as mentioned, sexual and reproductive health is a
unique sub-sector, due to its close association with
important and sensitive socio-cultural factors and
gender roles which define and prescribe appropriate
opportunities and avenues of action. the field is
uniquely sensitive and therefore must involve explicit
exploration across all areas of activity of some critical
cross cutting issues – among them gender, adolescent
health, sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDs.
as expressed in our mission statement, RREEF Real Estate
seeks to provide our clients with superior long-term returns
while appropriately managing risks to our clients. this goal
directly aligns with our commitment to continuously seek
improvement in the environmental performance of our
assets under management across a variety of value drivers.
being sustainable enhances operating efficiency,
increasingly satisfies investor considerations and
mandates, promotes compliance with growing regulations
and mitigates risks.
Senator Long undoubtedly understood that once a provision is in the tax
code, it is likely to remain. Indeed, the EITC remained in the tax code each
subsequent year until it was made permanent in 1978. Legislation in 1978
also added a ﬂat range to the EITC’s phase-in and phaseout ranges, as
shown in ﬁgure 3.1.
An “advance payment” option was also added to the
credit in 1978, so that workers would be able, if they desired, to receive the
credit incrementally throughout the year.
Spending on the safety net slowed in the late 1970s and shrank in the
Consider my parents. My mother did not know any geomorphology or
landscape ecology. Yet she enjoyed her familiar, Southern US rural land-
scapes. My father enjoyed the fertility of the soils in the Shenandoah Valley
in Virginia; he admired a good field. On visits around, he would take a spade
and turn the soil to see whether it might make a good garden. He always
knew what watershed he was in, what crops were growing where. He loved
a good rain. Both enjoyed the changing seasons, the dogwood and redbud in
the hills in the spring, the brilliant and subtle colours...
Legislators/regulators should keep in mind that market making is a substantial part
of the provision of financial products, like bonds (including governmental bonds), exchange traded
funds, or investment certificates. Therefore, it seems reasonable from an economic perspective that
these activities remain linked to the deposit taking activities. Due to their branch networks and other
distribution channels, deposit taking banks are the main distributors of such financial instruments
throughout the European Union.
This upcoming two year masters program aims to
promote health systems and public health research
and implementing solutions in institutional and
fi eld settings. It will prepare health professionals to
work in socially, culturally and economically diverse
populations by being attentive to needs of vulnerable
and disadvantaged groups. It will work towards
imparting qualities of leadership among public health
professionals and eff ectively use communication skills
for health advocacy.
In the course of the project a number of colleagues at WHO provided advice and
guidance. Signiﬁ cant among them are: Pratap Sharan, Pallab Maulik, Tarun Dua,
and Jodi Morris. Thomas Barrett provided a review of the document. Sandrine
Lo Iacono assisted in the completion of the project along with Yen-Ying Liu.
Collaborators from the WPA Presidential Global Programme included Ahmed
Okasha (President, WPA), Peter Jensen, Kimberly Hoagwood, Laura Murray, and
Kelly Kelleher. Norman Sartorius as Vice-Chairperson of the WPA Presidential
Global Programme provided review and guidance.
The increasing focus on international health is evident in several large U.S.A.
organizations. The International Health Medical Education Consortium (now called the
Global Health Education Consortium), created in 1991, now has a membership of
approximately 80 medical schools in the U.S.A. and Canada and aims to foster
international health education for medical students. The American Medical Association
opened its Office of International Medicine in 1978, the U.S.A.
Unlike credit transfers, direct debits are initiated by the payee, which thereby ensures that its claim on
the payer is fulfilled on time. However, this presupposes that the payer preauthorises the payee to
collect payment (collection authorisation) or, by agreement with the payee, authorises its bank to debit
its account in accordance with direct debit requests issued by that particular payee (debit
Bank customers who have IT systems are expected to submit their direct debits for collection to the
bank in electronic form only, ie on magnetic tape or diskette.
The Institutional System of Protection (ISP), established by Decree-law 6/2010 offers an
effective instrument to bring together a group of credit entities in order to pool their risk
management strategies and develop risk sharing strategies. In the special case of saving
banks, this system is organised around a central entity in the form of a commercial bank
which will pool their risk management strategies, risk sharing and will have full access to
financial markets, including raising capital. Thus, the ISP increases the ability to access
markets in order to obtain equity.
Our basic assets are value-weighted country-industry and country-style port-
folio returns. For the country-industry portfolios, we first need a uniformindus-
try classification. DataStream provides FTSE industry identifications for each
firm,while theU.S. industry identification in CRSP is fromStandard Industrial
Classification (SIC).We group the 30 SIC industries and the 40 level-4 FTSE in-
dustry classifications into a smaller number of industries that approaches the
number of countries in our sample, resulting in 26 industries.
Raised beds are ideal for lettuce production and they help prevent damage
from soil compaction and ﬂ ooding. They also improve air ﬂ ow around the from soil compaction and ﬂooding The also impro e air ﬂo aro nd the
plants, resulting in reduced disease incidence. Plant populations range from
60 000 to 100 000 per hectare.
Lettuce is regularly sown directly in the ﬁ eld to a depth of 10 to 15 mm. The
seedlings are later thinned out to the desired spacing and...
The results on the persistence of the difference between new moon and full moon
returns are stronger in Panels B, C, and D, as compared to those for the DJIA in Panel A.
The percentage of years in which mean new moon daily returns are higher than full moon
returns ranges from a low of 60.3 percent to a high of 64.3 percent. Binomial tests
similar to those for the DJIA yield p-values ranging from a low of 0.02 to a high of 0.13,
with 4 of the 6 specifications significant at the five percent level or...
In conclusion, although many women may prefer a female physician, it has been
demonstrated that physician gender is often not the most important attribute under
consideration when patients select an OB/GYN. Clearly, good bedside manner and
communication skills are essential in establishing an effective doctor/patient rapport.
This is often followed by technical expertise and a good medical reputation.
The first symptoms of this disease are usually a low back pain with its peak at night and in
the morning and morning stiffness, which can last for hours. Both symptoms get better with
exercise, back pain can worsen with inactivity. Some patients show only a partial
involvement of the spine, in others the whole spine is involved. The physician always
should examine the patient´s back by patting it gently with one fist, starting at the cervical
spine all the way down to the sacrum, asking the patient, if and which part of the spine is
painful during this...
Peaks in the financial cycle are closely associated with systemic banking crises (henceforth
“financial crises” for short). In the sample of seven industrialised countries noted above, all
the financial crises with domestic origin (ie, those that do not stem from losses on cross-
border exposures) occur at, or close to, the peak of the financial cycle. And the financial
crises that occur away from peaks in domestic financial cycles reflect losses on exposures to
foreign such cycles. Typical examples are the banking strains in Germany and Switzerland
When retrograde dissociative amnesia is accompanied by suddenly leaving the customary
environment and compromised knowledge about personal identity – the condition is named
dissociative fugue. Fugues have been reported for over a century, though they were
frequently erroneously associated with epilepsy (e.g., Burgl, 1900; Donath, 1899). A century
ago, these conditions were named Wanderlust in Germany (cf e.g. Burgl, 1900). Fugue states
were described to be preponderant in children and young adults (Dana, 1894; Donath, 1908).
Women’s nutritional conditions differ widely among and within countries. Such conditions
are worst in the less-developed regions and countries of the world, where poverty, social
disparities, discrimination, and different kinds of malnutrition affect large populations.
Here's the deal: there are lots of teachers and librarians who'd love to get hard-copies of
this book into their kids' hands, but don't have the budget for it (teachers in the US spend
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cover, which is why I sponsor a classroom at Ivanhoe Elementary in my old neighborhood
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