Author: Jean-Louis Racine
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: central, asia, europe, eastern, quality, competitiveness, harnessing
Number of Pages: 360
Published: 2011-05-05
ISBN-10: 0821385097
ISBN-13: 9780821385098

Standards are everywhere, yet go mostly unnoticed. They define how products, processes, and people interact, assessing these entities' features and performance and signaling their level of quality and reliability. They can convey important benefits to trade, productivity, and technological progress and play an important role in the health and safety of individual consumers and the environment. Firms' ability to produce competitive products depends on the availability of adequate quality-support services. A "national quality infrastructure" denotes the chain of public and private services (stan

Author: Kathleen King
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: private, insurers’, coverage, medicare, differences, infusion, therapy, home
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936695
ISBN-13: 9781437936698

Infusion therapy -- drug treatment administered intravenously -- was once provided strictly in hospitals. However, clinical developments and emphasis on cost containment have prompted a shift to other settings, including the home. Home infusion requires coordination among providers of drugs, equipment, and skilled nursing care. It describes: (1) coverage of home infusion therapy components under Medicare fee-for-service (FFS); (2) coverage and payment for home infusion therapy by other health insurers -- both commercial plans and Medicare Advantage plans, which provide a private alternative to

Author: Raymond Lifchez
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: ottoman, turkey, sufism, art, lodge, architecture, dervish
Number of Pages: 378
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0520070607
ISBN-13: 9780520070608

Author: Dirk van den Heuvel
Publisher: 010 Publishers
Keywords: house, future, smithson, peter, alison
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9064505284
ISBN-13: 9789064505287

Author: Wendy Dobson
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: integration, asian, east, multinationals
Number of Pages: 331
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0889368066
ISBN-13: 9780889368064

The financial world was been rocked by the developments in the Asian stock market. This book provides developmental insight for anyone who wants to understand the complex financial origins of the situation in East Asia.The "Tigers" and "Dragons" of East Asia have emerged as the world s leading economic powers. Leading Asian financial economists here investigate the role of foreign private-sector firms --- especially from Japan and the US --- in this recent and explosive economic growth. With examples from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand,

Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Mark I. Miravalle, S.T.D.
Keywords: consecrated, persons, seminarians, deacons, guide, priests, mariology
Number of Pages: 918
Published: 2008-01-31
ISBN-10: 1579183557
ISBN-13: 9781579183554

Author: Emmy Barth
Publisher: The Plough Publishing House
Keywords: nazi, germany, community, christian, besieged, story, embassy
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2010-08-05
ISBN-10: 1608998797
ISBN-13: 9781608998791

Here for the first time in print is the story of a small group who dared to confront Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich with the love of Jesus Christ. Avoiding covert resistance on the one hand and complicity and compromise on the other, the Rhn Bruderhof, under the courageous leadership of Eberhard Arnold, boldly witnessed to the politics of the Kingdom of God in Nazi Germany. Although "less than a gnat to an elephant," in Arnold's words, they believed that as God's ambassadors love could overcome hatred-even of Adolf Hitler himself. This is an amazing account of a community who stayed true to
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