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flow-charting, early programming syntaxes and principals of debugging. Her philosophy of proper computer programming practice pervades today?s software engineering methodologies. The primary weakness I ... Hopper?s accomplishments, her colleagues, the development of technology and programming practices and the political forces shaping the development of the information age. However, the repetitive nature of

Infectious Diseases in Changing Times

in the semantics of 'health' and 'preven­ tion·, ra th e r than a disease focus . The fundamental as­ sumption underlying this philosophy, that fewer resources will be required to maintain the same ... political milieu and effective interac­ tions an1ong all levels of government and between prov­ inces. Vaccination programs must be promoted. Health care facilities must identify infection control and

Prevalence of Selected Eye Diseases Using Data Harvested from Ophthalmic Checkup Examination of a Cohort of Two Thousand Middle Eastern and North African Subjects

regular checkups and the unavailability of medical services due to low to moderate socioeconomic status as well as political turbulence may account for the delay in initial diagnosis of many treatable ... conditions. 1. Introduction Economic deprivation in developing countries and/or countries with recent political instability as in the Middle East region has led to the development of pockets of poverty and

The Convergence Coefficient across Political Systems

convergence coefficient varies across elections in a country, across countries with similar regimes, and across political regimes. In some countries, the centripetal tendency leads parties to converge to the ... . Pacheco 0 Center in Political Economy, Washington University , 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63130 , USA 1 Department of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University , 75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON

The Convergence Coefficient across Political Systems

convergence coefficient varies across elections in a country, across countries with similar regimes, and across political regimes. In some countries, the centripetal tendency leads parties to converge to the ... maximizing political leaders in some countries will not adopt convergent policy positions at the mean of the electoral distribution. In the standard spatial model, candidate positions matter to voters. However

Ki: A Key to Transform the Century of Death to the Century of Life

and a possible role of Ki now and in the future. butterfly effect - chaos - Ki energy - linear philosophy - Nishino Breathing Method - nonlinear philosophy Introduction I would like to thank Mr James ... meditation deals with the world of ‘sub-consciousness’ developed by Freudian psychology, while NBM may be related to the world of ‘Collective unconsciousness’ of Jungian psychology ( 7 ). Philosophy and

Six years of robots

constraints, these are on separate robotic worktables. An upsurge in the use of these isolation procedures, along with the philosophy of developing multitasking robots, has promoted the production of a

Tobacco Dependence Treatment Grants: A Collaborative Approach to the Implementation of WHO Tobacco Control Initiatives

curriculum for healthcare providers, while also influencing the political environment for Article 14 implementation. As a direct result of these projects, close to 9,000 healthcare providers have been trained ... responsible for creating a political environment conducive to the implementation of FCTC Article 14?a Organization name International Primary Care Respiratory Group University of Nairobi College of Medicine

A Comparison of Chinese and American Indian (Chumash) Medicine

ease pain and cure diseases. Both approaches to medicine are very practical, depend on the plants that are at hand and share some of the same elements of philosophy. The purpose of this writing is to put ... , such as the common cold. Treatments consist of restoring the lost internal balance and returning the patient to the normal elemental state. There are many definitions of Qi in Chinese philosophy ( 4

Nurturing Holistic Development of University Students in Hong Kong: Where Are We and Where Should We Go?

required to read extensively, with reading materials covering a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, social policy, social work, social philosophy, political science, youth development, and ... the greater social milieu in which one is situated. PROPOSED COURSES ON LEADERSHIP TRAINING Adopting the philosophy of ?leadership for all? and ?everyone is Number 1?, two courses are proposed to help

Policy

, in conjunction with the Health Regional Department of Tuscany and Political Forces of the Tuscan Regional Council concerned with the integration of non-conventional medicine in the public health care

Clinical Holistic Medicine (Mindful Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Complimented with Bodywork) in the Treatment of Schizophrenia (ICD10-F20/DSM-IV Code 295) and Other Psychotic Mental Diseases

negative implanted philosophy[11], making this treatment a less-than-perfect medical procedure[12]. However, it may still be useful in many cases, especially when psychotherapy has failed to help ... inappropriate and completely impossible, such as religious or political identity, or superhuman powers and abilities (e.g., being able to control the weather, or being in communication with aliens from another

Collaboration with the Laboratory Automation Standards Foundation

philosophy was based on our own understanding and backgrounds but this philosophy still offers significant information and advantages for other uses. We tried to produce ?good automation?, getting the level of ... measurement and instrument control through to the calculation, validation and reporting required for the methods. Constraints imposed by organizations and the political sensitivity of any situation would

An Era of Safety Culture

reporting will require leadership, teamwork, ownership, fairness, political will and organizational priorities. There will be challenges in ensuring universal reporting from practices large and small, but the ... to the theme of quality and safety, and this will be a central theme of the philosophy of the Journal. We are aiming to become an international journal in gastroenterology and hepatology, with a major

Do Adolescent Developmental Issues Disappear Overnight? Reflections about Holistic Development in University Students

decline in interest about political affairs (3.5%), the importance of promoting racial understanding (4.2%), developing a meaningful philosophy of life (3.4%), and influencing social values (2.6%). In terms ... college? and that ?many students today lack the resilience and are unable to summon strategies to cope.? Acknowledging the economic stress and political realities that this generation faces, college

Infectious Disease Management: Lessons from Cuba

to a comprehensive system of health care, oriented to primary care and prevention ( 11 ). The Cuban philosophy of health care is simple: provide high levels of medical support at no cost to the ... Conference to nominate Cuba?s National Immunization Program for the Gates Award for Global Health in 2001 (20). Furthermore, in the spirit of ?people before profit?, Cuba?s political priority has been to

Infectious Diseases in Changing Times

in the semantics of 'health' and 'preven? tion?, ra th e r than a disease focus . The fundamental as? sumption underlying this philosophy, that fewer resources will be required to maintain the same ... political milieu and effective interac? tions an1ong all levels of government and between prov? inces. Vaccination programs must be promoted. Health care facilities must identify infection control and

Book review: The economy as an evolving complex system II, edited by W. Brian Arthur, Steven N. Durlauf, and David A. Lane

associated with such models, Kollman, Miller, and Page on a model of computational political economy that shows some promise, Lane and Maxfield on strategy in the telecommunications industry, Lane showing how

Health Policy for Persons with Intellectual Disability: Experiences from Israel

Schulich School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario , Canada 1 Faculty of Arts, Department of Political Sciences, McGill University , Montreal, Quebec , Canada 2 ... review of global health policy for ID. It is the intent of this paper to focus specifically on the policy and treatment of this population within Israel with attention to the country?s political and social

Integrated Diagnostics and Prognostics of Rotating Machinery

economics and policy, and broader social issues, since the political and legislative context influence research and investment decisions. CALL FOR PAPERS Contributions to the journal should be submitted