Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in
Zimbabwe pointed out that notwithstanding the poor performance of the economy,
Zimbabwe has made relative progress in a number of key areas such as universal
primary education. Enrolment in primary schools has consistently been relatively high (with
a net enrollment ratio of 91% in 2009 down from 98.5% in 2002). The rate of HIV infection
has also seen an improvement with a decline from 16.1 percent in 2007 to 13.7 percent by
2009 partly on account of public awareness programs and education.
THIS BOOK IS about the relationship between judicial and administrative
decision-making. Its aim is to set out a framework for
thinking about the extent to which judicial review litigation influences
administrative behaviour and is capable of securing compliance with
the requirements of administrative law (as expounded through judicial
review). This work has emerged from an empirical investigation of
routine local government decision-making (administering English
This report presents an overview of the state of women’s health in the European Union. The report
focuses on women aged 15 years and older in the 27 EU-Member States, as well as the EEA
countries Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein, and occasionally Switzerland.
The report is divided into six chapters. The first chapter introduces the report and its goals and
methodologies. Chapter 2 deals with changing demographic and socio-economic trends that are
pertinent to women’s health.
Vertical integration. Although the delivery of health care is concentrated in the
vertically integrated medical care sector (organized around primary, secondary,
and tertiary care), many other essential child health service programs are located
in the public and population health sectors (Women, Infants, and Children, or
WIC; Head Start; and Early Head Start).
Food safety is of great importance to consumers. To
ensure the safety of the food supply and to facilitate
international trade, government agencies and international
bodies establish standards, guidelines, and regulations that
food producers and trade partners need to meet, respect,
and follow. A primary goal of national and international
regulatory frameworks for the use of veterinary drugs,
including antimicrobials, in food-producing animals is to
ensure that authorized products are used in a manner
that will not lead to non-compliance residues.
• Modern technological networks are on a collision course with human organizations, both civilian and military: – conflicts arise in all stages: design, configuration, and operations – conflicts with regulatory and C2 constraints – competing financial and other incentives • Time is ripe to integrate economic thought into networking – current technology isolated from human goals and constraints – we must manage and design networks in their broader contexts
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A synthesis of the material presented at the convening and the points made during discussion
have led to the development of the recommendations for change listed above. Researchers
should simultaneously pursue agendas that both inform potential intervention strategies and
examine the link between food marketing and obesity. Advocates can examine current policies
including the FCC and FTC regulatory environments in order to pursue policy options and
advertising regulations for television and digital media. The public’s commitment is needed to
accomplish these goals.
Nevertheless, it also seems likely that substantial demand for voluntary GHG
emission reductions can exist even where there are regulatory requirements. “Carbon
neutrality” has become a goal for many companies seeking to attract customers by
providing environmentally friendly products and services. Likewise, growing awareness
about climate change has sparked an interest among many individuals to do their part to
help solve the problem.
It is the responsibility of State and Federal regulatory agencies to uphold the supply of
wholesome, quality food for the consumer. Without guidelines and regulations, the safety
and quality of milk as we know it may not exist. The goal of Washington State Department of
Agriculture (WSDA), Food Safety Program is to obtain voluntary compliance in a manner that
is mutually beneficial for the milk industry as well as the consumer.
Treatment requirements imposed on individual firms were seen as the most direct
response to pollution problems. In the climate of the early 1970s, and given the lack of regional
institutions in place, the desire to minimize compliance costs and use taxes to meet ambient goals
was less strongly felt. This is one explanation for the quantity-based regulatory system we have
in place to this day. To understand some of the other explanations, it is necessary to describe the
characteristics of a tax system in more detail.
Before doing so, mention should also be made...