and Tang Dy-nasties.During Song Dynasty,the functional changes of the Ministry could be divided into two stages:in the early Northern Song Dynasty,the power of the Ministry was deprived by the Punishment Revie-wing Office (Shenxinyuan)and the Bureau of Judicial Investigation for the Capital (Jiuchazaijingxingy-usi),though the Minstry was not a hollowed-out shell as its j udicial power to exonerate death row in-mates and its duties such as reemploying officers according to the order of pardon remained.Among the four central j udicial institutions,the Ministry was responsible for reviewing death penalty;meantime, the Court of Judicial Review (Dalisi)was the highest judicial organization,the Punishment Reviewing Office reviewed the case after the judgement of the Court of Judicial Review,and the Censorate (Yushi-tai)was the highest judicial supervisory organization.In the 5th year of Yuanfeng,the newly bureau-cratic system was promulgated,which indicated the strengthen of the Emperor-centred centralization in legal-political area in Song Dynasty.The system stipulated the Minister (Shangshu),Vice Minister (Shilang),the Directors (Langzhong)and Vice Directors (Yuanwailang)of the Bureau of Punishments (Xingbusi),the Criminal Administration Bureau (Duguansi),the Bureau of Review (Bibusi)and the Transit Authorization Bureau (Simensi)which were belonged to the Ministry of Justice reinstated their former responsibilities dealing with criminal laws,lawsuits,reporting inextricable cases,absolution and remission,and reemploying officers.After the restructuring,the Court of Judicial Review and the Ministry of Justice were the only two central judicial institutions while the Censorate remained a super-visory organization.Every submitting case should be judged by the Court of Judicial Review,discussed by the Ministry of Justice,presented to the State Councilor (Zaizhi),and decided by the Emperor, which

  4. Ma jutustan teile oma loo : märkmeid aastast 1998 / Lilian Vellerand

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    1999-01-01

    Eesti teatrite hooajast 1998 ja tagasivaateid minevikku. Pikemalt on vaatluse all P. Jalaka "Libahunt", mida võrreldakse varasemate lavastustega (M. Mikiveri lavastused 1968,1974, 1986), ja L. Petersoni "Antigone"(võrreldakse 1982. aasta lavastusega). Kasut. kirjandus lk. 14

  5. Balansseerimine abstraktse liikumise ning tähendusliku loo vahel / Evelin Lagle

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    Lagle, Evelin

    2008-01-01

    "Augusti tantsufestival" Tallinnas Kanuti gildi saalis 21.-31. VIII 2008. Tantsulavastustest "Gallina Aquatica", "Creating Sense", "Mi madre y yo", "Ball", "Radiodance", "And I just stood there watching the sky and the people below"

  6. A Sartrean Loo k on Kundera's L'idenüté

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    Silvia Cristina Gabriel

    2000-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper proposes an aestheticreading of Milan Kundera's L'idenüté. The reconstruction and solidification of the inner dynamics of this work is done from the stand point of existential philosophy, such as it is imprinted and defended by Jean-Paul Sartre's first philosophical book L'etre et le néant and his novel La nausée. It is thus a reading of L'idenüté based upon Sartre's l'etre·pour-autrui, modality that flows from the Czech novelist's own text and -based upon the characters' dialectics- is nailed within the Eirifühlung of a loving relationship marked by the loak. In this context. the A. examines whether the 'Kunderian' characters have paid the cost imposedon them by the (greatest French existentialist in order to protect their "identity".In other words. whether they have chosen to tum provisionally into that immobile and exterior objectivity into which liberiy, defining them as jor-themselves. has become past and foreign.

  7. Arlecchino räägib legendaarse võrgutaja tõelise loo / Anneli Sihvart

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    Itaalia maskiteatri Pantakin Company etendus "L'Arlecchino don Giovanni" veekarnevalil Admiraliteedi basseini juures 17. juulil 2011. Pantakin Company'st, mis loodi Veneetsias 1995. a., hoidmaks elavana commedia dell'aete ja maskiteatri traditsioone

  8. Balansseerimine abstraktse liikumise ning tähendusliku loo vahel / Evelin Lagle

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    Lagle, Evelin

    2008-01-01

    "Augusti tantsufestival" Tallinnas Kanuti gildi saalis 21.-31. VIII 2008. Tantsulavastustest "Gallina Aquatica", "Creating Sense", "Mi madre y yo", "Ball", "Radiodance", "And I just stood there watching the sky and the people below"

  9. Arlecchino räägib legendaarse võrgutaja tõelise loo / Anneli Sihvart

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    2011-01-01

    Itaalia maskiteatri Pantakin Company etendus "L'Arlecchino don Giovanni" veekarnevalil Admiraliteedi basseini juures 17. juulil 2011. Pantakin Company'st, mis loodi Veneetsias 1995. a., hoidmaks elavana commedia dell'aete ja maskiteatri traditsioone

  10. Ma jutustan teile oma loo : märkmeid aastast 1998 / Lilian Vellerand

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    Eesti teatrite hooajast 1998 ja tagasivaateid minevikku. Pikemalt on vaatluse all P. Jalaka "Libahunt", mida võrreldakse varasemate lavastustega (M. Mikiveri lavastused 1968,1974, 1986), ja L. Petersoni "Antigone"(võrreldakse 1982. aasta lavastusega). Kasut. kirjandus lk. 14

  11. Tartus näeb taas armastust / Kaisa Karu ja Egle Loo

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    Tartus toimuva filmifestivali tARTuFF filmidest tutvustavalt: Aleksi Salmenperä "Paha pere" (Soome 2010), Lone Scherfigi "Haridus" (Inglise 2009), Deepa Mehta "Maapealne taevas" (Kanada 2008), Yojiro Takita "Lahkumised" (Jaapan 2008), Max Mayeri "Adam" (USA 2009)

  12. Tartus näeb taas armastust / Kaisa Karu ja Egle Loo

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    Karu, Kaisa

    2010-01-01

    Tartus toimuva filmifestivali tARTuFF filmidest tutvustavalt: Aleksi Salmenperä "Paha pere" (Soome 2010), Lone Scherfigi "Haridus" (Inglise 2009), Deepa Mehta "Maapealne taevas" (Kanada 2008), Yojiro Takita "Lahkumised" (Jaapan 2008), Max Mayeri "Adam" (USA 2009)

  13. Korean Affairs Report, No. 298.

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    zero percent rise in wholesale prices and the nation’s improving international payments position. The original 5-year plan envisions an annual 10...of the Bolivian paper ULTIMA HORA ; the delegation of the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Burundi headed by Maceri Francois, director of

  14. Iniciativas sobre Desarrollo Urbano enunciadas por el Ministerio de la Vivienda y Urbanismo, marzo de 1979. /Urban Development Initiatives announced by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, March 1979.

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    Parrochia Beguin, Juan Antonio

    2001-07-01

    Full Text Available El autor expone su parecer, en 1979, en materias de: el suelo y su valor, la ciudad, la infraestructura urbana y el desgaste de las instalaciones, la situación de la extensión urbana en Chile, y las perspectivas futuras, al momento de comunicarse las iniciativas sobre Desarrollo Urbano por el Ministerio de la Vivienda y Urbanismo en ese mismo año. /The author gives his point of view, in 1979, on the themes of: land and its value, the city, urban infrastructure and depreciation, the situation of urban extension in Chile, and future perspectives. This relates to the moment of communication, by the Chilean Ministry of Housing and Urbanism, of its Urban Development Iniciatives in that year.

  15. Circular of the General Office of the Ministry of Commerce on Issues Concerning Examination and Approval of Foreign-Invested Projects of Selling Goods via the Internet and Automat

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    @@ Competent commerce departments and national economic and technological development zones of provinces, autonomous areas, municipalities directly under the central government, cities specifically designated in the state plan, Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, Harbin,Changchun, Shenyang, Jinan, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu and Xi'an: To further exert the positive role of the sales means of the Internet and automat in such aspects as reducing business costs, promoting the circulation of commodities and pulling consumption, the circular on issues concerning examination and approval foreign-invested projects of selling goods via the Internet and automat shall, in accordance with the requirements on simplifying and reducing the procedures for examination and approval as specified in the Several Opinions of the State Council on Further Dong a Good Job in the Utilization of Foreign Investment (Guo Fa [2010] No.9), be hereby notified as follows:Ministry of Commerce of 1 Sales via the Internet

  16. Persist in and Carry Forward the Integrative Medical Research——Speech at the 6th National General Congress of Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine by Academician CHEN Zhu,Minister of Ministry of Health

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    @@ The 6th National General Congress of Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine(CAIM)was convened at 19-20,April 2008 in Beijing.Academician CHEN Zhu,the minister of Ministry of Health indicated at the congress that the integration of Chinese and Westem medicine is very well in keeping with the situation of our countw and the general rule of development in medical science;and as a good integration of Chinese medicine and Western medicine,it is mutually beneficial and advantageous to both of them.Seeing the creativity shown in integrative medical investigation in theoretic and methodological sides,we should and must persist in and develop it.

  17. Features of organization and extra-curricular classes on the subject “Special physical education” with the cadets of higher educational establishments of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

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    Evtushov F.M.

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    Full Text Available Concepts “Off-hour employments” are considered in the system of physical training of students of higher educational establishments of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The ways of perfection of method of their organization and leadthrough are shown taking into account modern requirements to physical training of officers. It is suggested to unite in a single process preparations educational, sporting mass and athletic-health-improvement work by bringing of proper корректив in curricula and programs of preparation. It is recommended to examine off-hour employments as component part of educational training process. The necessity of account of results of participation of students is marked for competition activity to on professionally-applied to the types of sport. Preparations which conform to the modern requirements and standards are resulted recommendation on the correction of curricula and programs.

  18. The management of the Special Government Take by the Ministry of the Environment: a proposal to integrate with the environmental licensing system; A gestao da Participacao Especial pelo Ministerio do Meio Ambiente: uma proposta de integracao com o licenciamento ambiental

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    Toledo Neto, Eduardo [Agencia Nacional do Petroleo, Gas Natural e Biocombustiveis (ANP), Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)

    2008-07-01

    The Special Government Take has a function of compensate the municipal, states and federal government for the resulting from externally exploration and production process in a legal percentage system. That financial compensation correspond to a tax in oil exploration for Brazilian Environment Ministry, in consequence of the excess volume of production or the surplus profitability obtained from petroleum or natural gas concession industry, estimated about four billions and three hundred millions of reals in the period of 1999 to 2008. This study analyze the Special Government Take, concluding that no exist the use for the environmental control, as well as applied in projects and studies to get better environmental licensing process, and also no have effects of financial resources to environmental preservation and damages recuperation produced by petroleum industry. (author)

  19. Experiencia en el manejo del paciente con VIH entre médicos de la Secretaría de Salud Experience in HIV patient care among physicians of the National Health Ministry

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    Carlos Magis-Rodríguez

    1999-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Conocer la experiencia que los médicos de la Secretaría de Salud (SSA han obtenido en el manejo del sujeto infectado por el VIH y en el uso de antirretrovirales. MATERIAL Y MÉTODOS: Se realizó un estudio transversal, con el apoyo del Consejo Nacional para la Prevención y el Control del SIDA (CONASIDA, en marzo-mayo de 1998. Se proporcionaron cuestionarios autoaplicables a médicos de la SSA con experiencia en el manejo clínico del paciente con VIH, al inicio de cinco simposios sobre VIH/SIDA, realizados en diversas ciudades del país. El análisis estadístico incluyó la prueba ji². RESULTADOS: Se recolectaron 181 encuestas. La mediana de pacientes con VIH atendidos fue de cuatro (intervalo 1-97. De los médicos encuestados, 36.5% manifestó administrar antirretrovirales (35.4% prescribía los análogos de los nucleósidos, y 9.9%, los inhibidores de proteasa. Los fármacos más usados fueron AZT y ddI (40.3%. Expresó 17.7% de los médicos haber utilizado la cuenta de linfocitos T CD4+, y 8.8% la carga viral como indicadores pronósticos y de respuesta a la farmacoterapia. CONCLUSIONES: Se observó una baja proporción de médicos de la SSA con experiencia en el manejo del paciente con VIH y en el uso de los antirretrovirales. Se deben enfocar esfuerzos para mejorar la atención de los pacientes VIH positivos mediante la capacitación del personal médico.OBJETIVE: To determine the experience of the National Health Ministry Physicians in the management of HIV infecetd patients and in the use of antiretrovirals. MATERIAL AND METHOD: A descriptive, observational and transversal study was performed, with support from the National AIDS Council from March to May 1998. Self-applicable questionnaires were filled by National Health Ministry physicians with experience in HIV patient clinical care, at the beginning of 5 different meetings on HIV/AIDS in several cities of the country. Statistical analysis included the chi² test. RESULTS

  20. 水利部行政审批监管平台建设方案探讨%Discussion about Construction Scheme of Administrative Examination and Approval Supervision Platform of Ministry of Water Resources

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    王爱莉; 程琳; 郑策; 闻彬

    2015-01-01

    为了规范行政审批行为,改进行政审批有关工作,在参考调研各相关部委和流域机构已建平台的基础上,分析水利部行政审批业务存在的问题,建设审批监管信息系统,提出水利部行政审批监管平台建设方案。方案对在线申报、窗口受理、行政审批、实物流转、数据交换、监控管理进行系统设计,提出实现与相关业务系统的无缝对接,以及进行数据库建设,并明确提出水利部本级和流域机构采用“统一开发、分别部署”的方式,最终实现水利部本级和流域机构全部行政审批事项网上预受理和预审查,投资项目涉水审批事项与国家发展和改革委员会的投资项目在线审批监管平台网上并联审批,以及行政审批事项网上办理、全过程监管。%In order to regulate the administrative examination and approval, improve the relevant work of administrative examination and approval, on the basis of reference to the relevant ministries and river basin agencies have been built, the article analyzes the existing problems in the administrative examination and approval of the Ministry of water conservancy, constructs approval regulatory information system, proposes administrative examination and approval supervision platform of the Ministry of water conservancy. The scheme designs online reporting, the admissibility of the window, the administrative examination and approval, material transfer, data exchange, monitoring and management, puts forward and realize seamless joint with related business, constructs the database, clearly puts forward the water conservancy department at the same level and watershed organizations to adopt"unified development, deployment”, and ultimately realizes administrative examination and approval of all items subject online pre and pre review in the water conservancy department at the same level and watershed organizations, investment projects wading

  1. Thermo-fluid simulation of a rotating disc with radial cooling passages / Francois Holtzhausen

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    Holtzhausen, Francois

    2003-01-01

    Turbine blade cooling via internal cooling channels is a very important aspect in modern-day gas turbine cycles. The need for blade cooling stems from the fact that higher cycle efficiencies requires higher maximum temperatures and therefore also higher turbine inlet temperatures. In order to evaluate the effects of these cooling flows on the cycle as a whole under various load conditions, it is necessary to simulate the compressible flow with heat transfer within the channe...

  2. [Julien-Francois Jeannel (1814-1896). A "Prothee", or a singular military pharmacist officer].

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    Galmiche, J

    1998-01-01

    Military pharmacist officer since 1838, Julien Jeannel studied medicine too (1838 Class). During the algerian campaign (1840), surrounded inside Medea, he slaughtered the whole part of sick animals to cook up bubbles next changed into stock cubes (Never patented!). Nominated in Toulouse and further in Bordeaux, he wrote many books about worker's medicine, anaesthesia, suicide, syphilis, prostitution as well as a french Codex the Army used until 1918. In 1858, he set up the A.G.M.F. (French General Practitioner's Association). He enlarged the purpose of cultural gardens and promoted reforestation,. Imperial Guard Field-officer during the 1870-71 War, he was among the Metz besieged; there, he contrived a gadget: small hydrogen balloons carrying letters - a king of "air mail"! After retiring, he founded with Ferau and Papillion the Lille Free Medical University. Then he ended his life at Villefranche sur Mer, devoted to botany and natural sciences; he published "Les Fables de La Fontaine" meant for young people.

  3. Mälujälgede historiseerimine / Francois Dosse ; tõlk. Triinu Tamm

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    Dosse, Francois

    2006-01-01

    Sündmuste tähtsuse hindamisest lähtudes nende poolt jäetud jälgedest. Mälust ja ajaloost kui mineviku selekteerimise viisidest. Walter Benjamini, Henry Rousso, Paul Ricoeur, Tzvetan Todorovi, Ernest Renani jt. mälu ja ajaloo seoste käsitlustest. Paul Ricoeu mälu fenomenoloogiast : võimest mäletada, kunstist unustada ja oskusest andestada.

  4. Alfred Francois Donné (1801-78): a pioneer of microscopy, microbiology and haematology.

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    Diamantis, Aristidis; Magiorkinis, Emmanouil; Androutsos, George

    2009-05-01

    Alfred François Donné is widely known in the scientific community as the discoverer of Trichomonas vaginalis, since he was the first to illustrate the parasite that later was recognized to cause vaginal infections. However, his other, less-known findings are equally important: he was also the inventor of the photoelectric microscope, with the assistance of his student Léon Foucault, as well as the first to apply photography to microscopic preparations (Daguerreotype). His research in microscopy extended to almost all human fluids that could be investigated and culminated in his famous Atlas, which was illustrated with numerous photographs. Donné was also the first to describe the microscopic appearances of leukaemia based on blood preparations acquired from patients. Finally, his work in the hygiene of child upbringing and nutrition is very significant.

  5. Rask: ministry to blame for payment scandal

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    2009-01-01

    Riigikohtu esimees Märt Rask tõstatas küsimuse, kuidas kõrgemate riigiametnike töötasu on aastaid arvutatud ebaseaduslikult - mitte eelmise aasta keskmisest palgast, vaid jooksva aasta kvartali keskmisest palgast

  6. The Importance of Wonder in Educational Ministry.

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    Proffitt, Anabel

    1998-01-01

    Asserts that the religious educational process must recognize the need to nurture the sense of wonder because it helps to put one's place in the world into proper perspective. Explores the concept of wonder and its place as a means of integrating personal religious experience into religious education. (DSK)

  7. Foreign Ministry strengthens Southern ties / Ella Karapetyan

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    Karapetyan, Ella

    2009-01-01

    Välisminister Urmas Paet allkirjastas septembris investeeringute kaitse lepingu Eesti ja Maroko Kuningriigi vahel. Samuti allkirjastas ta ühiskommünikee Mosambiigi välisministri Oldemiro Baloiga ning sõlmis diplomaatilised suhted Mosambiigiga

  8. John Brown and the Abolitionist Ministry.

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    Knee, Stuart

    1982-01-01

    John Brown's death did not cause the Civil War; it precipitated the conflict. Many ministers anticipated the war and hurried its outbreak by canonizing a fanatic. By 1859, the abolitionists needed a martyr to infuse new emotion into their cause and seized upon John Brown to fill this role. (Author/GC)

  9. Rask: ministry to blame for payment scandal

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    2009-01-01

    Riigikohtu esimees Märt Rask tõstatas küsimuse, kuidas kõrgemate riigiametnike töötasu on aastaid arvutatud ebaseaduslikult - mitte eelmise aasta keskmisest palgast, vaid jooksva aasta kvartali keskmisest palgast

  10. Religious and professional commitment in pastoral ministry

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    Schilderman, J.B.A.M.; Felling, A.J.A.

    2003-01-01

    In this contribution, we clarify the pastoral commitment of Dutch Roman-Catholic pastors by describing it as the interplay of religious and professional commitment, which we analyze both analytically and empirically. Our main research question regards an empirical and theological inquiry into the re

  11. 12 Ministries Control Rare Earth Exports

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    2010-01-01

    <正>"It is very natural to reserve rare earth as a strategic resource.Many countries do this,including China."On April 8,Sun Lihui,Vice Director of Metal Section of Chemicals Import & Export Commerce Chamber of China Minmetals Corporation told a reporter that as early as 2006,China has launched a strategic plan for rare earth,"but it was interrupted by the subsequent financial crisis."

  12. Ministry slashed amid government reshuffle / Kate Mclntosh

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    Mclntosh, Kate

    2009-01-01

    Läti valitsus võttis vastu otsuse kaotada laste- ja pereministeerium, mille funktsioonid jagatakse sotsiaal-, justiits- ja haridusministeeriumi vahel. Otsus jõustub täies mahus käesoleva aasta 1. juunil

  13. Ministry to the Chronically Ill Child.

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    Spinetta, Pat Deasy; Collins, Denis E.

    1993-01-01

    Reports growth in the number of chronically ill children attending Catholic schools. Describes the separate roles of home, school, and hospital in children's long-term care. Urges educators to obtain necessary information on children's attendance, peer interaction, education, and medical compliance. Reviews issues specific to chronically ill…

  14. Is Western Media an Interpretive Community: How the Foreign Ministry Spokespersons Are Quoted%西方媒体是诠释共同体?——以外交部新闻发言人被引用为例

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    吴瑛

    2011-01-01

    针对学术界以“西方”概括欧美,认为西方媒体是诠释共同体的现象,本文以外交部新闻发言人为例,从区域、国家、媒体三个层面比较了欧美媒体引用中国话语的倾向性。从区域层面看,欧洲和美国媒体存在显著差异;从国家层面上,同属欧盟的国家间存在显著差异;从媒体层面上看,拥有不同党派立场的媒体不存在显著差异,因此,西方媒体不是一个诠释共同体。进而提出,不要再以“西方媒体”标签式批判西方,中国要更好的实现话语权,需要“去西方化”。%This study compares the ways how European and American media quoted China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson's remarks, and finds that American media's reports are different from those of European media. However, in the perspective of partisan bias, there is

  15. Statistical survey of ten criteria established by Portaria 453 of Brazilian Ministry of Health for dentists who use X-rays; Levantamento estatistico de 10 criterios estabelecidos pela Portaria 453 MS para os odontologos que utilizam raios-X

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    Almeida, Claudio Domingues de, E-mail: claudio@ird.gov.br [Instituto de Radioprotecao e Dosimetria (IRD/CNEN-RJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)

    2005-07-01

    In July 1998, the Ministry of Health (MS) published the Guidelines for Radiological Protection in Medical and Dental Radiodiagnosis that became known as Portaria 453 - Ordinance 453. This study is designed to evaluate the dentists of Rio de Janeiro on the knowledge and application of the criteria laid down by Ordinance. For this, it was sent to dentists, a form with 13 questions. The issues are related to the use of personal protective clothing (VPI), working procedures for the exam and processing of the image, radioprotection training and quality control. Of 1528 dentists, only 40% have a copy of the Ordinance. Regarding the use of VPI, 94% has lead apron and 76% thyroid shield. Only 63% of dentists observe patients during exposure to X-rays. In 96% of doctor's rooms the revelation of the film is made in a portable box, 71% of these use the visual method to stop processing. The results show the need for greater dissemination of the Ordinance by the odontologist's associations; for an educational work on the topics discussed and training that allow the dentists be prepared to apply the correct work procedures in the production of diagnostic imaging with X-rays.

  16. Monitoring radioactivity in food and actions of the Ministry in charge of food; La surveillance de la radioactivite des denrees et les actions du Ministere charge de l'alimentation

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    Grastilleur, Ch. [Ministere de l' alimentation, de l' agriculture et de la peche, bureau de la legislation alimentaire, Sous-direction de la qualite de l' alimentation, Direction generale de l' alimentation, 75 - Paris (France)

    2010-06-15

    French ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries (general directorate for food) is involved in all aspects of food safety and food controls As such, MAAP guarantees both the quality and safety of food products radioactivity controls in food participate to this global aim. Since 1987 and following the accident on Tchernobyl nuclear plant, regulations and monitoring-control programmes have been implemented by MAPP, mainly based on Cs 134 and 137 and Sr 90 researches in raw products such as game, milk and dairy products and honey A new monitoring and control programme has been implemented as from 2009, with the help of IRSN and thanks to the work on management during post-accidental phases initiated in 2005 by ASN. Mainly the activity of Cs is determined but also other parameters are measured such as Ca, K and l 131 activities in the samples analysed by IRSN. In 2009, 812 samples were programmed and all of them have proven to be conform. During the year 2010, 725 samples will be collected, Global exposure to radioactivity in France is estimated at 4000 {mu}Sv per year, food and water contributing to 6% (that is about 250 {mu}Sv) mainly due to K and Ca (natural radioactive components of the regime). (author)

  17. Zaštita računarskih mreža Ministarstva odbrane i Vojske Srbije primenom virtuelnog honeyneta / Security of computer network of the Ministry of Defence and the Serbian Armed Forces using virtual honeynets

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    Zoran Bobar

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available U ovom radu obrađena je zaštita računarskih mreža u Ministarstvu odbrane i Vojsci Srbije primenom virtuelnog honeyneta. Zaštita je obrađena sa aspekta arhitekture računarskih mreža koje imaju pristup internetu. Predloženi koncept primene virtuelnog honeyneta uzima u obzir dostignuća nauke u ovoj oblasti u svetu, ostale primenjene metode i tehnike zaštite, mogućnosti i potrebe korisnika i elemente delova računarskog sistema Ministarstva odbrane i Vojske koji bi mogli biti meta napada sa udaljenih mesta globalne (internet mreže. / This paper covers the proposed solution for security of computer network in the Ministry of Defence and the Serbian Armed Forces using virtual honeynets. The security is covered from the aspect of the architecture of computer networks with Internet access. The proposed usage of virtual honeynets for protection takes into account the accomplishments of science in this field as well as security methods and techniques, users' needs and opportunities along with the computer network components of the MoD and the SAF that can be targets for attack.

  18. Report on Project Action Sheet PP05 task 3 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Republic of Korea Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST).

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    Snell, Mark Kamerer

    2013-01-01

    This report documents the results of Task 3 of Project Action Sheet PP05 between the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST) for Support with Review of an ROK Risk Evaluation Process. This task was to have Sandia National Laboratories collaborate with the Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control (KINAC) on several activities concerning how to determine the Probability of Neutralization, PN, and the Probability of System Effectiveness, PE, to include: providing descriptions on how combat simulations are used to determine PN and PE; comparisons of the strengths and weaknesses of two neutralization models (the Neutralization.xls spreadsheet model versus the Brief Adversary Threat-Loss Estimator (BATLE) software); and demonstrating how computer simulations can be used to determine PN. Note that the computer simulation used for the demonstration was the Scenario Toolkit And Generation Environment (STAGE) simulation, which is a stand-alone synthetic tactical simulation sold by Presagis Canada Incorporated. The demonstration is provided in a separate Audio Video Interleave (.AVI) file.

  19. 国土资源项目报备坐标提取新方法%A new method for coordinate Report of Ministry of land and resources project

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    崖崇领; 苏辉; 韦柳玲; 谭雪芳

    2015-01-01

    根据国土资源部“一张图”工程要求,为规范土地数据的报送,促进信息共享服务,增强数据对土地管理的支撑,提升土地管理水平,报备的土地相关数据按规定需要提交采用统一格式的坐标。若采用常规方法费时费力且易出错,通过本方法将大大提高工作效率,且自动化程度高,与报备系统能无缝衔接。%According to the Ministry of land and resources,“a map”engineering requirements,To submit the specification of land data,To promote in-formation sharing service,Enhanced data for land management support,Improve land management level,Land related reports submitted by the coordi-nates of a unified format is required.If the conventional method is time-consuming and error prone,Through this method will greatly improve work ef-ficiency And the high degree of automation,And the report prepared by the system can seamlessly.

  20. Evaluation of home respiratory therapy delivered to patients in the Ministry of Health's Home Medical Program (HMP) and administered through the Madinah HMP Center, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013.

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    Alhelali, Rana A; McNabb, Scott J N; Memish, Ziad A

    2016-03-01

    This was an evaluation of home respiratory therapy (HRT) services administered through the Madinah Home Medical Program (MHMP) Center of the Ministry of Health (MoH), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Using a retrospective design and descriptive analyses, we analyzed 83 patient records for the clinical care received, outcomes, and patient satisfaction. We also assessed a subset from an economic perspective. Demographically, 72% were >60 years of age, 80% were female, and 90% were Saudi. Asthma accounted for 34% of the diagnosed respiratory diseases, followed by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (11%). Most patients (71%) required two or three respiratory modalities: 94% used oxygen therapy and 14% were on mechanical ventilation. A full 90% of HMP patients expressed a high level of satisfaction with the HMP overall care, and 43% saw an improvement in their condition. The MHMP lowered healthcare costs for HRT-receiving patients by decreasing the frequency of emergency room (ER) and outpatient visits by 50.8% from 59 to 30 visits. HRT administered through the MHMP Center improved clinical outcomes and increased patient satisfaction while reducing hospital utilization and associated costs. A prospective study is recommended to assess HMP services in comparison with hospitalization.

  1. 加强环境保护部网站建设提高环境信息服务水平%Strengthen the Ministry of Environmental Protection Websites Construction to Improve Environmental Information Service Level

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    刘立媛; 魏斌; 王丽平

    2016-01-01

    国家高度重视政府网站建设工作,环境保护部政府网站在环境信息公开、政民互动、在线服务方面发挥了一定作用。本文简要概述了国内外政府网站发展趋势,重点分析了环境保护部政府网站建设的现状和存在的问题,基于现状和问题提出了加强环境保护部政府网站建设的一系列建议。%Chinese government attaches great importance to the government websites construction, the website of the Ministry of Environmental Protection plays an important role in the fields of environmental information disclosure, on-line interaction between the government and the public and providing on-line service� The paper briefly introduces the development trend of the government websites at home and abroad, analyzes the current situation and existing problems of MEP website, and also puts forwards a series of suggestions to strengthen the website construction of MEP .

  2. Environmental aspects in plant protection practices of non-agricultural pesticide users: case study of communes and the ministry of public works and transport (MET) of the Walloon Region (Belgium).

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    Godeaux, D; Schiffers, B; Culot, M

    2008-01-01

    In order to gain a better understanding of non-agricultural pesticide use and to prepare the legislative and technical dossiers required under the Water Framework Directive, between October 2006 and March 2007, two surveys were conducted of 97 Walloon communes and 65 districts of the Walloon Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MET) (General Directorates for Motorways and Roads and for Waterway Infrastructure). The questionnaire (26 questions on six topics) was sent by e-mail or fax, with a response rate of 60 out of 97 communes and 33 out of 65 districts. This article describes the environmental aspects of the surveys (health-related aspects are the subject of separate article). The surveys have brought to light a number of good practices (including zero pesticides) and a growing awareness of environmental issues among non-agricultural users. However, bad habits, legislation infringements and a failure to follow good plant protection practice are still a problem and pose major environmental risks (in the form of water pollution from pesticides). Information, awareness-raising and training therefore remain a priority for non-agricultural users.

  3. Comparative Study of Metadata Elements Used in the Website of Central Library of Universities Subordinate to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology with the Dublin Core Metadata Elements

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    Kobra Babaei

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available This research has been carried out with the aim of studying the web sites of central libraries of universities subordinate to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology usage of metadata elements and its comparison with Dublin Core standard elements. This study was a comparative survey, in which 40 websites of academic library by using Internet Explorer browser. Then the HTML pages of these websites were seen through the Source of View menu, and metadata elements of each websites were extracted and entered in the checklist. Then, with using descriptive statistics (frequency, percentage and mean analysis of data was discussed. Research findings showed that the reviewed websites did not use any Dublin Core metadata elements, general metadata Markup language used in design of all websites, the amount of metadata elements used in website, Central Library of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and Iran Science and Industries with 57% in first ranked and Shahid Beheshti University with 49% in second ranked and the International University of Imam Khomeini with 40% was in third ranked. The approach to web designers was determined too that as follows: the content of source in first ranked and attention to physical appearance source in second ranked and also ownership of source in third position.

  4. Hydrogen energy program (we-net) of Japan ministry of international trade and industry; Programme hydrogene (we-net) du ministere du commerce international et de l'industrie du Japon

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    Fukuda, K. [Institute of Applied Energy (Japan)

    2000-07-01

    The Kyoto Protocol determined at COP3 in Dec 1997 is forcing Japan to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases by 6% in the year 2008-2012 compared to 1990 level. Concern with potential global climate change will become greater within the next decade, forcing society to move toward energies that will minimize the emission of greenhouse gases. Hydrogen energy is considered to present a potential effective option for achieving the greenhouse gas minimization. The MITI (Ministry of International Trade and Industry) of Japanese Government is promoting the WE-NET (World Energy Network System) Project (Phase I: 1993-1998, Phase II: 1999-2003) which envisions (1) construction of a global energy network for effective supply, transportation, storage and utilization of renewable energy using hydrogen as an energy carrier as a long-term option of sustainable energy economy, and (2) promotion of market entry of hydrogen energy in near and/or mid future even before construction of a WE-NET system. The present status of the research and development activities in the WE-NET Project will be presented with an emphasis on hydrogen production technology. (author)

  5. 英国法院在承认和执行外国仲裁裁决时的自由裁量权——"Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Holding Company v.The Ministry of Religious Affairs,Government of Pakistan"案评述%The discretions of the courts of U.K. on recognition and enforcement of the foreign arbitral awards——comments on the "Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Holding Company v. The Ministry of Religious Affairs,Government of Pakistan"case

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    杨安山; 余正

    2010-01-01

    通过评述英国上诉法院作出的"Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Holding Company v.The Ministry of Religious Affairs,Government of Pakistan"判例,分析英国法院在承认与执行外国仲裁裁决时的自由裁量权行使之条件,并提出该判例可为缔约国提供参考.

  6. The Honourable Lawrence Gonzi Prime Minister of Malta visiting CMS experiment on 10 January 2008, from left to right Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary A. Camilleri, Ambassador V. Camilleri, Maltese Representative at CERN N. Sammut, Prime Minister L. Gonzi, CMS Collaboration Spokesperson T. Virdee, CERN Director-General R. Aymar, University of Malta Rector J. Camilleri, Adviser to Director-General E. Tsesmelis.

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    Maximilien Brice

    2008-01-01

    The Honourable Lawrence Gonzi Prime Minister of Malta visiting CMS experiment on 10 January 2008, from left to right Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary A. Camilleri, Ambassador V. Camilleri, Maltese Representative at CERN N. Sammut, Prime Minister L. Gonzi, CMS Collaboration Spokesperson T. Virdee, CERN Director-General R. Aymar, University of Malta Rector J. Camilleri, Adviser to Director-General E. Tsesmelis.

  7. 30th November 2010 - Norwegian Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs State Secretary R. Valle signing the guest book with Head of International Relations F. Pauss and Director for Research and Scientific Computing S. Bertolucci; visiting CERN Computer Centre with Information Technology Department Head F. Hemmer.

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    Maximilien Brice

    2010-01-01

    30th November 2010 - Norwegian Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs State Secretary R. Valle signing the guest book with Head of International Relations F. Pauss and Director for Research and Scientific Computing S. Bertolucci; visiting CERN Computer Centre with Information Technology Department Head F. Hemmer.

  8. 16 July 2013 - Israel Ministry of Education Director-General D. Stauber in the LHC tunnel at Point 1 with L. Tavian, visiting the ATLAS experimental cavern with Senior Physicist G. Mikenberg; Israeli Delegate to CERN Council E. Rabinovici and CERN Adviser for Israel E. Tsesmelis present; signing the guest book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer.

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    Anna Pantelia

    2013-01-01

    16 July 2013 - Israel Ministry of Education Director-General D. Stauber in the LHC tunnel at Point 1 with L. Tavian, visiting the ATLAS experimental cavern with Senior Physicist G. Mikenberg; Israeli Delegate to CERN Council E. Rabinovici and CERN Adviser for Israel E. Tsesmelis present; signing the guest book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer.

  9. 21 May 2013 - Slovakian State Secretary, Ministry of Health V. Čislák signing the Guest Book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer; in the LHC tunnel at Point 2 with V. Senaj (Technology Department); in the ALICE experimental cavern with P. Chochula (Physics Department). M. Cirilli (Knowledge Transfer Group) present.

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    Jean-Claude Gadmer

    2013-01-01

    21 May 2013 - Slovakian State Secretary, Ministry of Health V. Čislák signing the Guest Book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer; in the LHC tunnel at Point 2 with V. Senaj (Technology Department); in the ALICE experimental cavern with P. Chochula (Physics Department). M. Cirilli (Knowledge Transfer Group) present.

  10. 7th April 2011 - Romanian President of the National Authority for Scientific Research State Secretary Ministry for Education, Research, Youth and Sport D. M. Ciuparu signing the guest book with Director for Research S. Bertolucci and ALICE surface building with Collaboration Spokesperson P. Giubellino.

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    Maximilien Brice

    2011-01-01

    7th April 2011 - Romanian President of the National Authority for Scientific Research State Secretary Ministry for Education, Research, Youth and Sport D. M. Ciuparu signing the guest book with Director for Research S. Bertolucci and ALICE surface building with Collaboration Spokesperson P. Giubellino.

  11. 14 November 2013 - Bangladesh Ministry of Education Secretary K.AN. Chowdhury signing an Expression of Interest and CERN guest book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer. Ambassador to the UNOG A. Hannan and CERN Deputy Head of International Relations E. Tsesmelis also present.

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    Maximilien Brice

    2013-01-01

    14 November 2013 - Bangladesh Ministry of Education Secretary K.AN. Chowdhury signing an Expression of Interest and CERN guest book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer. Ambassador to the UNOG A. Hannan and CERN Deputy Head of International Relations E. Tsesmelis also present.

  12. 23 July - Italian Director-General for Prevention G. Ruocco and Director-General for European and International Relations Ministry of Health D. Roderigo visiting the ATLAS experimental cavern with ATLAS Deputy Spokesperson B. Heinemann. Life Sciences Section M. Cirilli and Life Sciences Adviser M. Dosanjh present.

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    Anna Pantelia

    2013-01-01

    23 July - Italian Director-General for Prevention G. Ruocco and Director-General for European and International Relations Ministry of Health D. Roderigo visiting the ATLAS experimental cavern with ATLAS Deputy Spokesperson B. Heinemann. Life Sciences Section M. Cirilli and Life Sciences Adviser M. Dosanjh present.

  13. Tuesday 28 January 2014 - K. E. Huthmacher Ministerialdirektor Provision for the Future - Basic and Sustainability Research Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) visiting the stands with R. Heuer CERN Director-General on the occasion of the Inauguration of the Industrial Exhibition Germany@CERN and visiting the ATLAS Cavern with D. Charlton ATLAS Collaboration Spokesperson and R. Voss Head of International Relations.

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    Tuesday 28 January - K. E. Huthmacher Ministerialdirektor Provision for the Future - Basic and Sustainability Research Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) visiting the stands with R. Heuer CERN Director-General on the occasion of the Inauguration of the Industrial Exhibition Germany@CERN and visiting the ATLAS Cavern with D. Charlton ATLAS Collaboration Spokesperson and R. Voss Head of International Relations.

  14. Niveles de hemoglobina en gestantes atendidas en establecimientos del Ministerio de Salud del Perú, 2011 Hemoglobin levels in pregnant women seen in health care centers of the peruvian ministry of health, 2011

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    Full Text Available Objetivos. Determinar los niveles de hemoglobina y la prevalencia de anemia en gestantes atendidas en los establecimientos del Ministerio de Salud a nivel nacional. Materiales y métodos. Estudio transversal donde se analizó la base de datos del Sistema de Información del Estado Nutricional del Niño menor de 5 años y de la Gestante (SIEN. Se incluyó 287 691 registros de gestantes evaluadas en establecimientos del Ministerio de Salud del Perú en 2011, se analizaron los niveles de hemoglobina corregida a la altura, edad, edad gestacional, altitud a nivel del mar y prevalencia de anemia (leve, moderada y grave. Se aplicaron estadísticas descriptivas y chi cuadrado. Resultados. La prevalencia a nivel nacional de anemia en la gestante fue de 28,0% siendo anemia leve de 25,1%, moderada de 2,6% y grave de 0,2%. Los niveles de hemoglobina son mayores en mujeres con mayor edad y menores durante los primeros meses de gestación, la frecuencia de anemia decrece con la altitud. Asimismo, la prevalencia es mayor en departamentos de la sierra. Huancavelica fue el departamento con mayor prevalencia de anemia (53,6%, seguido de Puno con 51,0%. Conclusiones. Los niveles de hemoglobina son mayores conforme la edad materna es mayor, y menores conforme el trimestre de gestación y altitud. Huancavelica tiene la mayor prevalencia de anemia en gestantesObjectives. Determine hemoglobin levels and prevalence of anemia in pregnant women seen in health care centers of the Ministry of Health at national level. Materials and methods. Cross-cut study where the database of the Information System on the Nutritional Health of Children under 5 and Pregnant Women (SIEN were analyzed. 287 691 records of pregnant women examined at the health care centers of the Peruvian Ministry of Health in 2011 were included, hemoglobin levels corrected by height, age, gestational age, altitude and prevalence of anemia (light, moderate and serious were analyzed. Descriptive statistics and

  15. Efeitos adversos causados pelo novo esquema de tratamento da tuberculose preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde do Brasil Adverse effects of the new tuberculosis treatment regimen recommended by the Brazilian Ministry of Health

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Determinar os principais efeitos adversos causados pelo esquema de tratamento da tuberculose preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde. MÉTODOS: Estudo descritivo e prospectivo envolvendo 79 pacientes com tuberculose tratados no Centro de Pesquisa Clínica do Hospital Universitário Cassiano Antônio Moraes, no município de Vitória, ES, entre 2003 e 2006. O regime de tratamento consistiu em isoniazida, rifampicina, pirazinamida e etambutol por quatro meses, seguido de rifampicina e isoniazida por dois meses. Durante o tratamento, os pacientes foram clinicamente avaliados todas as semanas e tinham uma visita médica mensal. RESULTADOS: A incidência geral de efeitos adversos foi de 83,54%. O envolvimento articular/ósseo/muscular e o envolvimento cutâneo foram mais frequentes (24,94% e 22,09%, respectivamente. Os eventos adversos foram mais comuns no segundo mês de tratamento (41,59%. Não houve necessidade de modificação do esquema de tratamento. Apenas 1 paciente necessitou de medicação para amenizar os efeitos adversos. A taxa de cura foi de 100%. CONCLUSÕES: Apesar de alta, a incidência de efeitos adversos com o novo esquema de tratamento preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde não exigiu a modificação do esquema de tratamento, que foi eficaz.OBJECTIVE: To determine the principal adverse effects of the tuberculosis treatment regimen recommended by the Brazilian Ministry of Health. METHODS: A prospective descriptive study involving 79 tuberculosis patients treated at the Clinical Research Center of the Cassiano Antonio Moraes University Hospital, in the city of Vitória, Brazil, between 2003 and 2006. The treatment regimen consisted of isoniazid, rifampicin, pyrazinamide and ethambutol for four months, followed by rifampicin and isoniazid for two months. During the treatment period, the patients were clinically evaluated every week and had a monthly medical visit. RESULTS: The overall incidence of adverse effects was 83

  16. Evaluation of measures of the German Ministry of Economics (BMWi) in support of enhanced use of renewable energy technologies (1994 - 1998). Final report; Evaluierung der Foerderung von Massnahmen zur Nutzung erneuerbarer Energien durch das Bundesministerium fuer Wirtschaft (1994 - 1998). Endbericht

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    The document presents an analysis of a governmental support programme for enhanced use of renewable energy technologies, installed for the period from 1994 to 1998. The '100 million Deutschmark programme' financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economics (BMWi) was intended to boost applications of renewable energy technologies in the residential and commercial sector. The objectives of the programme were to improve market penetration of renewable energy technologies, eg. by inducing a decline in costs, so as to bring those generation technologies closer to the break-even point of economic efficiency, or make them achieve economic efficiency on a broader basis through more widespread applications. The evaluation presented in the document was to show the programme's achievements with respect to the following aspects and criteria: Comparison with other governmental programmes, in particular those of Land governments. Indirect effects on employment, imports and exports, or in terms of incentives for technological enhancements. Assessment of direct effects on the marketing situation and the technologies. The conclusions drawn were to include recommendations for a successor programme. (orig./CB) [German] Vom Bundesministerium fuer Wirtschaft (BMWi) wurde die Nutzung erneuerbarer Energien durch Investitionszuschuesse fuer private Haushalte und Unternehmen von 1994 bis 1998 in einem '100-Millionen-DM-Programm' gefoerdert. Es war als Breitenprogramm ausgelegt, sollte die Nachfrage staerken und Marktimpulse in Form von Kostendegressionen geben, so dass die erneuerbaren Energien der Wirtschaftlichkeit naeher kommen oder sie erreichen. Die vorliegende Evaluation sollte den Erfolg des Programmes durch Aussagen zu den nachstehenden Themenschwerpunkten analysieren: - Vergleich des Foerderprogramms mit anderen Programmen, insbesondere denjenigen auf Laenderebene. - Die indirekten Wirkungen auf Arbeitsplaetze, Import und Export, Anstoss fuer technische

  17. A project of the Federal Ministry for Research and Technology for field tests of the 2nd generation of electric-powered vehicles; Das BMFT-Projekt zur Felderprobung der 2. Generation von Elektro-Strassenfahrzeugen

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    The aim of this extensive field test is to investigate electric-powered vehicles with the most modern battery and drive systems and to obtain results about their behaviour under practical conditions. During the project period of four years 60 electric-powered passenger cars, vans and busses are going to operate on the island of Ruegen. The expenditure for this project is going to amount to approx. DM 40 million. The Federal Ministry for Research and Technology will support the project with DM 22 million. Even the Land of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is going to contribute to the costs for a photovoltaic power plant as well as an electric-powered charging station. (orig.) [Deutsch] Ziel dieses umfangreichen Feldversuches ist es, Elektrofahrzeuge mit modernsten Batterie- und Antriebssystemen zu testen und Aussagen ueber deren Verhalten unter Praxisbedingungen zu gewinnen. Waehrend der vierjaehrigen Projektdauer werden 60 elektrisch angetriebene Personenkraftwagen, Kleintransporter und Busse das Bild der Insel Ruegen mitbestimmen. Der finanzielle Aufwand fuer das Projekt wird sich auf ca. 40 Mio DM belaufen. Der Bundesminister fuer Forschung und Technologie unterstuetzt das Vorhaben mit einer Foerdersumme von rund 22 Mio. DM. Auch das Land Mecklenburg-Vorpommern beteiligt sich im Rahmen der Energiegewinnung und -bereitstellung an den Kosten einer Photovoltaikanlage sowie der Elektrotankstellen. (orig.) Ziel dieses umfangreichen Feldversuches ist es, Elektrofahrzeuge mit modernsten Batterie- und Antriebssystemen zu testen und Aussagen ueber deren Verhalten unter Praxisbedingungen zu gewinnen. Waehrend der vierjaehrigen Projektdauer werden 60 elektrisch angetriebene Personenkraftwagen, Kleintransporter und Busse das Bild der Insel Ruegen mitbestimmen. Der finanzielle Aufwand fuer das Projekt wird sich auf ca. 40 Mio DM belaufen. Der Bundesminister fuer Forschung und Technologie unterstuetzt das Vorhaben mit einer Foerdersumme von rund 22 Mio. DM. Auch das Land Mechklenburg

  18. β-Lactam Resistance Genes: Characterization, Epidemiology, and First Detection of blaCTX-M-1 and blaCTX-M-14 in Salmonella spp. Isolated from Poultry in Brazil-Brazil Ministry of Agriculture's Pathogen Reduction Program.

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    Fitch, Fernanda Marques; Carmo-Rodrigues, Mirian Silva; Oliveira, Vinicius Gomes Sales; Gaspari, Marcus Vinicius; Dos Santos, Amaury; de Freitas, Josinete Barros; Pignatari, Antonio C C

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    Salmonella spp. are widespread in nature; however, human infections occur mainly through ingestion of contaminated food, specially poultry and eggs. In Brazil, the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) oversees food production in general, with the goal of preventing transmission of pathogens through the food chain. In 2004, MAPA initiated a program to monitor and control levels of Salmonella in poultry during slaughter. This study analyzes isolates from MAPA's program for β-lactam resistance and the resistance genes involved, as well as the geographic distributions of potentially clonal populations of resistant isolates within Brazil. Initially, 1,939 Salmonella spp. isolated between 2004 and 2011 were examined. These isolates were tested for antimicrobial susceptibility, and 100 isolates resistant or intermediate to ampicillin and ceftriaxone were screened initially for the presence of blaSHV, blaTEM, blaOXA, blaPSA, blaCMY-1, and blaCMY-2 genes. There were 55 isolates whose resistance genes were not identified by this panel and these isolates are the subject of this report. These 55 isolates were differentiated into 31 distinct ribogroups, with multiple β-lactam resistance genes, including AmpC blaCMY, blaTEM, blaCTX-M-1, blaCTX-M-2, blaCTX-M-8, and blaCTX-M-14. Isolates carrying variants of blaCTX-M were identified in three geographic regions. Salmonella carrying particular genetic variants of blaCTX-M and belonging to the same ribogroup were identified from multiple poultry slaughtering facilities. In some instances, these presumptive clonal-related isolates were from facilities over 300 miles apart, indicating potential clonal spread between two geographic regions. This is the first report of blaCTX-M-1 and blaCTX-M-14 in Salmonella in Brazil.

  19. 法国高等教育和科研部推出科研新政%French Ministry for Higher Education and Research Released New Measures to Promote Research

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    In 2013 the French government is to push forward comprehensive reforms in education and scientiifc research ifelds in order to maintain its leading position and advantages in the world. The Ministry for Higher Education and Research of France is setting about to take the following measures for reforms:to revoke the Guéant Circular, to create the ASSISES, to carry out the Super-University Plan, to elaborate the New High Education and Research Law, to identify the priority for scientific research, to reinforce France’s influence on European research network and to strengthen the S&T personnel team construction etc.%2013年,法国新政府在教育和科研领域将逐步推进各项改革,其教研部拟推进的主要措施有:取消“盖昂通函”,推行决策会商工作机制,实施超级联合大学计划,颁布新高等教育和科研法,确定未来科研优先领域,强化对欧盟科研影响力和加强科研人才队伍建设等。法国政府希望通过采取以上措施,继续保持法国的世界科技强国地位和优势。

  20. Organization of War Prisoners Security and Prevention of Escapes in the Camps of the People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR in 1941-1956

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    Full Text Available The organization of guarding the prisoners of war in the People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD and in the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD camps of the USSR in the war and post-war years underwent essential changes. If at the beginning of the war the convoy troops escort was allocated on guarding the soldiers of the enemy at the rate of 1 convoy for 8 prisoners of war, in 1943 it was impossible to allocate escort at this rate because of the mass arrival of prisoners of war in People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs camps. Escort number for guarding the contingent at works was determined at the rate of 1 convoy for 15 prisoners of war, in 1944 – already for 25 prisoners. The insufficient organization of guarding, proximity of a front line, strong belief of the German soldiers in a victory of Wehrmacht led to escapes. In 1943 the share of prisoners of war that made escape was the highest during all years of prisoners staying in the USSR and made 0,4% of their total number in the NKVD camps in the end of the year. In 1945 over 100 new camps for the prisoners of war consisting of more than 1600 camp subdivisions were organized in the USSR. During this organizational period the share of the prisoners of war who made escape grew a little. However, almost all escapes were unsuccessful. In 1946 only 29 escaped prisoners out of 5761 weren’t caught. During the post-war period the auxiliary teams formed of the prisoners of war started playing the increasing value for guarding the camps. The number of the convoy troops was annually reduced. Help to the management of camps in 1947 in a capture of the escaped prisoners of war was given by crews of tens of thousands of people from the local population. In the conditions of reducing the convoy troops the regime camp and camp offices for the prisoners who made earlier escape with the strengthened guard were created to prevent the growth of escapes. In 1949 in the not-regime camps the teams

  1. REQUIREMENTS FOR STORAGE AND TRANSPORT OF BIOTECHNOLOGICAL MEDICAL PRODUCTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OF MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH OF UKRAINE AND DETECTION OF VIOLATIONS IN THE MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL INSTITUTIONS

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    Full Text Available Introduction. The rapid development of the pharmaceutical industry and the expansion of the range of biotech drugs require special conditions to ensure the quality, storage and transport through out the entire chain: manufacturer - distributor - pharmacy - hospital - the patient.We analyzed the current legislative frame work of Ministry of Public Health of Ukraine and conducted a study to identify and analyze of typical violations in the medical and pharmaceutical institutions. The aim of the investigation was to investigate and analyze inspection acts under storage and transport of biological medical products and identify major violations during the performance requirements for storage and transportation of drugs, level of awareness about medical products which are requiring special storage requirement. Methods: systemic, logistical, structural, marketing, regulatory. Results & discussion. According to the data presented in the report «Assessing biosimilar uptake and competition in European markets» of «IMS Health», sales of medical products with biological nature - biological medicinal products and biosymilyars is about 27% of total sales of drugs in the EU. This segment of the pharmaceutical market is characterized by faster growth compared to the pharmaceutical marketas a whole. Thus, in 2012-2013 years sales of biological medical products in the EU countries increased by 5.5% compared to 1.5% increase in total sales of drugs. It is important that in Europe, according to the 2013 preparations, the market share in value terms, with eight to prepare biological products, the term of patent protection that are either already expired or will expireby 2020, and therefore they can be competitors with biosymilars. In creasing the number of medications on the market requires a careful approach of storing and preserving the quality of distribution during throughout the life of the medical products in the chain: manufacturer - distributor

  2. Evaluación de tecnologías sanitarias: la experiencia en el Ministerio de Salud de Brasil Health technology assessment: experience in the Ministry of Health of Brazil

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    Full Text Available El presente artículo tiene como objetivo describir las principales actividades llevadas a cabo por el Ministerio de Salud de Brasil (MINSAB para el desarrollo del área de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias (ETS. Se trata de una descripción basada en los esfuerzos y estrategias del MINSAB para fortalecer esta área en los últimos años. Son cinco los ejes de acción acogidos para dicho propósito: (i la adopción de una Política Nacional para la Gestión de Tecnologías en Salud; (ii el apoyo al proceso de toma de decisiones en el Sistema Único de Salud; (iii la promoción de la realización de estudios en ETS; (iv la formación de recursos humanos estratégicos y (v la articulación institucional nacional e internacional. No obstante, persisten los desafíos para lograr una estructuración más efectiva de la ETS en Brasil, como la creación de una institución gubernamental con mayor agilidad administrativa, entre otras.This article aims to describe the main activities carried out by the Ministry of Health of Brazil (MHB for the development of Health Technology Assessments (HTA. It is a description based on the MHB efforts and strategies to strengthen this area in the last years. Five are the lines of action put in place for that purpose: (i adoption of a National Policy for the Management of Health Technology, (ii supporting the decision making process in the Unified Health System, (iii promotion of the performance of studies on HTA, (iv training of strategic human resources, and (v institutional coordination at national and international levels. However, challenges remain to achieve a more effective structure for HTA in Brazil, like the creation of a government institution with greater administrative flexibility, among others.

  3. Desenvolvimentismo e pragmatismo: o ideário do MEC nos anos 1950 Developmentism and pragmatism: the ideas pursued by the Brazilian ministry of education in the 1950's

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    Miriam Waidenfeld Chaves

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como objetivo mostrar como o desenvolvimentismo e o pragmatismo, dois pensamentos de natureza distinta, contribuem, cada um à sua maneira, para fundamentar uma política de reconstrução nacional nos anos 1950, em particular no âmbito do Ministério da Educação e Cultura - MEC. A idéia central é que, por circularem nos mesmos espaços institucionais, esses dois pensamentos acabam por interagir um com o outro, de tal modo que a ideologia desenvolvimentista se transforma em um solo fértil para a retomada e expansão do pragmatismo. Para explicar esse fenômeno, recorda-se que ambos se ancoram em uma concepção de cunho prático baseada na política. Chama-se a atenção para a maneira como o Instituto Superior de Estudos Brasileiros - Iseb - e o Instituto Nacional de Estudos Pedagógicos - Inep -, dois órgãos do MEC responsáveis por fomentar um pensamento nacional, se apropriam desses ideários para a formulação e a implementação de políticas de reconstrução nacional.This paper aims to discuss how two distinct definitional concepts - developmentism and pragmatism - contributed, in their own particular ways, to the underlying foundations upon which a national reconstruction policy was implemented in the 1950's. Special consideration shall be given to the fact that their unruffled co-existence within the very same institution - the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC - turned the developmentist ideology into a fertile ground for the rebirth and growth of pragmatism. Upon such consideration, this paper shall highlight (1 the fact that both concepts are based upon an eminently practical political mindset and (2 the means employed by ISEB (Higher Institute of Brazilian Studies and INEP (National Institute of Pedagogical Studies to develop and implement national reconstruction policies. These institutions were institutions within MEC whose think-tank board members aimed at scaffolding the national frame of thinking.

  4. O Plano de Desenvolvimento da Educação: análise do projeto do MEC The Education Development Plan (EDP: analysis of the project of the Ministry of Education (MEC

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    Full Text Available Este artigo se propõe a analisar globalmente a proposta do MEC, visando responder à seguinte pergunta: Em que medida esse novo plano se revela efetivamente capaz de enfrentar a questão da qualidade do ensino das escolas de educação básica? Para tanto, serão considerados os seguintes pontos: 1. A configuração do PDE, procurando entender sua composição e identificar cada uma das 30 ações em que ele se desdobra; 2. Análise da singularidade do plano em confronto com os planos anteriores, em especial com o vigente Plano Nacional de Educação; 3. A singularidade do PDE diante do problema da qualidade da educação básica; 4. As bases de sustentação do plano, visando verificar o grau em que está apto a assegurar a qualidade da educação básica; 5. Finalmente, à guisa de conclusão, sugere-se um caminho para superar as limitações do PDE.This article seeks to analyze globally the proposal of the Ministry of Education (MEC by answering the following question: to what extent is this new Plan effectively able to face the quality problem of basic education?* It thus explores the following elements: 1. The edp framework, in order to understand its composition and identify each one of the 30 actions in which it is divided; 2. An analysis of the singularity of this plan compared to the previous one, especially the current National Education Plan; 3. The singularity of the edp when faced with the problem of the quality of basic education; 4. The foundations of the plan, by verifying to what extent it is apt to ensure the quality of basic education; 5. Finally, as a conclusion, a way to overcome the limitations of the edp is suggested.

  5. Abastecimiento de medicamentos en unidades de primer nivel de atención de la Secretaría de Salud de México Drug supplies at Ministry of Health primary health care units in Mexico

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    general, y el Programa de Ampliación de Cobertura, en particular, deberán redoblar esfuerzos para acabar con los cuellos de botella que impiden un abastecimiento adecuado de medicamentos esenciales en las unidades de primer nivel de atención. De otra manera, todas las demás actividades dirigidas a atender las necesidades de salud de las poblaciones más marginadas del país resultarán inútiles, ya que el acceso a los medicamentos constituye la pieza final indispensable de la enorme cadena de la atención a la salud. El texto completo en inglés de este artículo está disponible en: http://www.insp.mx/salud/index.htmlObjective. To identify the availability of some essential drugs (ED at primary health care units of the Mexican Ministry of Health (SSA, using data from a research work conducted in 1996 and 1997. Materials and methods. A random sample of the 18 sanitary jurisdictions of states participating in the Extension of Coverage Program (ECP was drawn. All primary care units from selected jurisdictions were evaluated through an inspection visit, using a checklist that included 36 ED. In phase I of the analysis, the absolute number and proportion of units without a single item of any of the 36 drugs were calculated. In the units with available drugs, the median of the distribution was also calculated. In phase II, the medians according to the type of health unit and state was obtained. The statistic utilized for the comparison of the medians was the Scheffé test with one way variance anlysis. In addition, the drugs were classified according to their therapeutic indication and the medians and proportion of available drugs were calcultaed. The differences in proportion were evaluated with the statistic chi². Results. During the visits, on average, 18 of the 36 drugs included in the list of the study were found in the health units. The availability of antibiotics, antituberculosis drugs, and antimalarial drugs was particularly poor. In contrast, oral rehydration

  6. Viewing and Reflecting on the Internal Documents of the Ministry of Public Security about Curbing Torture to Extract Confessions%对公安部遏制刑讯逼供行为内部文件的检视与反思

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      对公安部遏制刑讯逼供的内部管理文件进行系统梳理,并加以深入剖析,对于全方位、更有力地遏制公安机关的刑讯逼供行为大有裨益。在遏制刑讯逼供问题上,我国公安机关最高主管部门大有可为之空间,其作为力度之大小,关系到遏制刑讯逼供行为的最终成效。%  Systematically analyzing the internal documents of the Ministry of Public Security about curbing extortion of confession by torture will help us comprehensively and more powerfully accomplish the goal of curbing torture to extract confessions.The Ministry of Public Security has a long way to go to curb extortion of confession by torture.What and how the Ministry of Public Security has done related to the effectiveness of curbing extortion of confession by torture.

  7. 76 FR 67377 - Anglers for Christ Ministries, Inc., New Beginning Ministries; Petitioners; Interpretation of...

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    ..., 2006, a group of consumer organizations filed an Application for Review and a Petition for Emergency... following factors in making an undue burden determination: (1) The nature and cost of the closed captions... previously applied to decisions that predate the Anglers Order. 6. In addition, the Commission reverses the...

  8. Methods and clinical study of plastic surgery technology treatment for fa-cial ministry skin soft tissue defects%颜面部皮肤软组织缺损整形治疗的方法与探讨

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    Objective:To compare the curative effects of different parts of the skin flap transplantation for facial ministry differ-ent types of skin and soft tissue defects. Methods:From January 2012 to December 2012,87 cases had skin soft tissue expansion tech-nique and skin flap transplantation in our hospital to treat facial skin and soft tissue defects. 44 cases with Type I defects had facial skin soft tissue dilatation and skin flap transplantation, while 43 cases with Type II defects had chest skin soft tissue expansion and flap transplantation. General postoperative condition of graft site and the incidence of complications were compared. Results:Two groups of patients had no significant difference in postoperative graft site appearance color, muscle contraction, phase I recovery rate and hair growth (P>0. 05). Two groups of patients with postoperative bleeding,infection,skin necrosis,ecchymos and incision dehiscence com-plications had no significant difference (P>0. 05). Patients with above mentioned complications were treated with emergency debride-ment,drainage,antibiotics and secondary operation. All patients with secondary surgery had no complications again. Conclusion:Based on the different types of facial soft tissue defects,reasonably choosing and taking different operation schemes can effectively improve the prognosis and had no significant difference in clinical curative effect.%目的::比较不同部位皮瓣移植对于颜面部不同类型皮肤软组织缺损的治疗疗效。方法:选取我科2012年1月至2013年12月因颜面部皮肤软组织缺损而进行皮肤软组织扩张术+皮瓣移植的患者共87例。其中I型缺损44例,进行面部皮肤软组织扩张术+皮瓣移植;II型缺损43例,进行胸部皮肤软组织扩张术+皮瓣移植。比较两组患者术后移植部位一般情况和并发症发生率。结果:两组患者在术后移植部位外观色泽、肌肉收缩、I期修复创面率和毛发生长情况方

  9. Violencia y embarazo en usuarias del sector salud en estados de alta marginación en México Violence and pregnancy in female users of ministry of health care services in highly deprived states in Mexico

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    2006-01-01

    de atención prenatal a mujeres violentadas.OBJECTIVE: To characterize intimate partner abuse and identify the main factors associated with violence in pregnancy in four highly deprived States in Mexico. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The data were taken from the National Survey on Violence against Women 2003 (ENVIM per its abbreviation in Spanish. Based on it a cross-sectional study was conducted on 1 949 women between 15 and 50 years of age, who were once pregnant and who utilized primary and secondary health care services from the Ministry of Health, Mexican Institute of Social Security, and the Institute for Social Security and Services for State Workers in Guerrero, Hidalgo, Oaxaca and Chiapas states, between November 2002 and March 2003. Logistic regression was used to assess the association between independent variables and violence during pregnancy. RESULTS: 250 women (13% suffered a type of violence (physical, psychological, sexual or economical during any of their pregnancies. Of these women 76 (30.40% were battered on their abdomen. In most of these cases (91.39% the husband was the aggressor. The variables significantly associated with violence in pregnancy were: woman's illiteracy (OR 2.2; CI 95:% .1, 4.4; history of violence in childhood (OR 3.2; CI 95% 1.9, 5.4 as well as sexual abuse in her childhood (OR 2.4, CI 95% 1.3, 4.4 and her partner's daily alcohol consumption (OR 6.5; CI 95% 3.3, 12.9. CONCLUSIONS: The results show that violence during pregnancy is a regular event in the impoverished context and that its expression is more severe. These results point to the importance of continued study of the problem of violence against pregnant women in Mexico and the importance of identifying battered women in prenatal care.

  10. Disponibilidad de medicamentos esenciales en unidades de primer nivel de la Secretaría de Salud de Tamaulipas, México Availability of essential drugs in Ministry of Health first level healthcare units in Tamaulipas, Mexico

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    Cristela Reséndez

    2000-08-01

    medicamentos en el país, en general, y la disponibilidad de medicamentos esenciales en las unidades de primer nivel, en particular. Dos iniciativas de reciente puesta en marcha permiten ser optimistas al respecto: la descentralización de los servicios de salud para población no asegurada y el Programa de Medicamentos Genéricos Intercambiables, implantado en el ámbito nacional en 1998.OBJECTIVE: To describe the availability of some essential drugs at the primary health care units of the Ministry of Health of Tamaulipas, Mexico. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Between September and October 1998, all first level healthcare units of Tamaulipas' three sanitary jurisdictions were surveyed. Drug availability was assessed. The measurement instrument was a checklist of 56 drugs and 10 different supplies. For each drug and input the absolute number and the proportion of units with this drug or input was calculated. In the units where the drugs were available, the medians were calculated. The median of the total number of drugs available in all units was used as a global indicator. This same exercise was developed for each unit. Comparisons between the availability of these inputs in the units and stockrooms were also done. Stata 5.0 was used for statistical analysis. RESULTS: None of the inspected units had full availability of all checklist drugs. The highest percentage of drug availability was 84% and the lowest was 32%. There was limited availability of antibiotics, antihypertensive, hypoglycemic, and iron deficiency drugs. The availability of oral rehydration salts and contraceptive and vaccine agents was acceptable. CONCLUSIONS: Healthcare organizations must find alternative ways to improve access to drugs nationwide, in general, and availability of essential drugs in first level healthcare units, in particular. Two recent initiatives provide an optimistic outlook: decentralization of health services for the uninsured and the Generic Exchangeable Drugs Program, established nationwide in

  11. Filmiööd on kohal / Kaisa Karu, Egle Loo, Jüri Laulik, Jaanus Noormets

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    13. Pimedate Ööde Filmifestival: huvitavamaid filme võistlusprogrammist EurAsia, programmidest Panoraam, Foorum, Ladina-Ameerika, 13 valitud teost, Ööfilmid, Screen kriitikute valik, Põhja Valgus

  12. Teatriateljee esitab pea peale pööratud maailma loomise loo / Taago Tubin ; interv. Elina Kononenko

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    1. nov. esietendub Võru Teatriateljee esituses Võru Kultuurimajas Kannel A. Milleri näidendi "Creation of the World and other Business" järgi tehtud lavastus "Ilma luuminõ & muu äri" (lav. T. Tubin)

  13. Vaata, ajakiri tellis loo... / Rünno Saaremäe, Üllar Saaremäe

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    Lühimängufilm "Armas tuss 50 aastat hiljem" : stsenarist Peeter Sauter : režissöör René Vilbre : peaosades Lembit Eelmäe ja Herta Elviste : Allfilm 2000. Lisa : S. Teinemaa lisatud lühiandmed autorite ja R. Vilbre kohta

  14. Filmiööd on kohal / Kaisa Karu, Egle Loo, Jüri Laulik, Jaanus Noormets

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    13. Pimedate Ööde Filmifestival: huvitavamaid filme võistlusprogrammist EurAsia, programmidest Panoraam, Foorum, Ladina-Ameerika, 13 valitud teost, Ööfilmid, Screen kriitikute valik, Põhja Valgus

  15. 模糊语言的翻译策略研究*--以中国外交部发言人答记者问为例%Translation Methods of Vague Language---A Case Study of the PRC Foreign Ministry Spokesperson's Remarks

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    2014-01-01

    In this paper , translation of locutionary act , illocutionary act , and perlocutionary act of vague lan-guage in the PRC foreign ministry spokesperson's remarks are analyzed.Speech act theory is applied to dis-covering its translation methods with the hope of helping readers to understand it .Four translation methods are summarized, including literal translation , omission, free translation and complementary translation .This paper aims at providing feasible translation methods for vague language in the PRC foreign ministry spokes-person's remarks.%文章运用言语行为理论,分析了中国外交部发言人答记者问中模糊语言的言内行为、言外行为和言后行为的翻译,总结出四种翻译方法:直译、省译、意译和补译,以助于读者对中国外交部发言人答记者问中模糊语言的理解。

  16. É possível identificar a dengue em crianças a partir do critério de caso suspeito preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde? Is it possible to identify dengue in children on the basis of Ministry of Health criteria for suspected dengue cases?

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: Identificar características clínicas indicativas de dengue e avaliar a aplicabilidade, na criança, do critério de caso suspeito do Ministério da Saúde. MÉTODOS: Estudo transversal, realizado no Centro Geral de Pediatria, Fundação Hospitalar de Minas Gerais. Foram incluídas crianças com doença febril aguda sem etiologia definida, com duração > 24 horas e OBJECTIVES: To identify clinical characteristics indicative of dengue and to evaluate the applicability to children of the Health Ministry criteria for suspected cases. METHODOS: A cross-sectional study undertaken at the General Pediatrics Center of the Fundação Hospitalar de Minas Gerais. Children were enrolled if presenting acute febrile conditions with no definite etiology, lasting > 24 hours and < 7 days and if resident in the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte. Clinical variables were investigated, specific tests were performed and aspartate-aminotransferase assayed, during a period considered both endemic and epidemic for the disease. The subset of children who did have dengue was compared with the subset of nonspecific acute febrile diseases. The Health Ministry criteria for suspected cases was evaluated. RESULTS: Dengue was diagnosed in 50.4% of the 117 children studied. There were no statistically significant associations between the disease and the majority of the symptoms analyzed. Only exanthema was more often associated with dengue (Prevalence Ratio = 1.49; 95% CI: 1.05-2.11. The criteria for suspected cases of dengue had a sensitivity of just 50.8% and a positive predictive value of 62.5%. These values were greater among schoolchildren and during the period of greater disease incidence. CONCLUSIONS: Dengue is common among febrile diseases of childhood, with prevalence that varies according to the epidemiological situation. The clinical status of children with dengue was very similar to that of children with other nonspecific diseases. The Health

  17. Radiation protection research projects. Program report 2014. Report on research program radiation protection of the Federal ministry for environment, nature conservation and reactor safety with technical and administrative steering by the Bundesamt fuer Strahlenschutz; Strahlenschutzforschung. Programmreport 2014. Bericht ueber das vom Bundesamt fuer Strahlenschutz fachlich begleitete und administrativ umgesetzte Forschungsprogramm Strahlenschutz des Bundesministeriums fuer Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit

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    On behalf of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) awards research grants for projects in the field of radiation protection. The findings of these projects se rve as decision aiding information in the development of radiation protection regulations as well as in the fulfilment of specific tasks in the field of radiation protection. The tasks of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection involve planning, technical and administrative preparation, awarding of contracts, general support as well as the technical evaluation of research and study projects. This report provides information on results, i.e. preliminary (in the form of status reports) and, where applicable, final results of radiation protection projects within the BMUB's Environmental Research Plan for the year 2014.

  18. 团队文化隐形的翅膀--也谈教育部科技查新湖南大学工作站的“和”文化%Team Culture Invisible Wings Discussion on the “Harmony” Culture of Hunan University Novelty Search Workstation of China Eucation Ministry

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    Based on the clarification of the concepts of culture and team culture, this article explains the necessity for Uni-versity Novelty Search Workstation to construct team cultur, introduces the “Harmony” Culture of Hunan University Novelty Search Workstation of China Eucation Ministry and summarizes its inspiration for the construction of team culture.12 refs.%在廓清文化与团队文化概念的基础上,阐述了高校科技查新工作站进行团队文化建设的必要性,介绍了教育部科技查新湖南大学工作站的“和”文化,并归纳了其对团队文化建设的启示。

  19. [Bringing criteria for external assessment of the quality of biochemical studies within the framework of the Federal System for External Evaluation of the Quality of Clinical Laboratory Studies, in conformity with requirements of the Order No. 45 of the Ministry of Health of Russia, 2/7/2000].

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    Zaikin, E V; Malakhov, V N

    2000-07-01

    Criteria for external assessment of the quality of evaluation of 23 biochemical parameters of the blood, meeting the standards of accuracy determined by the Order No. 45 of Ministry of Health of Russia of February 7, 2000 for intralaboratory quality control have been estimated. According to the data of the Federal System for External Evaluation of the Quality of Clinical Laboratory Studies, the percentage of results of analyses of test sera meeting these criteria has been estimated. Introduction of new criteria for external assessment of the quality of biochemical tests into the practice of the Federal System will not notably modify the currently used criteria with regard to the majority of biochemical parameters, except introduction of more stringent criteria for albumin and magnesium and less stringent for creatine kinase.

  20. 21 March 2011 - South African Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology (DST) Director General P. Mjwara signing the guest with Head of International Relations F. Pauss and Adviser J. Ellis and ALICE Collaboration Spokesperson P. Giubellino and J. Cleymans; in the CERN control centre with R. Steerenberg; visiting ALICE surface exhibition with P. Giubellino and LHC superconducting magnet test hall with L. Bottura.

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    21 March 2011 - South African Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology (DST) Director General P. Mjwara signing the guest with Head of International Relations F. Pauss and Adviser J. Ellis and ALICE Collaboration Spokesperson P. Giubellino and J. Cleymans; in the CERN control centre with R. Steerenberg; visiting ALICE surface exhibition with P. Giubellino and LHC superconducting magnet test hall with L. Bottura.

  1. Results of the technical evaluation of dentistry X-ray equipment of a faculty of Dentistry of Rio Grande do Sul State, based on Regulation 453 of Health Ministry and IRD/CNEN-BR recommendations; Resultados das analises tecnicas realizadas nos equipamentos de raios-X odontologicos de uma faculdade de Odontologia do Rio Grande do Sul, segundo Portaria 453 do Ministerio da Saude e recomendacoes do IRD/CNEN

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    Staevie, G.L.G.; Jahn, T.R.; Barbieri, D.X.; Mas, C.R Dal; Sbaraini, P.; Saba, J.C.P. [Pontificia Univ. Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS (Brazil). Inst. de Pesquisas Cientificas e Tecnologicas. Div. de Engenharia Biomedica]. E-mail: staevie@pucrs.br

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    This paper describes the technical evaluation of odontology X-ray equipment installed in a local school of odontology with regard to the fulfillment of requirements of Regulation No. 453, issued by Brazilian Ministry of Health and the recommendations of the Institute of Radiation Protection and Dosimetry, IRD/CNEN. Fifteen intra-oral odontology X-ray equipment were evaluated and their conformities and non-conformities were identified, followed by recommendations to be adopted by the school. (author)

  2. 10 October 2013 - D. Braun First Deputy Minister for Regional Development, Czech Republic, P. Styczeń Deputy Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy, Republic of Poland and F. Palko State Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development, Slovak Republic visiting the LHC tunnel at Point 1 with Technology Department, Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings Group Leader J. M. Jimenez and signing the Guest book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer

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    10 October 2013 - D. Braun First Deputy Minister for Regional Development, Czech Republic, P. Styczeń Deputy Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy, Republic of Poland and F. Palko State Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development, Slovak Republic visiting the LHC tunnel at Point 1 with Technology Department, Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings Group Leader J. M. Jimenez and signing the Guest book with CERN Director-General R. Heuer

  3. Avaliação do sistema de pontuação para o diagnóstico da tuberculose na infância preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde, Brasil Evaluation of a scoring system recommended by the Brazilian Ministry of Health for the diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis

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    Full Text Available A tuberculose é conhecida como uma das mais importantes causas de mortalidade no mundo. O diagnóstico da tuberculose na infância tem entre suas muitas dificuldades o achado bacteriológico do Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Este foi um estudo de caso-controle aninhado em uma coorte prospectiva com crianças que coletaram lavado gástrico em nível ambulatorial e hospitalar, com o objetivo de identificar se o sistema de pontuação para o diagnóstico de tuberculose em crianças negativas à baciloscopia, proposto pelo Ministério da Saúde, poderia ser utilizado como instrumento inicial de identificação do diagnóstico da tuberculose na infância. Um total de 108 crianças foi submetido ao lavado gástrico, sendo que 53 tiveram diagnóstico de tuberculose e 55 com diagnóstico descartado. O sistema de pontuação proposto pelo Ministério da Saúde para o diagnóstico de tuberculose em crianças com baciloscopia negativa apresentou uma boa sensibilidade em ambos os grupos estudados, sendo o melhor ponto de corte o critério 1 (possível diagnóstico de tuberculose com sensibilidade de 92% podendo, então, ser usado como um auxiliar na investigação diagnóstica de crianças que se submeterão ao lavado gástrico. Nossa recomendação é que o sistema de pontuação do Ministério da Saúde seja utilizado nos serviços de saúde para auxiliar o médico a decidir sobre continuar ou não a investigação da tuberculose infantil, e não somente em crianças que já foram submetidas ao procedimento e tiveram suas amostras com resultado negativo.Tuberculosis is currently one of the main causes of death in the world. One of the difficulties for tuberculosis diagnosis in childhood is the bacteriological identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This nested case-control study aimed to compare the diagnostic values of a scoring system proposed by the Brazilian Ministry of Heath for diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis using gastric washing samples

  4. Status analysis and countermeasure research of the establishment of the Ministry of Education innovation team in independent medical colleges%独立设置医学院校教育部创新团队建设现状分析及对策研究

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    邹小莉; 宁晓梅; 王瑛

    2016-01-01

    截止目前,独立设置医学院校中已有21所院校建立了37个教育部创新团队,成为我国医学教育体系创新团队建设的重要组成部分.从态势分析(strengths、weaknesses、opportunities、threats,SWOT)视角来看,在独立设置医学院校进行教育部创新团队建设的过程中,有自身独特优势、也存在明显劣势,有良好外界机遇、也存在前所未有挑战.独立设置医学院校要顺应时代趋势,借力国家区域发展政策,充分发挥优势,努力克服劣势,积极抓住机遇,主动迎接挑战,制定正确的战略决策,更好地发挥在医学教育体系中不可替代的作用.%Up to now,there are 21 ministry of education innovation teams established by 37 independent medical colleges and universities,which has become an important part of the medical education system innovation team building.From the perspective of SWOT (strengths,weaknesses,opportunities,threats) analysis,in the process of ministry of education innovation team establishment in the independent medical colleges,there are unique advantages,followed by obvious disadvantages,and there are favorable outside opportunities,accompanied with unprecedented challenges.Independent medical colleges shall keep up with the development trend,leverage the national regional development policy,give full play to the advantages,endeavor to overcome weaknesses,seize the opportunities and face the challenges actively,make the right strategic decisions,in order to better play an irreplaceable role in higher medical education system.

  5. Military ministry during the turn of 1989 to 1992

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    Full Text Available L’article ci-joint présente d’une manière très succincte les premières années de pastorat militaire de la Pologne après la chute du communisme. Dans la période d’après 1947, les autorités communistes ont toléré l’existence de ce qui est resté du pastorat militaire, mais les prêtres militaires étaient obligés à collaborer avec la Section Politique – Educationnelle. L’ainsi nommée Doyenneté Générale de l’Armée Polonaise instituée par les autorités communistes était constitué de 31 églises de garnison et disposait de 45 prêtres. Quoique les officiers politiques ont déposé un effort substantiel pour athéiser l’Armée Polonaise, l’effet n’a pas été celui espéré, mais, au contraire, un superficiel. Une fois avec la nomination par le pape Jean Paul II le 31 janvier 1991 du prêtre Sławoj Leszek Głódź comme Evêque de l’Ordinariat militaire en Pologne, ont fini les 50 années d’existence de l’Ordinariat et de l’Evêque militaire dans la structure de l’Eglise Catholique et des forces armées polonaises. Les premières décisions prises par l’évêque Głódź ont été des actes de législation, des dénominations personnelles et la constitution de la structure pastorale militaire en Pologne. Cette expérience é été utile, aussi, à l’Eglise orthodoxe et évangélique qui, ultérieurement, ont créé des structures semblables. L’article présente, aussi, le rôle du pape Jean Paul II dans la reconstitution du pastorat militaire en Pologne.NB : l’Ordinariat militaire est une structure ecclésiastique semblable à un évêché qui se préoccupe des cadres de l’armée. Dans l’Eglise catholique, il y a plus 30 Ordinariats militaires.

  6. Open letter to the Italian Ministry of University and Research

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    Full Text Available Open letter to the Minister of Italian University. The government should get advice from the best Italian scientists for the necessary reform of the Italian University, with special concern to crucial processes as the appointment of new professors and academic evaluation. The current government proposal for a random draw of evaluation committees in charge for the appointment of new professors is considered as a wrong solution and harmful tool for dealing with such a crucial process.

  7. The National Farm Worker Ministry as Freirian Apprenticeship

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    Nilsen, Ryan

    2014-01-01

    In "Education, liberation and the church," Paulo Freire uses the metaphor of "apprenticeship" to describe a form of liberative education for people of faith who begin to discover the ways in which they benefit from the systemic oppression of other human beings. As depicted in ten oral history interviews conducted with the…

  8. Japanese Research Institutes Funded by Ministries Other Than Education.

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    UNCLASSIFIED S2 1SECURITY CLASIFICATION OF THIS PAGE (Mhan Date Ents ) .1 Iki-. _,l al UNCLASSIFIED .L.J&lITY CLASSIFICATION OF THIS PAGE(Whn Data Enterad...developrrent of materials for tobacco manufacturinq and product s) 1st funrdarmritz, research division ( protein , enz~me) 2nd fuI danrertal research...ENGINEERING 45 PRODUCTS 17 PRODUCTS 27 PRODUCTS DESIGN 45 PROGRAM ENGINEERING 70 PROJECT CONTROL 67 PROPULSION ENGINEERING 67 PROTEIN 71 PSYCHOLOGICAL 57

  9. Marquee Ministry; The Movie Theater as Church and Community Forum.

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    Konzelman, Robert G.

    Secular (commercial) films should be used in the service of the church for two major reasons: 1) a responsible church cannot ignore the fact that in our culture films play a determinative role in belief and value formation, and 2) a creative church will not want to ignore their great potential as an educational tool. If the church urges its…

  10. Ministry prepares to buy back rail company / Kairi Kurm

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    2006-01-01

    Eesti valitsuse teatel on tehtud ettepanek osta tagasi 66 protsenti Eesti Raudtee osalusest. Omaniku Edward Burkhardt'i ja Eesti poliitikute seisukohad. Kommenteerivad: Agu Uudelepp, Toomas Raag, Meelis Atonen, Margus Tsahkna, Eiki Nestor

  11. Delegation of Zimbabwean Ministry of Local Government Visits China

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    <正>Dr. I. M. C. Chombo, minister of local government, public works and urban development of Zimbabwe, visited Beijing, Wuxi and Shanghai as the head of a delegation from March 17 to 24 at the invitation of the CPAFFC.

  12. Economy Ministry's recovery plan offers no immediate solutions

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    Läti majandusministeeriumis töötati välja majanduse taastamisplaan, mille eesmärkideks on saavutada aastatel 2013-2015 5-protsendilise SKP kasv ja vähendada tööpuudust 8% võrra. Ministeeriumi majandusprognoosist. Tööpuuduse määr on tõusnud 13,3 protsendini, kusjuures peaaegu iga teine Läti töötu ei ole ennast töötuna arvele võtnud

  13. Role of the Chaplain in Ministry Related to Psychogenic Diseases.

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    funcions as well as over external daily interactions with the environment. If a patient with a psychogenic disease undertakes meditation and the other...citations in all) many involving a large number of people (multitudes). Kelsey makes a point that Jesus’ healings were not limited to psychosomatic

  14. Economy Ministry's recovery plan offers no immediate solutions

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    Läti majandusministeeriumis töötati välja majanduse taastamisplaan, mille eesmärkideks on saavutada aastatel 2013-2015 5-protsendilise SKP kasv ja vähendada tööpuudust 8% võrra. Ministeeriumi majandusprognoosist. Tööpuuduse määr on tõusnud 13,3 protsendini, kusjuures peaaegu iga teine Läti töötu ei ole ennast töötuna arvele võtnud

  15. Joint ventures: a risk to the ministry's moral capital?

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    1987-04-01

    When Catholic health care providers become involved in a joint venture, they put at risk not only their financial and legal resources but also their "moral capital," that is, their tradition of healing in Jesus Christ's name. Since collaborative arrangements may offer the only way to respond to persons in need, organizations that are contemplating joint ventures must assess in moral terms the "return" on such arrangements. The joint ventures fraught with the greatest moral risk are those between hospitals and physicians. In such arrangements, the patient's best interests may be compromised by the economic interests of both the physicians and the provider. Although both the law and the American Medical Association seem reluctant to prohibit entrepreneurial activity that places physicians in conflict-of-interest situations, they have established disclosure requirements to help safeguard patient interests. Moral tensions also are inherent in managed care plans such as health maintenance organizations and preferred provider organizations. The emphasis on gatekeeping to avoid unnecessary medical procedures and the potential for excluding persons in need who cannot afford to participate in such plans are two serious concerns. The patient's right to confidentiality also may be threatened in capitated systems, which rely on complex utilization review procedures that expose the patient's records to a wide circle of people. Each ethical issue will not arise in every potential joint venture. The sooner an organization can name the key values it wants to protect, however, the easier it will be for potential partners to work together and to build into the joint venture safeguards for these values.

  16. Ministry prepares to buy back rail company / Kairi Kurm

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    2006-01-01

    Eesti valitsuse teatel on tehtud ettepanek osta tagasi 66 protsenti Eesti Raudtee osalusest. Omaniku Edward Burkhardt'i ja Eesti poliitikute seisukohad. Kommenteerivad: Agu Uudelepp, Toomas Raag, Meelis Atonen, Margus Tsahkna, Eiki Nestor

  17. Motivating Factors for Philanthropy at a Ministry Preparation Graduate Institution

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    Reimer, Jay Paul

    2013-01-01

    A qualitative case study was conducted to determine whether major donors to an institution of higher education that existed to prepare ministers and missionaries were perceived by the institution's leaders as motivated by organizational effectiveness, financial efficiency, or evaluations by donor watchdog agencies. The case study was conducted…

  18. Lay Led Ministries in USAREUR: Impact on Command and Community.

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    1985-04-17

    services or other related group activi- ties conducted by religious groups such as Bible Studies, prayer meetings, healing services, etc.’ The USACHCS...one was an officer (Jewish, Major) and one (1) was a civilian missionary. There seemed to be a good scattering of denominations; four (4) Pentecostal ...Holiness/ Pentecostal . It is important to note these categories when considering the data. Admittedly, the survey was limited in the number of sources

  19. Strategic Foresight Process - Improvements for the Hungarian Ministry of Defense

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    Foresight applies “broad stakeholder involvement and empowerment in a desired futures visioning, anticipation and co- designing process;” its main aim is to...decided to develop a sophisticated Foresight methodology and involve all intended users into the Foresight process. First, the DPD realized that it... users of the products of Foresight (the analytic communities and the General Staff) had to be involved in the strategic Foresight process. By involving

  20. Women's Ordination in Denmark: The Humanization of the Ordained Ministry

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    Pedersen, Else Marie Wiberg

    2009-01-01

    as a special sacred superstructure should be for men exclusively. From 1947, the drama about women pastors was played out within a church-people-complex, as the church was becoming more fully democratic. Society was expressing its need for a new type of pastor or rather new types of pastors. To include women...... as ordained pastors was and is the church's intelligent response to the needs and call of its members. The Danish folkchurch recognized how it is part of democratic society and how it in accordance with the welfare society of which it is part has to be a welfare church. The pastor became the incarnation...... of pastors in the Danish folkchurch are women and that this has meant a feminization of the church as such - a myth that covers the fact that there are two competing ways of being church: through an abstract theology of the word or through a practical theology. In reality, the chuch has been going through...

  1. Controls Over Ministry of Interior Fuel Contracts Could be Improved

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    Information System (AFMIS). AFMIS is the official data repository used for financial data reconciliation and also the official accounting system used...Introduction DODIG-2016-040 │ 3 EF-2 is responsible for working with ANSF to ensure transparency, accountability , and oversight in ANSF’s financial and...Historically Not Held GIRoA to Commitment Letter Provisions Two prior DoD OIG audit reports found that CSTC–A was not holding GIRoA accountable for failure to

  2. Mulheres com atipias, lesões precursoras e invasivas do colo do útero: condutas segundo as recomendações do Ministério da Saúde Women with atypical, precursor lesions and invasive cervical cancer: behaviors according to the recommendations of the Ministry of Health

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    2012-06-01

    ção/tratamento preconizados.PURPOSE: To verify whether women with atypias of undetermined significance and precursor lesions or invasive cervical outcomes were referred to Medium Complexity Units (MCU following the guidelines recommended by the Brazilian Ministry of Health. METHODS: Retrospective study based on the cytopathological outcomes of users of the Unified Health System, seen at Basic Health Assistance Units (BHAU and referred to MCUs in the municipality of Goiânia, state of Goiás, from 2005 to 2006. We assessed 832 records according to the recommendations of the Brazilian Ministry of Health, as established by the Brazilian Nomenclature for Cervical Cytopathologic Outcomes and Recommended Clinical Practice. To check the distribution of variables such as reasons for referral, results of colposcopy and histopathology and clinical procedures we calculated absolute and relative frequencies, mean, minimum and maximum values. RESULTS: We understood 72.7% of the referrals were not in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Health. There were 605 women with test results classified as atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance, possibly non-neoplasms, and squamous intraepithelial lesion of low level which were sent to MCU, and of these 71.8% were submitted to colposcopy, and 64.7% had histopathological examination which results were classified as 31.0% with non-neoplasms and 44.6% as NIC I. Out of 211 women with results classified as more severe squamous lesions, 86.3% were submitted to colposcopy and 68.7% of these had histopathological examinations. CONCLUSIONS: The results of this study revealed high rates of inappropriate referrals to MCU, which required a high percentage of unnecessary procedures. The recommendations of the Ministry of Health were followed by BHAU and the majority of women received counseling/treatment as recommended.

  3. Soil - a scarce resource. The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries' report on the interaction between food, feed and bioenergy. Danish potential in an international perspective; Jorden - en knap ressource. Foedevareministeriets rapport om samspillet mellem foedevarer, foder og bioenergi. Dansk potentiale i et internationalt perspektiv

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    The competition concerning utilization of agricultural soil has multiple causes. Prospects of climate change, growing energy consumption, environmental related controls on agricultural production, increase in population and wealth in e.g. China and India are some of the challenges that will influence future acreage use in agriculture. The present debate on biofuels based on agricultural crops puts focus on utilization of agricultural soil. Knowledge synthesis on biomass has documented that production and use of biomass is a complex area which is highly influenced by global conditions. The complexity is underlined by the numerous significant aspects within economy, trade, technology, environment and ethics which influence biomass. Therefore the political interest and regulation of biomass are subject to many considerations, especially as regards international regulation. In May 2007 the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries appointed a project group in order to clarify the relationship between the various uses of biomass, including the risk of not being able to maintain the present balance between growing food and crops for other purposes. The group has taken stock of the overall situation. The group's results are presented in this report. (BA)

  4. Ciência, positivismo e agricultura: uma análise do Ministério da Agricultura, indústria e comércio na Primeira República Science, positivism and agriculture: an analysis of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, industry and commerce in the First Republic

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    Marcos Jungmann Bhering

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa a criação do Ministério da Agricultura, Indústria e Comércio (MAIC em 1909 e as atividades exercidas no interior de algumas de suas agências. A partir da criação do MAIC, os institutos recém-estabelecidos e os que passaram à sua tutela, como o Jardim Botânico e o Museu Nacional, assumiram uma orientação utilitária, para o desenvolvimento e modernização da agricultura nacional. Sugerimos que os valores positivistas de progresso e de defesa de uma ciência aplicada possuíram papéis chave na criação do MAIC e nas atividades dos seus institutos.This article analyses the creation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce (MAIC in 1909, as well as the scientific activities inside some of its agencies. With the creation of MAIC, the newly created institutes and those which were transferred to its responsibility (ex. Botanic Garden and National Museum assumed an utilitarian orientation with the objective of modernizing and developing the national agriculture. We suggest that the positivist values regarding progress and the important role of applied sciences had key in the creation of MAIC and in the activities of its agencies.

  5. Pilot Program for the implementation of the Regulation Doc. nr. 453 of the Ministry of Health in the Image Service of the Hospital Municipal Cardoso Fontes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - preliminary results; Programa piloto para implantacao da Portaria 453 do Ministerio da Saude no Servico de Imagem do Hospital Municipal Cardoso Fontes - resultados preliminares

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    Almeida, Claudio Domingues; Ferreira, Rubemar de Souza; Marechal, Maria Helena H. [Instituto de Radioprotecao e Dosimetria (IRD), Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); Milano, Nelly Ester [Hospital Municipal Cardoso Fontes, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Setor de Imagem

    2000-07-01

    Overall quality in radiological protection and medical image depend largely on keeping certain safety standard and technical procedures in good levels. This way, In June 1998, the Ministry of Health published the document 453 - Guidelines of Radiological Protection to Medical and Dental practices defining different levels of actions and responsibility to radiological installation where the critical starting point was the necessity of a previous quality assurance program (QAP) into the radiological service. Preliminary results of a QAP realized in the Department of Radiology of a high complexity Hospital in Rio de Janeiro has showed that, although the importance of 453 regulation be recognizing, there is a few motivation for implementing it. Besides, during 1999 was possible identify losses of 14,9 % related only to the repetition of exposures in the patients, reflecting in terms of cost about of U$ 70,000 a year. Results suggest that loss of 54% of total film are due to under or over exposures and 20% are due to inadequate positioning either film or patient, evidencing the need of training the technical and medical staff. (author)

  6. 从日本外务省与驻华领事馆密电揭秘日本承认伪满洲国内幕%Exposing the Secret of Japan Recognizes The Puppet Manchuria Government from the Secret Telegrams of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Japan Consulate

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    周波

    2014-01-01

    在日本炮制的伪满洲国傀儡政权成立前后,日本外务省与驻华各领事馆通过大量的机密电报,密谋对中国东北实行殖民统治,策划伺机承认伪满洲国。本文通过研究这些密电,剥去日本侵略者的谎言外衣,揭露日本怀着不可告人的目的承认伪满洲国的真实内幕,以及侵占中国东北,奴役中国东北人民的丑恶罪行。%Before and after the established of puppet regime in Manchuria puppet regime leaded by Japanese government , the Japanese Ministry of foreign affairs , send many telegrams to its Consulate in China , plotting on the Chinese northeast colonial rule , to acknowledge the puppet Manchuria government planning .Through the study of these cables , stripped of the Japanese aggressors lie coat , exposing the Japanese have not to be divulged to ac-knowledge the puppet Manchuria government true insider embezzlement , and Chinese northeast , enslave the people of northeast Chinese hideous crimes .

  7. Preliminary Study on the Information Management of Agricultural Construction Projects in China, Taking Information System of Agricultural Construction Project Management of Ministry of Agriculture as a Case%我国农业建设项目信息化管理初步研究--以农业部农业建设项目管理信息系统为例

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    方松; 赵红萍

    2013-01-01

    The information management is a modern project management method. The connotation and characters of information management of agricultural construction project were elaborated in the paper. Paths of information management of agricultural construction project were studied. Taking information system of agricultural construction project management of Ministry of Agriculture as a case, the information management of agricultural construction project was empirically analyzed. Related proposals were put forward from working modes, management ideas, working bases, advancing forms, and operating mechanisms, etc.%信息化管理是一种现代化的项目管理方式。文章阐述了农业建设项目信息化管理的涵义及特点,研究了农业建设项目信息化管理的路径,并以农业部农业建设项目管理信息系统为例,对农业建设项目信息化管理进行了实证分析,从工作方式、管理理念、工作基础、推进形式、运行机制等方面提出了开展我国农业建设项目信息化管理的相关建议。

  8. Marco referencial para el análisis de los programas de enseñanza media en el área de física y de química propuestos por el Ministerio de Educación Pública Costarricense / Referencial frame work for the analysis of the third and fourth cycles study programs in the physics and chemistry fields proposed by the Costa Rican Public Education Ministry

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    Artavia Herrera, Yeudin

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: Este artículo presenta el marco referencial para el análisis de los programas de estudio propuestos por el Ministerio de Educación Pública (MEP en la enseñanza de la Física y la Química para la educación diversificada. Se considera el aporte que el MEP ofrece a los docentes de Física y Química, desde su posición de ente controlador de la educación costarricense. Así como el aporte de diversos autores que ofrecen variadas concepciones sobre la temática de enseñanza de la ciencia en general y de la Física y la Química en particular.Abstract:This article presents the referencial frame work for the analysis of the study programs proposed by the Public Education Ministry (MEP for the teaching of Physics and Chemistry in the third and fourth cicles. The contribution given to the Physics and Chemistry teachers by the Ministry of education has been taken into consideration since it`s the controlling entity in Costa Rican education. Besides, relevant ideas from several authors who have a variety of concepts about science teaching and Physics and Chemistry specifically were used to support the research.

  9. Classification of Redundancy in Diplomatic Language and Its function---A Case Study of Chinese Foreign Ministry Press Conference%外交语言中冗余信息的分类及其功能--以中国外交部例行记者会为例

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    2014-01-01

    以自2010年1月到2012年12月的外交部发言人的例行记者会讲话为语料,结合语用学、社会语言学、社会心理学以及言语交际学来对外交语言中的冗余信息的分类和功能做了较为深入的探究。研究认为外交语言中的冗余信息分成委婉冗余,模糊冗余,虚拟冗余三类。功能主要包括保护作用、言语控制作用和强调作用这三个方面,其中保护作用主要从维护国家形象,保守国家机密和国家政策的宏观保护这三点进行阐释的。%This paper does a comprehensive data-based study on the redundant information in diplomatic language through the integrated appliance of pragmatics ,social linguistics,social psychology and speech communication .The data derive from the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman ’ s regular press conference speeches from January 2010 to December 2012. The study classifies the redundant information in modern diplomatic language into euphemism redundancy , fuzzy redundancy and virtual redundancy .And it analyzes the functions of redundant information in modern diplo-matic language from protecting,conversation controlling as well as emphasizing these three parts .Among them,the protecting function is elaborated mainly from safeguarding the national image , keeping the country ’ s secrets and macro protection of the national policy .

  10. A General Review to Publishing Activities of Prime Ministry General Directorate of State Archives Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü Yayıncılık Faaliyetlerine Genel Bir Bakış

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    Full Text Available In this article, publishing activities of Prime Ministry General Directorate of State Archives are being presented and being evaluated. In this frame, firstly, the working areas and departments of General Directorate are explained and the Directorate's publishing principles are presented in detail. The importance of publishing activities in Archive Science is also emphasized. It is aimed to contribute the use of General Directorate's services by the scientists. Bu makalede, Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü'nün yayıncılık faaliyetleri tanıtılmakta ve değerlendirilmektedir. Bu çerçevede öncelikle Genel Müdürlük ve bağlı Daire Başkanlıklarının çalışma alanları ile, takip edilen yayıncılık ilkeleri üzerinde ayrıntılı olarak durulmaktadır. Ayrıca ülkemizde arşivcilik alanında yürütülen kapsamlı çalışmalar içerisinde yayıncılık çalışmalarının taşıdığı değer vurgulanmaktadır. Bu şekilde, Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü hizmetlerinden bilim çevrelerinin daha iyi istifade edebilmesine katkı sağlanması amaçlanmaktadır.

  11. La estrategia de grupos heterogéneos en el nivel de educación inicial implementada por el ministerio de educación pública de Costa Rica (STRATEGY OF HETEROGENEOUS GROUPS IN PREESCHOOL EDUCATION LEVEL IMPLEMENTED BY THE EDUCATION MINISTRY

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    Herrera Solís Diana

    2009-04-01

    -prácticas a las docentes que asumen estos grupos, siendo esta la principal debilidad manifestada por las entrevistadas.Abstract: In this article it is analized, throught a quantitive descriptive study, how the strategy of Heteregoneus Groups is developed. The strategy was implemented by the Public Education Ministry and by schools classified as: Direction 1 and, “Unidocentes”. The strategy comes up based on a national need, in 2001. It began as a Pilot Plan, denomitated: “Implementation Plan for the Nursery Level Program”. Basically, it was created in order to respond to the situation of low enrolment, at this level, in some scattered countryside areas in Costa Rica. In this way, groups of children in ages between the 4,3 years to the 6,6 years share the same working and learning space, and develop the same activities altogether. This strategy is relatively new, which means that analyzing its implications becomes necesary, regarding all of those involved in the educational process.For this, a questionnaire was applied taking into account variable like the academic and personal characteristics from the teachers, amount and ages of the children by group, functionality of the training program recommended by the MEP, work that realises the personnel with the family and the community, needs of the personnel as far as continuous formation and main benefits and limitations of the work with heterogenous groupings. Finally we made conclusions in response to these variables and recommendations directed to the Ministry of Public Education, the universities and the teachers of these groups. Generally one concludes that, the Strategy of Heterogenous Groups as much has multiple advantages for the teachers that works with this, and for the children; nevertheless is necessary that organizations like the Ministry of Public Education and Universities that teachs the race of Preschool Education provide to the teachers theoretical-practices tools, being this the main weakness indicated

  12. Experiencia del Ministerio de Salud en la implementación de las brigadas de médicos especialistas en las zonas de Aseguramiento Universal en Perú, 2009-2010 Implementation of medical specialists brigades in the areas of Universal Health coverage: the peruvian Ministry of Health experience, 2009-2010

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    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Perú tiene alto grado de inequidad reflejado en la distribución de morbilidad-mortalidad, concordante con la inaccesibilidad a atención de salud y déficit de recursos humanos, especialmente en zonas alejadas de la capital. El Ministerio de Salud de Perú, reconociendo el derecho de toda la población a salud de calidad, inició el Aseguramiento Universal en Salud (AUS, en este marco, incrementó el acceso a atención especializada en zonas pilotos del AUS, mediante brigadas de médicos especialistas. Este artículo ofrece una aproximación a esta estrategia; presenta los procesos de gestión e implementación, hace un análisis cuantitativo con indicadores de producción/eficiencia, y brinda una mirada cualitativa desde la perspectiva de los brigadistas. Sus principales conclusiones inciden en la falta de gestión eficaz y eficiente, traducida en ausencia de: metas de producción, planes de trabajo, trabajo coparticipativo con actores locales, monitoreo y supervisión efectivos, reincidente escasez de recursos humanos y tecnológicos, y elevados costos.Peru has a high degree of inequity reflected in the distribution of morbidity and mortality, consistent with the inaccessibility to health care and human resource gap, especially in remote areas of the capital. The Peruvian Ministry of Health, recognizing the right of all people to quality health care, initiated the Universal Health Insurance (AUS, and in this context, increased access to specialized care in pilot AUS areas by brigades of specialist doctors. This article offers an approach to this strategy presents the management and implementation processes, a quantitative analysis with indicators of output / efficiency, and provides a qualitative look from the perspective of the members of the brigades. Its main findings reflect the lack of effective and efficient management, translated in the absence of: production goals, work plans, working partnerships with local stakeholders, monitoring

  13. Lutando contra a AIDS entre meninas adolescentes: os efeitos da Campanha de Carnaval de 2003 do Ministério da Saúde do Brasil The fight against AIDS among adolescent girls: the impact of the 2003 Carnival campaign by the Brazilian Ministry of Health

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    Full Text Available Em 2003, o Ministério da Saúde do Brasil (MS lançou uma campanha nacional para promover o uso de preservativos entre meninas adolescentes. A Campanha de Carnaval 2003 foi transmitida por emissoras de rádio e televisão entre 16 de fevereiro e 3 de março, tendo como público-alvo adolescentes do sexo feminino entre 13 e 19 anos, um grupo social que havia registrado crescimento no número de casos de AIDS e outras doenças sexualmente transmissíveis. O MS contratou a artista Kelly Key para estrelar os anúncios de rádio e TV. Um dos objetivos foi o de estimular as adolescentes a não sentirem vergonha de adquirir preservativos e de exigir que seus parceiros os utilizassem. O artigo apresenta os resultados de um survey nacional encomendado pelo MS, que contou com a participação de 1.006 jovens adolescentes em 86 municípios. Os resultados demonstram que os materiais de campanha alcançaram o público-alvo, e que eles foram muito bem avaliados pelas entrevistadas. Finalmente, os resultados mostram, ainda, que a campanha teve efeitos importantes, como o desencadeamento de discussões no ambiente social das jovens e o reforço de atitudes relacionadas ao uso de preservativos.In 2003, the Brazilian Ministry of Health launched a nationwide campaign aimed at promoting condom use by adolescent girls. The "Carnival Campaign" was broadcast on television and radio from February 16 to March 3 and targeted adolescent girls (13-19 years, a group which had shown an increase in the number of cases of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. The MoH hired Kelly Key, a Brazilian pop singer, to star the television and radio ads and deliver the campaign message. One of the objectives was to empower girls and encourage them not to be ashamed of purchasing condoms or of demanding that their partners use them. The article presents the results of a nationwide survey with 1,006 adolescent girls in 86 municipalities, sponsored by the MoH. The results show

  14. Um exame dos fluxos financeiros do Ministério da Saúde em pesquisa e desenvolvimento (2003-2005, segundo a Agenda Nacional de Prioridades de Pesquisa em Saúde An analysis of financial flows from the Brazilian Ministry of Health for research and development in 2003-2005 according to the National Agenda for Health Research Priorities

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    Rondineli Mendes da Silva

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho mapeou a aplicação dos recursos financeiros em pesquisa e desenvolvimento em saúde (P&D/S pelo Ministério da Saúde no período 2003-2005, conforme a Agenda Nacional de Prioridades de Pesquisa em Saúde (ANPPS, estabelecida em 2004. Utilizaram-se dados procedentes de pesquisa realizada com a finalidade primária de mensurar esses fluxos de investimento no período. Foi computado apenas o financiamento direto e efetivamente pago em pesquisas, excluindo-se dispêndios com salários. As pesquisas foram categorizadas segundo as 24 subagendas da ANPPS por dois pesquisadores independentes, com as discordâncias resolvidas por consenso. Foram aplicados cerca de R$ 409,7 milhões, com uma concentração nas subagendas: doenças transmissíveis, complexo produtivo da saúde, pesquisa clínica, assistência farmacêutica e doenças não-transmissíveis (79% do total. Todas as subagendas receberam algum financiamento no período. O estudo estabelece um marco zero para avaliações do potencial indutor deste instrumento e da aproximação entre os investimentos em P&D/S e as necessidades sanitárias.This study mapped the application of financing in research and development in health (R&D/H by the Brazilian Ministry of Health in 2003-2005, according to the National Agenda for Health Research Priorities, created in 2004. The analysis was based on data from a study aimed primarily at measuring these investment flows during the same period. The calculations included only direct financing with actual outlays in research, including payroll expenditures. The studies were categorized according to the 24 sub-agendas of the national priority agenda by two independent researchers, and disagreements were resolved by consensus. Research and development expenditures in health totaled 409.7 million reais, concentrated mainly in the following sub-agendas: transmissible diseases, the health industry complex, clinical research, pharmaceutical care, and non

  15. Infocentros del Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología de Venezuela y su gestión educativa: ¿Alcanzan los fines propuestos? / The info centres of the Science and Technology Ministry of Venezuela and their educative management: do they reach the goals?

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    Medina, Niorka

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: Esta investigación se orienta a evaluar la gestión educativa de los infocentros del Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología de Venezuela. El tipo de investigación es descriptiva, cuantitativa y explicativa. Los instrumentos seleccionados para la recolección de la información son: entrevista al único supervisor y a 10 anfitriones y un cuestionario a los 290 usuarios de los infocentros estudiados. Los instrumentos se sometieron a validación de contenido por juicio de expertos. Se aplicó una prueba piloto con el cuestionario a una muestra intencional de 32 usuarios. Los datos recolectados se analizaron utilizando Análisis Factorial y Validez Discriminante para su validez de constructo y Alfa de Cronbach para su confiabilidad. Los resultados se analizaron considerando un Índice de alcance propio, media aritmética, desviación estándar, análisis de la varianza y prueba de múltiplos rangos de Tukey. Los resultados obtenidos indican que la gestión educativa de los infocentros resultó aceptable con un gran potencial, con muy buena receptividad por las comunidades y anfitriones especialmente como apoyo para utilizar las Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación como un instrumento potencial de desarrollo endógeno, cultural, social, económico y educativo.Abstract: This investigation is oriented to evaluate the educative management of the info centres of Science and Technology Ministry of Venezuela. The type of investigation is descriptive, quantitative and explanatory. The instruments for collecting the data are: interview to the supervisor and 10 hosts and a questionnaire to 290 info center users. The instruments were validated by experts. A pilot test was made with the questionnaire to an intentional sample of thirty two (32 users. The collected data was analyzed using Factorial Analysis and Discriminate Validity for their validity of construct and Alpha Cronbach for trustworthiness. The results were analyzed using an index

  16. Oferta y demanda de médicos especialistas en los establecimientos de salud del Ministerio de Salud: brechas a nivel nacional, por regiones y tipo de especialidad Supply and demand of medical specialists in the health facilities of the Ministry of Health: national, regional and by type of specialty gaps

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    Leslie Zevallos

    2011-06-01

    medical specialists in facilities of the Ministry of Health of Peru (MINSA at the national, regional and specialty type levels. Materials and methods. Observational, descriptive study through which we calculated the supply of medical specialists using secondary sources of MINSA. The analysis of the demand for medical specialists was based on two methodologies: the need for specialists according to the guidelines of classification of the health facilities and according to the epidemiological and demographic profile. The arithmetic difference between the estimated demand and the supply was the procedure used to calculate the gap of medical specialists. Results. The Ministry of Health has a total supply at the national level of 6,074 medical specialists of which 61.5% belong to the clinical specialties, 33.2% to the surgical specialties, 4.9% specialities related to aid to diagnosis and treatment and 0.4% to public health specialties. According to the categorization guideline there is a total demand of 11,176 medical specialists and according to the epidemiological and demographic profile of 11,738. The national estimated gaps found are similar in both methods, although they differ widely across regions and by type of specialty. At the regional level, the gaps are greater in Loreto, Piura, Puno and Madre de Dios when estimating the defficit in relation to the supply. Regarding the speciality, the gap is greater in the four basic specialties: gynecology and obstetrics, pediatrics, internal medicine and general surgery. Conclusions. There is a waid gap between supply and demand of medical specialists at the national and regional levels, as a whole representing approximately 45% of the current offer, regardless of the estimation method.

  17. Gasto do Ministério da Saúde com medicamentos: tendência dos programas de 2002 a 2007 Gasto del Ministerio de la Salud con medicamentos: tendencia de los programas de 2002 a 2007 Ministry of Health's spending on drugs: program trends from 2002 to 2007

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    Fabiola Sulpino Vieira

    2009-08-01

    acciones que financiaron la adquisición de medicamentos fueron obtenidas en el sistema Siga Brasil y clasificadas según los programas de asistencia farmacéutica. Los valores liquidados fueron identificados para cada programa. Para 2006 y 2007, fueron pesquisadas las adquisiciones de anti-retrovirales. Con relación a los medicamentos del Programa de Dispensación en Carácter Excepcional, se confrontaron los datos de la acción presupuestaria con aquellos disponibles en el Sistema Único de Salud. Los valores obtenidos fueron deflacionados aplicándose el Índice de Precios al Consumidor Amplio. Fue efectuado el análisis exploratorio de los datos. RESULTADOS: El gasto en 2007 fue 3,2 veces el de 2002 y la participación del gasto con medicamentos en el gasto total aumentó de 5,4% en 2002 a 10,7% en 2007. El gasto con los medicamentos de la atención básica tuvo aumento de 75% y con medicamentos de los programas estratégicos, de 124%. En caso de los anti-retrovirales el aumento fue de aproximadamente 6%, pero con aumento de 77% de 2005 a 2006, seguida de reducción de 29% de 2006 a 2007. El aumento más expresivo del gasto fue observado con los medicamentos de dispensación en carácter excepcional, 252% de 2003 a 2007. CONCLUSIONES: Hubo aumento significativo del gasto con medicamentos entre 2002 y 2007, habiendo mayor participación en ese gasto de los anti-retrovirales y medicamentos de dispensación excepcional, los cuales son constituidos por número expresivo de fármacos protegidos por patentes.OBJECTIVE: To analyze the evolution of the Ministry of Health's spending on drugs. METHODS: The Ministry of Health's total (added spending on drugs and its (not added programs' were analyzed between 2002 and 2007. Actions that financed drug acquisition were obtained from the Siga Brasil system and classified according to pharmaceutical service programs. Settled values were identified for each program. For 2006 and 2007, antiretroviral drug acquisitions were analyzed. As

  18. Policy Making and Planning within Ministries: Ways to simplify and co-ordinate Stefnumótun og áætlanagerð ráðuneyta. Leiðir að einföldun og samhæfingu

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    Héðinn Unnsteinsson

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available The coalition government in Iceland launched the 20/20 Moving Iceland Forward Initiative in 2009. The results of the data collection and the analysis that took place as part of that initiative led to the strategic vision, Iceland 2020. One of the objectives set out in Iceland 2020 is to simplify, reduce and integrate major policies and plans of Ministries and agencies that have been developed in recent years. The basis of this work was the analysis of 11 major policies and plans with the aim of developing concrete recommendations on how policy and planning needs to change within the Icelandic Public Administration. The results of the analysis was that 198 criteria’s were analysed, 18 criteria’s for each of the 11 policies. 108 fulfilled the criteria (55%, 52 partially fulfilled it (26% and 38 were not present (19%. In general, the strength of the Icelandic administration is mainly in the preparation, analysis, goals and objectives setting during the policy process. The weaknesses lie in the lack of connection with funding, poor implementation and insufficient monitoring and evaluation. This paper sets out proposals for a new vision and methodology on how public policy and planning within the Icelandic Public Administration should be executed. They include adding perspective and practices to the process by reducing policies and plans; linking policies and planning within Ministries to the national budgetary process and guidelines to ensure that performance measurement and monitoring is always available.Ríkisstjórn Samfylkingar og Vinstri hreyfingarinnar - græns framboðs setti sér það verkefni í samstarfsyfirlýsingu árið 2009 að vinna að 20/20 Sóknaráætlun fyrir Ísland. Niðurstöður úr greiningarvinnu og gagnasöfnun 20/20 Sóknaráætlunar urðu í framhaldi grunnurinn að stefnumarkandi framtíðarsýninni, Ísland 2020. Eitt af verkefnum Íslands 2020 er að einfalda, fækka og samþætta helstu stefnur og áætlanir sem

  19. Discrepancias entre los datos ofrecidos por la Secretaría de Salud y la Organización Mundial de la Salud sobre tuberculosis en México, 1981-1998 Inconsistencies between reports from the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Describir las tendencias de la morbilidad y mortalidad de la tuberculosis en México, entre 1981 y 1998, comparando datos de la Secretaría de Salud y de la Organización Mundial de la Salud. MATERIAL Y MÉTODOS: Se analizó el número de casos y tasas notificados y la tendencia de la enfermedad en los últimos años. Se calculó la incidencia de casos nuevos de tuberculosis bacilíferos mediante el riesgo anual de infección tuberculosa, con lo que se estimó el porcentaje de detección de casos bacilíferos en 1997-1998. RESULTADOS: El número de casos de tuberculosis emitido por la Organización Mundial de la Salud supera al notificado por la Secretaría de Salud, discrepancia que se ha reducido. Los casos bacilíferos se han mantenido entre 1993-1998 y se estimó una detección de 66 y de 26% en 1997 y 1998, respectivamente (para un Riesgo Anual de Infección Tuberculosa de 0.5%. La mortalidad se redujo 6.7% cada año entre 1990 y 1998 mientras que se observó un aumento de casos nuevos, lo que implica la persistencia de la transmisión de la infección entre la población. CONCLUSIONES: Hay discrepancia entre el número de casos de tuberculosis ofrecido por la Secretaría de Salud y la Organización Mundial de la Salud. De acuerdo con las estimaciones por el Riesgo Anual de Infección Tuberculosa se deja de detectar un número considerable de casos bacilíferos.OBJECTIVE: To describe the tuberculosis morbidity and mortality trends in Mexico, by comparing the data reported by the Ministry of Health (MH and the World Health Organization (WHO between 1981 and 1998. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The number of cases notified in the past few years, their rates, and the trends of the disease in Mexico were analyzed. The incidence of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis was estimated for 1997 and 1998 with the annual tuberculosis infection risk (ATIR, to estimate the percentage of bacilliferous cases in 1997-1998. RESULTS: WHO reported more

  20. 中美国家科技决策体系:国家、部委和项目层面的比较研究%Sino-US Public Science and Technology Decision-Making System:a Comparative Research Based on the Perspective of Nation,Ministry and Project

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    智强; 杨英

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    中美两国拥有迥然不同的国家科技决策体系,其差异具体体现在国家、部委和项目3个决策层面。基于宏观视角比较研究了中美国家科技计划决策体系,从两国科技计划决策体系总体特征、决策层面、决策过程、决策环境入手,剖析中美国家科技计划决策过程背后的逻辑。结果发现,美国科技决策体系为典型的“自下而上”式决策结构,上层决策主体多元而分散,存在政治分肥;下层执行主体清晰,决策独立集中。中国则为“自上而下”式决策结构,上层主体明确,战略决策集中有效;下层执行主体分散,缺乏专业化管理。研究结论为决策者和研究者提供了一个比较清晰的框架,加深了对中美科技决策的理解,有助于促进中美科技对话与交流。%China and the United States have quite different Public Science and Technology Project System .The difference is mainly reflected in the level of nation ,ministry and project through decision‐making process .This paper focusing on the general characteristics of the S&T systems ,the decision‐making level ,the decision‐making specific process and the envi‐ronment studies the macro perspective of Sino‐US science and technology projects and the characteristics of decision‐mak‐ing and analyzes the logic behind .The S&T policy decision‐making system in the US is a bottom‐up process with diverse and dispersed principals on the top with the spoils characteristic and independent and concentrated executives on the bot‐tom ;by contrast ,Chinese policy‐making system is a top‐down process .The decision‐making power is concentrated in the hands of a small number of senior leaders with effective S&T strategies ,while the underlying implementation level is dis‐persed and under the cross‐sectoral collaboration .In this paper ,we mainly aim to provide a clear framework for research , to deeply understand the

  1. Fatores preditores para o abandono do tratamento da tuberculose pulmonar preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde do Brasil na cidade de Porto Alegre (RS Pulmonary tuberculosis treatment regimen recommended by the Brazilian National Ministry of Health: predictors of treatment noncompliance in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Determinar os fatores preditores de abandono do tratamento da tuberculose pulmonar, preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde do Brasil, em pacientes bacilíferos virgens de tratamento atendidos na cidade de Porto Alegre (RS. MÉTODOS: Estudo de caso-controle envolvendo seis unidades básicas de saúde de referência para o tratamento da tuberculose em Porto Alegre, com a revisão dos prontuários de todos os casos de abandono do tratamento por parte de pacientes com tuberculose pulmonar bacilíferos e virgens de tratamento entre 2004 e 2006. Os pacientes incluídos no estudo foram pareados com pacientes com características semelhantes e cujo desfecho foi de cura. Foram realizadas análises univariada e multivariada. RESULTADOS: Dos 2.098 pacientes incluídos no estudo, 218 (10,4% abandonaram o tratamento. De acordo com a modelo da análise multivariada utilizado, as associações mais significantes para o abandono do tratamento foram o etilismo (com ou sem a concomitância de uso de drogas ilícitas, a infecção por HIV, o fato de o paciente não residir com familiares e o baixo nível de escolaridade. Na análise univariada, indivíduos mais jovens e de etnia não branca também se revelaram significativos para o abandono do tratamento. Gênero e ocorrência de efeitos adversos da medicação não mostraram associação com o abandono. CONCLUSÕES: Na população estudada, alcoolismo, infecção por HIV e o fato de o paciente não residir com familiares foram os fatores preditores mais importantes para o abandono do primeiro tratamento da tuberculose pulmonar.OBJECTIVE: To determine the predictors of noncompliance with the pulmonary tuberculosis treatment regimen recommended by the Brazilian National Ministry of Health, in previously treatment-naïve patients with active tuberculosis treated in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil. METHODS: This was a case-control study involving six referral primary health care clinics for tuberculosis

  2. GREENHOUSE GASES EMISSIONS OF VEHICLES USED TO HOME-WORK SHIFT AND SERVICE IN THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, BRAZIL = EMISSÕES DE GASES DE EFEITO ESTUFA DE VEÍCULOS EM DESLOCAMENTO CASA-TRABALHO E A SERVIÇO NO MINISTÉRIO DO MEIO AMBIENTE

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    Full Text Available The transportation subsector accounts for 23% of the CO2 global emissions related to energy and 8.1% of Brazil's emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHG. Few public institutions publish their GHG emissions due to displacement house-work and service. This study aimed to quantify GHG emissions resulting from the use of motor vehicles by employees of the Ministry of Environment (MMA, due to housework drive displacement and under service, in base year 2013. A questionnaire was applied to determine the paths and vehicles used by employees, in addition to data collection in the MMA transport sector and the Department of Transportation of the Federal District. The emission factors presented in the 2013 National Inventory of Air Emissions by Road Vehicles: base year 2012 was used in this study. Calculations of total and per capita emissions, as well as the analysis of emission reduction scenarios, were performed. Most housework drive displacements are made by personal vehicles, particularly by cars, which accounted for 63.64% of the displacements and 77.15% of the emissions. Emissions totaled 835.27 tCO2eq. and the housework displacement accounted for 92.08%, while the shuttle service accounted for 7.92% of emissions. Per capita emission in the housework displacement was 0.72 tCO2eq a year. A possible increase of 50% and 100% in the use of shuttle to homework displacement would lead to reduction of 17% and 47% of total GHG emissions, respectively. = O subsetor dos transportes representa 23% do total das emissões de CO2 relacionadas à energia e 8,1% das emissões brasileiras de Gases de Efeito Estufa (GEE. Poucas instituições públicas explicitam suas emissões de GEE devidas ao deslocamento casa-trabalho e a serviço. Este trabalho objetivou quantificar as emissões de GEE decorrentes do uso de veículos automotores, por servidores do Ministério do Meio Ambiente (MMA, nos deslocamentos casa-trabalho e a serviço, no ano-base 2013. Foi aplicado um

  3. Remuneraciones, beneficios e incentivos laborales percibidos por trabajadores del sector salud en el Perú: análisis comparativo entre el Ministerio de Salud y la Seguridad Social, 2009 Remunerations, benefits and labor incentives perceived by health care workers in Peru: an analysis comparing the Ministry of Health and the Social Insurance, 2009

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    Karim Pardo

    2011-06-01

    components during 2008 and 2009 with both professional and technical personnel of the Ministry of Health (MINSA and the Social Insurance (EsSalud in Peru. The salary structure was primarily evaluated considering incentives, bonuses and other remunerations according to position, type of contract and work place. Results. Remuneration and bonus policies at the national level are determined by the responsibilities and amount of time served. The type of contract is determined by the programs of the public system (DL 276 and the private system (DL 728, also by the Special Program of Contract Services Administration (CAS and exclusively in MINSA contracting is determined by local health administration Committees (CLAS. The salary structure differs between both types of institutions, especially with respect to incentives and benefits. An special economic incentive for assistance (AETA is unique to MINSA, but the proportion of assistance varies by region. The professionals of MINSA have lower salaries than those of EsSalud, in all types of contracts. A professional contracted through CAS generally has a lower salary than staff peers in MINSA, though this situation is reversed in EsSalud. The lowest salaries are found in contracts made through CLAS. Conclusions. The structure and salary amounts differ between MINSA and EsSalud, just as they differ by existing contracting types.

  4. Raccomandazione CM/ Rec(20145 del Comitato dei Ministri agli Stati membri sull’importanza delle competenze nella(e lingua(e di scolarizzazione per l’equità e la qualità nell’istruzione e per il successo scolastico

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    Full Text Available L’espressione “lingua di scolarizzazione” è usata per indicare la “lingua usata per fini di studio” e fa riferimento alla lingua (nazionale o maggioritaria nelle sue diverse varietà diafasiche ma anche diamesiche e comprende la lingua usata nella vita scolastica, la lingua usata dall’insegnante per esporre oralmente i contenuti disciplinari e per svolgere l’attività didattica, la lingua usata per l’assegnazione e lo svolgimento dei compiti e delle attività scolastiche, la lingua per la valutazione e/o la certificazione degli apprendimenti, la lingua interdisciplinare e metalinguistica trasversale alle diverse discipline di insegnamento, la lingua di ciascuna disciplina, la lingua dei materiali e dei testi (manuali, articoli, testi di divulgazione, enciclopedie, ecc, su stampa o su siti Internet per l’insegnamento/apprendimento disciplinare. È, insomma, la lingua attraverso la quale si costruiscono gli apprendimenti scolastici (saperi, nozioni, ragionamenti, comportamenti, ecc. quale che sia la lingua madre degli apprendenti.La Raccomandazione approvata dal Comitato dei Ministri del Consiglio d’Europa che qui si presenta sottolinea come la padronanza della lingua di scolarizzazione sia indispensabile per il successo scolastico degli apprendenti immigrati come degli apprendenti la cui lingua di scolarizzazione è anche la lingua madre usata nella comunicazione ordinaria e in particolare per gli apprendenti cosiddetti “vulnerabili” che provengono da ambienti socio-economicamente e culturalmente svantaggiati. Far acquisire tale padronanza è un compito e una responsabilità dei decisori politici così come di tutti gli insegnanti (tutti gli insegnanti sono insegnanti di lingua; il rapporto che accompagna la Raccomandazione suggerisce strategie e modalità da implementare nella definizione dei curricoli e nelle pratiche di insegnamento a scuola.  Recommendation CM/Rec(20145of the Committee of Ministers to member

  5. Evaluation of strategies by the Brazilian Ministry of Health to stimulate the municipal response to AIDS Avaliação de estratégias do Ministério da Saúde para incentivar a resposta municipal a AIDS no Brasil

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    Alexandre Grangeiro

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    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to evaluate strategies by the Brazilian Ministry of Health to expand the municipal response to AIDS. Cities "included" and "not included" in Federal strategies for "municipalization" of the response were compared according to the response profile and trends in the epidemic. Multinomial logistic regression was used, among other statistical procedures. Municipalities included from 1994 to 1998 showed higher chances of providing HIV diagnostic testing [OR = 15.0; 95%CI: 5.6-40.1], of having AIDS services [OR = 18.4; 95%CI: 8.4-40.5], and reducing cases involving heterosexual [OR = 3.1; 95%CI: 1.4-7.3], homosexual/bisexual [OR = 3.0; 95%CI: 1.4-6.2], and IDU transmission [OR = 6.6; 95%CI: 2.9-14.9] as compared to those "included in 2003" and "not included". There were no associations between the included Municipalities, greater coverage in prevention, the reduction in cases due to vertical transmission or blood transfusion, or mortality rates. Municipalities with a more structured response were associated with better results. The findings suggest that the municipalization policy contributed to improvement in the local response to AIDS.Avaliar as estratégias do Ministério da Saúde para ampliar a resposta municipal a AIDS. Cidades "incluídas" e "não incluídas" nas estratégias federais de municipalização foram comparadas segundo perfil da resposta e da epidemia. Regressão logística multinomial foi usada, entre outros procedimentos estatísticos. Municípios incluídos entre 1994/98 apresentaram maior chance de ofertar o diagnóstico do HIV [OR = 15,0; IC95%: 5,6-40,1], possuir serviços de AIDS [OR = 18,4; IC95%: 8,4-40,5] e reduzir casos por transmissão heterossexual [OR = 3,1; IC95%: 1,4-7,3], homo/bissexual [OR = 3,0; IC95%: 1,4-6,2] e uso de drogas injetáveis [OR = 6,6; IC95%: 2,9-14,9] do que os "incluídos em 2003" e os "não incluídos". Não houve associações entre municípios incluídos, a maior

  6. Raccomandazione CM/ Rec(20145 del Comitato dei Ministri agli Stati membri sull’importanza delle competenze nella(e lingua(e di scolarizzazione per l’equità e la qualità nell’istruzione e per il successo scolastico

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    Full Text Available L’espressione “lingua di scolarizzazione” è usata per indicare la “lingua usata per fini di studio” e fa riferimento alla lingua (nazionale o maggioritaria nelle sue diverse varietà diafasiche ma anche diamesiche e comprende la lingua usata nella vita scolastica, la lingua usata dall’insegnante per esporre oralmente i contenuti disciplinari e per svolgere l’attività didattica, la lingua usata per l’assegnazione e lo svolgimento dei compiti e delle attività scolastiche, la lingua per la valutazione e/o la certificazione degli apprendimenti, la lingua interdisciplinare e metalinguistica trasversale alle diverse discipline di insegnamento, la lingua di ciascuna disciplina, la lingua dei materiali e dei testi (manuali, articoli, testi di divulgazione, enciclopedie, ecc, su stampa o su siti Internet per l’insegnamento/apprendimento disciplinare. È, insomma, la lingua attraverso la quale si costruiscono gli apprendimenti scolastici (saperi, nozioni, ragionamenti, comportamenti, ecc. quale che sia la lingua madre degli apprendenti.La Raccomandazione approvata dal Comitato dei Ministri del Consiglio d’Europa che qui si presenta sottolinea come la padronanza della lingua di scolarizzazione sia indispensabile per il successo scolastico degli apprendenti immigrati come degli apprendenti la cui lingua di scolarizzazione è anche la lingua madre usata nella comunicazione ordinaria e in particolare per gli apprendenti cosiddetti “vulnerabili” che provengono da ambienti socio-economicamente e culturalmente svantaggiati. Far acquisire tale padronanza è un compito e una responsabilità dei decisori politici così come di tutti gli insegnanti (tutti gli insegnanti sono insegnanti di lingua; il rapporto che accompagna la Raccomandazione suggerisce strategie e modalità da implementare nella definizione dei curricoli e nelle pratiche di insegnamento a scuola.  Recommendation CM/Rec(20145 of the Committee of Ministers to member States

  7. Desigualdades sócio-espaciais da adequação das informações de nascimentos e óbitos do Ministério da Saúde, Brasil, 2000-2002 Socio-spatial inequalities in the adequacy of Ministry of Health data on births and deaths at the municipal level in Brazil, 2000-2002

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    Full Text Available Neste trabalho, analisam-se as desigualdades sócio-espaciais da adequação das informações de nascimentos (SINASC e óbitos (SIM do Ministério da Saúde para o cálculo da mortalidade infantil por município. A análise foi realizada de acordo com o porte populacional do município e região geográfica no período 2000-2002, considerando-se cinco indicadores: coeficiente geral de mortalidade padronizado por idade; razão entre nascidos vivos informados e estimados; desvio médio relativo do coeficiente de mortalidade; desvio médio relativo da taxa de natalidade; percentual de óbitos sem definição da causa básica de morte. Os critérios de adequação foram estabelecidos estatisticamente nas Unidades da Federação com informações consideradas adequadas. Os resultados mostram desigualdades sócio-espaciais importantes: o percentual de adequação é maior no Centro-Sul e entre os municípios de maior porte populacional. Em relação aos três aspectos estudados, o SINASC teve a melhor avaliação. Quanto ao SIM, além de reduzir a subnotificação, é preciso melhorar a qualidade do preenchimento da causa de óbito, para que as informações possam orientar adequadamente os programas de saúde voltados para a redução das iniqüidades da mortalidade infantil no Brasil.This study analyzed socio-spatial inequalities in the adequacy of Ministry of Health data systems on live births (SINASC and deaths (SIM for estimating infant mortality at the municipal level in Brazil. Data from 2000-2002 for all municipalities were analyzed according to population size and geographic region. Five indicators were considered: age-standardized mortality rate; ratio of reported-to-estimated live births; relative mean deviation of the mortality rate; relative mean deviation of the birth rate; and proportion of deaths with undetermined causes. Adequacy criteria were established statistically for eight Brazilian States in which vital statistics were

  8. 弗朗索瓦·库普兰的古钢琴艺术%Francois Couperin's "Art de Toucher le Clavicin"

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    李浛

    2003-01-01

    古钢琴音乐的历史源头最早可以追溯到14世纪时的德国、意大利和法国。经历了三个世纪的发展后,17世纪初终于在法国开始了它的兴盛。在本文中,笔者将详细地介绍在法国古钢琴音乐发展历史上一位占有极重要地位的音乐家——弗朗索瓦·库普兰。

  9. Structure of the Saint Francois Mountains and surrounding lead belt, S.E. Missouri: Inference from thermal IR and other data sets

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    1982-01-01

    Progress in the preparation of manuscripts on the discovery of a Precambrian rift running NW-SE through Missouri as seen in free air and Bouguer gravity anomalies and in HCMM data, and on digital image processing of potential field and topographic data on the rift is reported. Copies of the papers are attached. Contrast-enhanced HCMM images that have been transformed to Mercator projections are presented. Shaded relief map overlays of thermal and apparent thermal inertia images used as part of a masers thesis examining correlations between HCMM data products, linears, and geologic units are presented. Progress in examination of the difference in information content of daytime infrared, night time infrared, albedo, and thermal inertia images and their application to he identification of linears not directly controlled by topography is reported. Thermal infrared and albedo data were coded as hue, saturation and brightness values to generate a color display, which is included.

  10. Structure of the St. Francois Mountains and surrounding lead belt, S. E. Missouri: Inferences from thermal IR and other data sets

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    Arvidson, R. E. (Principal Investigator)

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    Heat Capacity Mapping Mission (HCMM) in the form of an apparent thermal inertia image were merged with shaded relief maps and Bouguer gravity maps. The HCMM data show that the dominant structural grain in Missouri strikes in a northwesterly direction. The strike is the same as a major basement fault or flexure identified on the basis of gravity images.

  11. Mitochondrial and nuclear ribosomal DNA evidence supports the existence of a new Trichuris species in the endangered francois' leaf-monkey.

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    Full Text Available The whipworm of humans, Trichuris trichiura, is responsible for a neglected tropical disease (NTD of major importance in tropical and subtropical countries of the world. Whipworms also infect animal hosts, including pigs, dogs and non-human primates, cause clinical disease (trichuriasis similar to that of humans. Although Trichuris species are usually considered to be host specific, it is not clear whether non-human primates are infected with T. trichiura or other species. In the present study, we sequenced the complete mitochondrial (mt genome as well as the first and second internal transcribed spacers (ITS-1 and ITS-2 of Trichuris from the François' leaf-monkey (langur, and compared them with homologous sequences from human- and pig-derived Trichuris. In addition, sequence comparison of a conserved mt ribosomal gene among multiple individual whipworms revealed substantial nucleotide differences among these three host species but limited sequence variation within each of them. The molecular data indicate that the monkey-derived whipworm is a separate species from that of humans. Future work should focus on detailed population genetic and morphological studies (by electron microscopy of whipworms from various non-humans primates and humans.

  12. Francois Mauriac et la guerre d'Algerie : justice, charite, honneur : l'engagement d'un intellectuel catholique, 1954-1962

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    Under den såkalte Algeriekrigen, var Mauriac en av de fremste kritikerne av de franske styrkers brutale framferd mot de muslimske algerierne. Denne framferden innbefattet bruk av tortur og sumarisk henrettelse. Mauriac protesterte sterkt på dette, i evangeliets og menneskerettighetenes navn.

  13. Geochemical and Geochronologic Investigations of Zircon-hosted Melt Inclusions in Rhyolites from the Mesoproterozoic Pea Ridge IOA-REE Deposit, St. Francois Mountains, Missouri

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    Watts, K. E.; Mercer, C. N.; Vazquez, J. A.

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    Silicic volcanic and plutonic rocks of an eroded Mesoproterozoic caldera complex were intruded and replaced by iron ore, and cross-cut by REE-enriched breccia pipes (~12% total REO) to form the Pea Ridge iron-oxide-apatite-REE (IOA-REE) deposit. Igneous activity, iron ore formation, and REE mineralization overlapped in space and time, however the source of REEs and other metals (Fe, Cu, Au) integral to these economically important deposits remains unclear. Melt inclusions (MI) hosted in refractory zircon phenocrysts are used to constrain magmatic components and processes in the formation of the Pea Ridge deposit. Homogenized (1.4 kbar, 1000°C, 1 hr) MI in zircons from rhyolites ~600 ft (PR-91) and ~1200 ft (PR-12) laterally from the ore body were analyzed for major elements by EPMA and volatiles and trace elements (H2O, S, F, Cl, REEs, Rb, Sr, Y, Zr, Nb, U, Th) by SHRIMP-RG. Metals (including Cu, Au) will be measured in an upcoming SHRIMP-RG session. U-Pb ages, Ti and REE were determined by SHRIMP-RG for a subset of zircon spots adjacent to MI (1458 ± 18 Ma (PR-12); 1480 ± 45 Ma (PR-91)). MI glasses range from fresh and homogeneous dacite-rhyolite (65-75 wt% SiO2) to heterogeneous, patchy mixtures of K-spar and quartz (PR-12, 91), and more rarely mica, albite and/or anorthoclase (PR-91). MI are commonly attached to monazite and xenotime, particularly along re-entrants and zircon rims (PR-91). Fresh dacite-rhyolite glasses (PR-12) have moderate H2O (~2-2.5 wt%), Rb/Sr ratios (~8) and U (~5-7 ppm), and negative (chondrite-normalized) Eu anomalies (Eu ~0.4-0.7 ppm) (typical of rhyolites), whereas HREEs (Tb, Ho, Tm) are elevated (~2-3 ppm). Patchy K-spar and quartz inclusions (PR-12, 91) have flat LREE patterns, and positive anomalies in Tb, Ho, and Tm. One K-spar inclusion (PR-91) has a ~5-50 fold increase in HREEs (Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm) and U (35 ppm) relative to other MI. U-Pb and REE analyses of its zircon host are not unusual (1484 ± 21 Ma); its irregular shape surrounded by a CL-bright zone (Ti-in-zircon = 713°C) is a commonly observed texture and suggests resorption. Silicic magmatism at Pea Ridge was complex, with zircons trapping both pristine melt and poly-phase mixtures that span a range of REE contents. Most MI have lower REE contents than would be expected for significant magmatic REE contribution to the Pea Ridge IOA-REE deposit.

  14. National Dam Safety Program. Lac Marseilles Dam (MO 30282), Mississippi - Kaskaskia - St. Louis Basin, St. Francois County, Missouri. Phase I Inspection Report.

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    DACW4-81--OJTnTA 9. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME AND ADDRESS TAREA WORK UNIT NUMBERS K U.S. Army Engineer District, St. Louis Dam Inventory and...The dam was constructed without a set of plans or "as built" records, but we understand that its construction was observed and directed by a...Drainage Basin and Site Topography 3A. Plan and Crest Profile of Dam 3B. Sections of Dam and Spillway 4. Regional Geologic Map APPENDICES A Figure A-I

  15. National Dam Safety Program. St. Joe State Park Dam (MO 30277), Mississippi - Kaskaskia - St. Louis Basin, St. Francois County, Missouri. Phase I Inspection Report.

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  16. Ludwig Wittgenstein

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    2006-01-01

    Filosoffen Wittgenstein var involveret i et byggeri sammen med arkitekten Paul Engelmann, elev af Adolf Loos. De filosofiske overvejelser om begrebet livsform kan belyse ideerne om den moderne arkitektur hos Loos, mens Loos' stilbegreb omvendt kan belyse sprogfilosofien hos Wittgenstein....

  17. 我国公立高校法人内部治理结构的困境及完善途径--基于教育部核准的六所高校章程的分析%The Internal Governance Structure Dilemma of Chinese Public Universities and the Approaches to Its Perfection-Based on the Analysis of Six Universities’Constitutions Approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education

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    2015-01-01

    党的十八届三中全会明确提出全面深化改革、建立事业单位法人治理结构的工作目标。文章分析了公立高等院校作为事业单位和公益二类结构的特殊属性、内部治理结构存在的问题,在分析教育部首批核准的六所大学章程的亮点和存在的问题的基础上,探索如何完善公立高校法人治理结构。%The third plenary session of the eighteenth central committee put forward the job objectives to comprehensively deepen reform and build institutions’corporate governance structure. This article analyses the special attributes and the problems existing in internal governance structure of public universities as institutions. Based on the analysis of six universities’constitutions approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education, this article explores the ways to perfect corporate governance structure of public universities.

  18. Desfechos clínicos do tratamento de tuberculose utilizando o esquema básico recomendado pelo Ministério da Saúde do Brasil com comprimidos em dose fixa combinada na região metropolitana de Goiânia Clinical treatment outcomes of tuberculosis treated with the basic regimen recommended by the Brazilian National Ministry of Health using fixed-dose combination tablets in the greater metropolitan area of Goiânia, Brazil

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    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Descrever as taxas de cura, falência e abandono do tratamento da tuberculose com o esquema básico preconizado pelo Ministério da Saúde (tratamento com rifampicina, isoniazida, pirazinamida e etambutol por dois meses seguido de isoniazida e rifampicina por quatro meses utilizando comprimidos em dose fixa combinada em regime autoadministrado e descrever os eventos adversos e seus possíveis impactos nos desfechos do tratamento. MÉTODOS: Estudo descritivo utilizando dados coletados prospectivamente dos prontuários médicos de pacientes com tuberculose (idade > 18 anos tratados com o esquema básico em duas unidades básicas de saúde da região metropolitana de Goiânia, GO. RESULTADOS: A amostra foi composta por 40 pacientes com tuberculose. A taxa de cura foi de 67,5%, a taxa de abandono foi de 17,5%, e não ocorreram casos de falência. Nessa amostra, 19 pacientes (47% relataram reações adversas aos medicamentos. Essas foram leves e moderadas, respectivamente, em 87% e 13% dos casos. Em nenhum caso houve necessidade de mudança do esquema ou suspensão do tratamento. CONCLUSÕES: A taxa de cura do esquema básico com o uso de comprimidos em dose fixa combinada sob regime autoadministrado foi semelhante às taxas históricas do esquema anterior. A taxa de abandono, na amostra estudada, foi muito acima da taxa preconizada como adequada (até 5%.OBJECTIVE: To describe the rates of cure, treatment failure, and treatment abandonment obtained with the basic regimen recommended by the Brazilian National Ministry of Health (rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for two months, followed by isoniazid and rifampin for four months involving the use of fixed-dose combination tablets (self-administered treatment, as well as to describe adverse events and their potential impact on treatment outcomes. METHODS: This was a descriptive study based on prospective data obtained from the medical records of tuberculosis patients (> 18

  19. TS 13298 Çerçevesinde Kurumsal Bilgi Sistemleri ve Elektronik Belge Yönetimi Standartlarının Değerlendirilmesi: İçişleri Bakanlığı Örneği=The Evaluation of Enterprise Information Systems and Electronic Records Management Standards within the scope of TS 13298: A Case of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

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    2014-12-01

    , applied at the Ministry of Interior Affairs that was carried out an intensity application example of the implementation of electronic document management. In the end of the study, required improvements of the electronic document management systems implemented in the organization and its compliance level are reported

  20. Avaliação em Atenção Básica à Saúde no Brasil: mapeamento e análise das pesquisas realizadas e/ou financiadas pelo Ministério da Saúde entre os anos de 2000 e 2006 Assessment of Primary Health care in Brazil: mapping and analysis of research conducted and/or financed by the Ministry of Health from 2000 to 2006

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    Patty Fidelis de Almeida

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available O artigo apresenta mapeamento e análise das pesquisas de monitoramento e avaliação em Atenção Básica à Saúde realizadas e/ou financiadas pelo Ministério da Saúde, concluídas e publicadas entre 2000 e 2006. Foram localizadas 11 pesquisas finalizadas, 84 em andamento, 14 concluídas e com divulgação parcial dos resultados. Os primeiros estudos realizados entre 2000 e 2002, foram, principalmente, análises do processo de implantação do Programa Saúde da Família para detectar fragilidades, potencialidades e custos, podendo ser caracterizados como "avaliação para decisão", com privilégio da visão de gestores e profissionais. Outra característica parece ter sido a fragmentação na realização dessas pesquisas, muitas vezes desenvolvidas simultaneamente, com objetivos e metodologias semelhantes. Quanto à divulgação dos resultados, a maior parte encontra-se em formato de relatórios técnicos, com linguagem de difícil apreensão. Considera-se que os Estudos Linhas de Base, realizados a partir de 2004, representam um avanço ao incorporar elementos que parecem superar debilidades dos processos anteriores como: avaliação de impacto, compartilhamento das metodologias e resultados, envolvimento de atores das secretarias municipais e estaduais, capacitação de técnicos para avaliação e o ponto de vista dos usuários.This article presents a mapping and analysis of monitoring and assessment research in Primary Health Care conducted and/or financed by the Ministry of Health and completed and published from 2000 to 2006. A total of 109 studies were identified, of which 11 had been completed, 84 were ongoing, and 14 had been concluded and had published partial results. First, studies from 2000 to 2002 were addressed to analyze the implementation of the Family Health Program and detect its weaknesses, potentialities, and costs. This phase could be described as "evaluation for decision-making", emphasizing the views of managers

  1. Ratastooli-Phil lõikas ministri jalad ära / Rein Sikk

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    2003-01-01

    Sotsiaalminister Marko Pomerantsi ja Phare programmi koostööna läbi viidud üritusest "Puuetega inimeste tööhõive edendamine", kus osales ka inglise puuetega inimeste õiguste eest võitleja Phil Friend

  2. Global Web Accessibility Analysis of National Government Portals and Ministry Web Sites

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    Goodwin, Morten; Susar, Deniz; Nietzio, Annika

    2011-01-01

    Equal access to public information and services for all is an essential part of the United Nations (UN) Declaration of Human Rights. Today, the Web plays an important role in providing information and services to citizens. Unfortunately, many government Web sites are poorly designed and have...... accessibility of 192 United Nation Member States made publically available. The article also identifies common properties of Member States that have accessible and inaccessible Web sites and shows that implementing antidisability discrimination laws is highly beneficial for the accessibility of Web sites, while...... signing the UN Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities has had no such effect yet. The article demonstrates that, despite the commonly held assumption to the contrary, mature, high-quality Web sites are more accessible than lower quality ones. Moreover, Web accessibility conformance claims by Web...

  3. In the Presidium of the Scientific Medical Council of the Ministry of Health RSFSR.

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    2007-11-02

    vaccine, with highly immunogenic influenza virus strains and to exercise control on the timely renewal of manufacturing strains, in charging these...cities observations of the strains of influenza viruses circulating among the - 4 - Population. All information must be directed in due time to...problems of regional pathology (including: the regional pathology of the population in the Par North, endemic goiter, pneuconiosis, poliomyelitis

  4. Official Commission and Ministries:Encourage Import of Copper,Lead,Zinc Concentrate

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    2011-01-01

    <正>In order to actively expand the import of advanced technologies,key components,domestic resources in short supply,and energy-saving and environment-friendly products,and further bring out the positive role of import discount interest policy in promoting independent

  5. Missionising Youth Identity Crisis : Towards a missional hermeneutic of care in youth ministry practice

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    Counted, Victor

    2016-01-01

    The intention of this paper is to interpret the ontological conditions of youth identity crisis missionally. This is first done by conceptualising identity crisis as a psychological phenomenon using frameworks of authenticity and attachment to explain the impact of early attachment abuse,

  6. Ministry of Industry and Information Technology: Guidance Drafted to Promote Merging and Restructuring of Enterprises

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    2010-01-01

    @@ In June 2009, the Accelerating Corporate Merging and Restructuring Guidance planed by the Department of Industrial Policies of MIIT has been drafted, which intended to promote the implementation of key industrial restructuring and revitalization plan.

  7. Ministri töö või lihtsalt möö? / Kajar Lember

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    2008-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Vesti Dnja 24. juuli lk. 5, Vali Uudised 25. juuli, lk. 2, Harju Ekspress 25. juuli, lk. 6, Põhjarannik 25, juuli, lk. 2, Severnoje Poberezhje 25. juuli lk. 2,Virumaa Teataja 25. juuli 4, Hiiu Leht, Järva Teataja, Koit 29. juuli lk. 2,2,6, Sakala 30. juuni lk. 2, Võrumaa Teataja 2. august lk. 2, Meie Maa 5 august lk. 2. Eestimaa Rahvaliidu esindaja hinnanguid rahvastikuminister Urve Palo ja regionaalminister Siim-Valmar Kiisleri tööle

  8. Speech by Mr. Evaldas Ignatavicius, state secretary, ministry of foreign affairs, Republic of Lithuania / Evaldas Ignatavicius

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    Ignatavicius, Evaldas

    2003-01-01

    Ettekanne Leedu ja Lõuna-Kaukaasia vabariikide vahelise sõjalis-poliitilise koostöö arendamisest 22.-23. septembrini 2003 Vilniuses toimunud seminaril "South Caucasus: Making the best use of external assistance for stability building and for co-operation with NATO"

  9. Providing technical assistance to ministries of health: lessons learned over 30 years.

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    Solter, Steven; Solter, Catherine

    2013-11-01

    Pursuing true country ownership for effective programs requires a long-term approach involving persistence, patience, keen understanding of counterparts' perspective, deference, building trust, focus on priorities, technical competence, and sustained optimism.

  10. Drug use Prevalence among College Students of Ministry of Sceince, Research and Technology, Iran (2012

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    Hamid Yaghubi

    2015-03-01

    Based on our findings, it is reasonable to emphasize on these prevention plans in counseling offices of universities: 1- Attitudes correction of students and disseminating true facts. 2- Considering stress and anger management programs. 3- Empowering students associations and stressing positive role of peers 4- considering the unique role of families it seems is is so important to empower the relationship of universities and students families.

  11. Laboratory Quality Management Requirements of Engineering at the Polytechnics Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

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    Zunuwanas Mohamad

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Engineering lab is instrumental in the technical fields of study. Continuity of learning theories in the classroom will be applied in the laboratory for understanding and exposure to engineering skills. This paper is a study that outlines the main aspects of quality management in the engineering laboratory (lab to provide learning and teaching facilities in the labs. The roles and accountability of the lab management ensure appropriate management processes, preparation and execution of engineering laboratory work for students. A finding from the literature study raises important issues relating to laboratory quality management and should be addressed by the laboratory management personnel. Soundness of management of an engineering lab, depends on the relationship between management and network department, laboratory management, teaching staff and students. The key element of quality management is the management of engineering laboratory documentation, safety, environment and management tools.

  12. [Impact of a ministry edict: social and political aspects of obstetric nursing].

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    Porto, Fernando; Moraes, Nilson Alves; Nascimento, Maria Aparecida de Luca

    2002-01-01

    This qualitative study presents the impact of the Ministerial Edict (number 2.815/98) relative to the inclusion of a set of procedures created by the obstetrician nurses in Public Health System (Sistema Unico de Saúde--SUS). The objectives of this study are: present two excerpts which were published in a very popular newspaper and in a bulletin of the medical professional segment in 1998; analyze TV news which constitute different and tense discourses. The study identified two ideas, which were based on three pieces of news collected from the press. The first idea corresponds to the lack of visibility regarding the technical competence of obstetrician nurses in the social context. The second is related to the political acknowledgement of this service, which can be observed through the payment of obstetric nursing procedures according to a price list established by the Public Health System. Our final considerations are related to the social and political situation of obstetric nursing, in spite of the interventionist manipulation of society carried out by the media, which tries to create social-ideological discourses in order to obtain consensus and (re) produce truths.

  13. Recreation Person Competency Enhancement Program for Institute of Physical Education, Ministry of Tourism and Sports

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    Chachawan Ratanaporn

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available This research aims to develop the recreation resource person competency enhancement program for the students. The sample consists of 104 students of the Faculty of Sports and Health Science, while the research tools are the questionnaires on 1 the recreation resource person competency and 2 the need for the recreation resource person competency development. It is revealed by the analysis through the statistics, percentage, mean and standard deviation as follows: It consists of 1 principle and rationality, 2 program objectives, 3 program structure, 4 contents of nine training packages, 5 training methods and procedures, 6 training materials, and 7 assessment and the recreation resource person competency enhancement program of nine training modules.

  14. The Action Conditions of Public Ministry in France considering the Administrative, Normative, Social and Pragmatic Factors

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    Georgeta Modiga

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Since the control of crime has become an object of study of modern criminology, a series of research has been undertaken on the "decision process" within the framework of police and justice. Regarding the prosecution can observe a strong activity in recent years, specially the U.S., the Netherlands, Germany and France: from the research study by Mr. Davidovich and Mr. Boudon on "social mechanisms of drop prosecution" deserves a primary interest. The "discovery" of the prosecution as a forum for against unfaircrime had become indispensable. In so far criminology seeks to analyze the importance of crime not only as an action but also in relation with the reaction it causes, its interest lies necessarily at the preliminary hearing, which is the area of prosecution. For it, even before any court intervention, is able to influence and shape "adecisive structure and scope of the apparent crime because it decides whether a case will be filed or delivered in the hands of the judge [2]. In 1970, police in West Germany gave 3.1 million cases to prosecutors, 72% were classified, while 28% were laid charges.

  15. The New Structure of Brazilian Ministry of Defense: Challenges and Opportunities

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    2011-03-04

    As Operações da FEB na Itália”, A II Guerra Mundial: O Brasil e Monte Castelo (São Paulo: FAAP, 2005). 5 Sonny B. Davis, “Brazil-United States...de- imprensa/ notas-a-imprensa/2010/04/12/acordo-entre-brasil-e-estados- unidos -sobre (accessed Dec 11, 2010). 26

  16. Unit Ministry Team Religious Support to Casualties on the Airland Battlefield

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    903 151 200 Torn Meniscus/Knee, Mod 235 37 201 Lumbosacral Strain, Mod 202 Eczema , Severe 6 2 203 Eczema . Mod 204 Boils, Severe...military working dogs . E-8 ^mmrr&mww>mtm& www w wvi-j’jywjvw yj vy r^ ^J wv nr^n’ ’^ ^■t.^v.^v.’ w ^i’ i’ ^ w.1 ".■ <.’ v

  17. Biodiesel from Brazil : report for the Dutch ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

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    Elbersen, H.W.; Bindraban, P.S.; Blaauw, R.; Jongman, R.H.G.

    2008-01-01

    The EU Biofuels Directive (2003/30/EC) sets target of replacing 5.75% of transport by bio-fuels in 2010. Though targets have been decreased recently (2008) (NL and DE) it is experted that a significant part of the biodiesel will have to be imported. Brazil has proven with bioethanol that it can impl

  18. Fort Jackson, a Preventive Approach to Family Life Ministry in a Military Community.

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    1979-12-01

    witness between you and the wife of your youth , against whom you have dealt treacherously though she is your companion and your wife by covenant. (Italics...socialization experiences. Two of these common subdivisions are anticipatory socialization and resocialization . Douglas Kimmel defines these terms as...actual shift takes place ...... ................... Resocialization , in contrjst, takes place when the role or status is actually begun. It is not

  19. Analyzing PSU’s Performance: A Case from Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India

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    Full Text Available The high economic growth in the past few years and increasing industrialization coupled with a burgeoning population have created a lot of concern for India’s energy scenario. India’s crude oil production has not shown significant growth in the last 10 or more years whereas its refining capacity has grown by more than 20% over the last 5 years. Oil consumption is growing at approximately 4.1% per year and natural gas consumption is growing at 68% per year. Therefore, evaluation performances and pushing energy companies to improve become important issues. The purpose of this research is of evaluation the performance of Indian energy industry under multiple different inputs and outputs criteria. The data envelopment analysis (DEA and grey theory are used to conduct this study. There are total 14 public sector undertakings (PSUs under this industry and no any private company. However, only 10 of them are mature enough to be published in India stock markets. Therefore, the realistic data of all 10 companies are used for this evaluation. The results demonstrate that Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL, and Oil India Limited (OIL are the top 3 of ranking influences. This integrated numerical study gives a better “past-present-future” insights into evaluation performance in India energy industry.

  20. Mitte ainult Leninist: saateks ministri käskkirjale / Tiina Saluvere

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    Saluvere, Tiina, 1960-

    2015-01-01

    Nõukogulike tähtpäevade tähistamisest temaatiliste lavastustega. Nõukogude perioodi teatrijuhtide tegevuspiirangutest. Jaan Toominga ja Evald Hermaküla lavastustega alanud uuest perioodist Eesti teatris. Lisa: Eesti NSV kultuuriministri (Albert Laus'i) käskkiri nr. 294 vabariigi teatrite tööst 1965/66. a. hooajal