A third area is the role of regulation frameworks. The importance of setting in place
efficient regulatory structures as a prerequisite to the efficient operation of the insurance
sector and particularly in the context of insurance liberalization and an evolving global
insurance sector is essential. Emerging trends in the global insurance market particularly
those relating to technology, newer financial products and corporate failures have
underscored the value of regulation in the insurance sector.
Similarly, in societies where women are engaged in waged or money-
based enterprise, trachoma diminishes their economic capacity.
In addition, trachomatous blindness is an unnecessary sensory loss,
which results in substantial pain and suffering. In aging women,
trachomatous blinding may be compounded by a variety of disabilities,
such as arthritis. But unlike arthritis, trachomatous blinding is easily
Trachoma can be treated in its early stages and subsequent blindness
prevented, but in order to accomplish this, it must be identified and
Monoclonal antibodies directed against PSA clone 28A4 (Novacastro, UK) in a
concentration of 2,5μg/ml were used to detect prostate cells, and identified using a
detection system based on alkaline phosphatase-antialkaline phosphatase (LSAB2 DAKO,
USA) with new-fuschin as the chromogen. To permit the rapid identification of positive
cells there was no counter staining with Mayer´s hematoxilin. Levisamole (DAKO, USA)
was used as an inhibitor of endogenous alkaline phosphatase, with positive and negative
FinCEN operates a Regulatory Helpline that provides assistance for financial
institutions seeking clarification of their obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act
(BSA) and certain requirements under the Uniting and Strengthening America by
Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA
This article analyzes the 1,461 inquiries regarding suspicious
activity reporting (SAR) requirements that the Regulatory Helpline received from
July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010.
One of my favorite small-business search topics is something called “social search.” A social search
engine is one that lists small businesses and allows people to rate and review them.
I guess we can call these types of sites “directories,” but what is clear from the discussion is that
people aren’t really looking for directories; they are looking for answers, recommendations, and
user experiences. Social sites ask members and visitors to rate their experience, good and bad,
with a business and post that information for others to view.
It is exactly this shift from denotation to connotation and obtuse meaning, or –
to put it differently – from information to sensorial and affective qualities that is
the topic of this discussion. In the luxury domain in recent years, a certain type
of advertisement has emerged that relies almost exclusively on the evocation
of pure sensations. Only in part do the depicted scenes, characters or objects
lead to these sensations. Rather, the aesthetic features of style – such as depth
of field, diffusion, colour or light – enhance the spectator’s sensorial response.
What events are responsible for these defects? One theory says that an important cause of
prolapse and pelvic floor dysfunction is likely to be partial denervation (Swash et al 1985,
Smith et al. 1989). But Pierce et al. (2008) demonstrated in nulliparous monkeys that
bilateral transection of the levator ani nerve resulted in atrophy of denervated levator ani
muscles but not in failure of pelvic support. This indicates that connective tissue
components could compensate for weakened pelvic floor muscles. According to South et al.
Many in vitro studies have clearly revealed the potent role of flavonoids in inhibiting lipid
peroxidation and oxidation of low-density lipoproteins (LDL). It has been proposed that
flavonoids near membrane surfaces are ideally located for scavenging free radicals
generated in the aqueous phase.
The seed points can be either a single pixel vector or a group of connected pixel vectors,
which will be regarded as the same region in region growing. According to the aforesaid
characteristics, there are two conditions for each pixel vector in the multi-spectral images to
be selected to be a seed point. One is that the similarity between one pixel vector and the
eight neighbors should be higher than one threshold. The other one is that the maximum
relative Euclidean distance between a seed pixel vector and its eight neighbors should be
smaller than a threshold. When the above...
The emphasis of this guideline is on nongynecological cytology specimen procurement, analysis,
reporting and management. Specific microscopic criteria for interpretation are not included since
these are well described in textbooks, symposia and workshops. A detailed analysis of related
clinical topics such as patient care algorithms for follow up of abnormal nongynecological cytology
results are also beyond the scope of this document.
The Baby Boomer generation is substantially different from earlier generations and policies
need to account for those differences. They will remain active and independent longer than
previous generations; as a group, they have sufficient wealth to manage retirement as no
previous generation has; and they are going to challenge how the elderly are treated and what
should be considered acceptable. Understanding the scope of the challenge is one of the first
steps. The research summarized in this report begins to address this need.
However, a specific feature of local Thai food markets is the coexistence of different environ-
mentally friendly, healthy or hygienic labels. Therefore governmental institutions started differ-
ent certification systems for different safe food products (Eischen, Prasertsri, and Sirikeratikul
2006). Safe Food labels were therefore introduced by the Thai Government. They are based on
standards that have been agreed upon by both The Ministry of Public Health and The Ministry of
Agriculture and Cooperatives.
Since pay per click scams depend on technology, brands can use technology-based
strategies to fight them. Highly effective automated solutions can detect search ad
abuse, prioritize for the worst offenders and then automatically take action. Initiating
and driving these strategies should be a top priority for marketing organizations that
wish to maximize returns from their paid search investments.
Most marketing teams work with their legal department to develop policies, report
templates and procedures.
The ears therefore pertain to the kidney and
kidney also control anterior and posterior orifices. Anterior orifice" refers to the urethra and
genitalia which have the function of urination and reproduction. "Posterior orifice" refers to
the anus which has the function of excreting the feces. Decline or deficiency of kidney Qi,
therefore, may give rise to frequency of micturition, enuresis, oliguria and anuria, seminal
emission, impotence, premature ejaculation and infertility in reproduction, and prolonged
diarrhea with prolapse of rectum or constipation....
Many green projects are currently often not viable on a stand-alone basis due to mispricing in the
markets which makes traditional or „black‟ projects more attractive, due to climate change externalities not
being priced into these projects or mispricing due to government policies, such as fossil fuel subsidies (and
the introduction of carbon pricing through schemes such as the European Emissions Trading Scheme has
not significantly altered this).
These fuel subsidies, still prevalent in many countries, deteriorate the
economics of low-carbon projects.
In Africa music is a powerful mode of communication, transcending national borders, cul -
tures, and languages. Men’s attention can be attracted by using an entertainment format—
the “enter-educate” approach—which has proved effective in many countries. The term
Enter-Educate is a contraction of the words entertainment and education and describes any
communication presentation that delivers a pro-social educational message in an entertain-
Non-state providers including commercial firms, not-for-profit organisations and faith-based
organisations often provide services when governments are unable to meet people’s SRH needs.
Social franchising, or networks of private providers who offer a standard set of services and share
training, referral systems, quality standards and brands is one such example. The high volume of
patients that these networks can provide for enables them to reduce costs of treatment for poor
if you complete the spring-semester Entrepreneurship program, you
are eligible for the FSBE summer internship at a Bay area business.
to qualify, you must meet the following requirements:
• Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher in
your FSBE coursework, and maintain a grade of C or higher in
all FSBE courses.
• Be a student in good standing throughout the duration of
an internship coordinator assists you throughout the placement
process as you attend an internship orientation, create a résumé and
develop your interviewing skills.
This means moving on from old notions of corporate
responsibility focused purely on protecting and enhancing
reputation. It means being aware that your business stand
to be affected as supplies of fresh water decrease and costs
of energy rise and ecosystems decline. Knowing what
those effects will be and how your business can manage
them successfully means developing a sophisticated
understanding of these factors and how they work.
In this report we offer a starting point for discussion.
After several tarnishing bankruptcies in the US energy industry, i.e. Enron and
Pacific Gas & Electric company (PG&E), and the subsequent series of credit
rating downgrades by Rating Agencies, many industrial companies started to
realize that one of their most important risks, counterparty risk, is significantly
undermanaged. While market risk is the most watchful and largest risk faced by
energy companies, particularly for gas and power marketers, credit risk is the
next important factor. ...