EuropeEurope, EasternHome Care Agencies: Public or private organizations that provide, either directly or through arrangements with other organizations, home health services in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.United States Environmental Protection Agency: An agency in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. It was created as an independent regulatory agency responsible for the implementation of federal laws designed to protect the environment. Its mission is to protect human health and the ENVIRONMENT.Health Systems Agencies: Health planning and resources development agencies which function in each health service area of the United States (PL 93-641).United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE established in 1990 to "provide indexing, abstracting, translating, publishing, and other services leading to a more effective and timely dissemination of information on research, demonstration projects, and evaluations with respect to health care to public and private entities and individuals engaged in the improvement of health care delivery..." It supersedes the National Center for Health Services Research. The United States Agency for Health Care Policy and Research was renamed Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999.International Agencies: International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.United StatesEuropean Union: The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)North AmericaState Health Planning and Development Agencies: Agencies established under PL93-641 to coordinate, conduct, and implement state health planning activities. Two primary responsibilities are the preparation of an annual State Health Plan and giving assistance to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.United States Food and Drug Administration: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.Voluntary Health Agencies: Non-profit organizations concerned with various aspects of health, e.g., education, promotion, treatment, services, etc.Asia: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)United States Government Agencies: Agencies of the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT of the United States.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)State Government: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Drug Approval: Process that is gone through in order for a drug to receive approval by a government regulatory agency. This includes any required pre-clinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance of the drug.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Government Regulation: Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Device Approval: Process that is gone through in order for a device to receive approval by a government regulatory agency. This includes any required preclinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance. It is not restricted to FDA.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Equipment Safety: Freedom of equipment from actual or potential hazards.Hospices: Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.Middle East: The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)AfricaHealth Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Phylogeography: A field of study concerned with the principles and processes governing the geographic distributions of genealogical lineages, especially those within and among closely related species. (Avise, J.C., Phylogeography: The History and Formation of Species. Harvard University Press, 2000)Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Africa, Northern: The geographical area of Africa comprising ALGERIA; EGYPT; LIBYA; MOROCCO; and TUNISIA. It includes also the vast deserts and oases of the Sahara. It is often referred to as North Africa, French-speaking Africa, or the Maghreb. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p856)Archaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Legislation, Drug: Laws concerned with manufacturing, dispensing, and marketing of drugs.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Legislation as Topic: The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Drug and Narcotic Control: Control of drug and narcotic use by international agreement, or by institutional systems for handling prescribed drugs. This includes regulations concerned with the manufacturing, dispensing, approval (DRUG APPROVAL), and marketing of drugs.France: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Communicable Diseases, Emerging: Infectious diseases that are novel in their outbreak ranges (geographic and host) or transmission mode.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Hazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Mediterranean Region: The MEDITERRANEAN SEA, the MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDS, and the countries bordering on the sea collectively.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Genetics, Population: The discipline studying genetic composition of populations and effects of factors such as GENETIC SELECTION, population size, MUTATION, migration, and GENETIC DRIFT on the frequencies of various GENOTYPES and PHENOTYPES using a variety of GENETIC TECHNIQUES.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Czech Republic: Created 1 January 1993 as a result of the division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Drug Industry: That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.History, Medieval: The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.): An agency of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that conducts and supports programs for the prevention and control of disease and provides consultation and assistance to health departments and other countries.Fossils: Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.Introduced Species: Non-native organisms brought into a region, habitat, or ECOSYSTEM by human activity.GermanyHealth Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Environmental Pollution: Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.Legislation, Food: Laws and regulations concerned with industrial processing and marketing of foods.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.RussiaItalyHungaryPublic Health Informatics: The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.Spain: Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.Haplotypes: The genetic constitution of individuals with respect to one member of a pair of allelic genes, or sets of genes that are closely linked and tend to be inherited together such as those of the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.Ceratopogonidae: A family of biting midges, in the order DIPTERA. It includes the genus Culicoides which transmits filarial parasites pathogenic to man and other primates.Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Diffusion of Innovation: The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Local Government: Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Home Care Services: Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.Asia, Central: The geographical area of Asia comprising KAZAKHSTAN; KYRGYZSTAN; TAJIKISTAN; TURKMENISTAN; and UZBEKISTAN. The desert region of Kara Kum (Qara Qum) is largely in Turkmenistan and the desert region of Kyzyl Kum (Kizil Kum or Qizil Qum), is in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p233, 590, 636)DNA, Mitochondrial: Double-stranded DNA of MITOCHONDRIA. In eukaryotes, the mitochondrial GENOME is circular and codes for ribosomal RNAs, transfer RNAs, and about 10 proteins.Latin America: The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.Great BritainProgram Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Consumer Product SafetyProgram Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.Americas: The general name for NORTH AMERICA; CENTRAL AMERICA; and SOUTH AMERICA unspecified or combined.Databases, Factual: Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.Toxicology: The science concerned with the detection, chemical composition, and biological action of toxic substances or poisons and the treatment and prevention of toxic manifestations.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.Hazardous Waste: Waste products which threaten life, health, or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.Bluetongue: A reovirus infection, chiefly of sheep, characterized by a swollen blue tongue, catarrhal inflammation of upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, and often by inflammation of sensitive laminae of the feet and coronet.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Oceania: The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed)Environmental Pollutants: Substances or energies, for example heat or light, which when introduced into the air, water, or land threaten life or health of individuals or ECOSYSTEMS.History, 15th Century: Time period from 1401 through 1500 of the common era.United States Public Health Service: A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Contract Services: Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Air Pollutants: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Budgets: Detailed financial plans for carrying out specific activities for a certain period of time. They include proposed income and expenditures.Models, Theoretical: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Financing, Organized: All organized methods of funding.United States Dept. of Health and Human Services: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.Communicable Disease Control: Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.UkraineSocial Control, Formal: Control which is exerted by the more stable organizations of society, such as established institutions and the law. They are ordinarily embodied in definite codes, usually written.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Models, Organizational: Theoretical representations and constructs that describe or explain the structure and hierarchy of relationships and interactions within or between formal organizational entities or informal social groups.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Food Inspection: Examination of foods to assure wholesome and clean products free from unsafe microbes or chemical contamination, natural or added deleterious substances, and decomposition during production, processing, packaging, etc.Gypsies: Ethnic group originating in India and entering Europe in the 14th or 15th century.Organizations: Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.Encephalitis, Tick-Borne: Encephalitis caused by neurotropic viruses that are transmitted via the bite of TICKS. In Europe, the diseases are caused by ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, TICK-BORNE, which give rise to Russian spring-summer encephalitis, central European encephalitis, louping ill encephalitis, and related disorders. Powassan encephalitis occurs in North America and Russia and is caused by the Powassan virus. ASEPTIC MENINGITIS and rarely encephalitis may complicate COLORADO TICK FEVER which is endemic to mountainous regions of the western United States. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp14-5)Environmental Policy: A course of action or principle adopted or proposed by a government, party, business, or individual that concerns human interactions with nature and natural resources.Chromosomes, Human, Y: The human male sex chromosome, being the differential sex chromosome carried by half the male gametes and none of the female gametes in humans.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.PolandBelgiumAcademies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.Communism: A totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production with the professed aim of establishing a classless society.History, 19th Century: Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Epidemiology: Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.Slovakia: Created 1 January 1993 as a result of the division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.History, 16th Century: Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.Zoonoses: Diseases of non-human animals that may be transmitted to HUMANS or may be transmitted from humans to non-human animals.Orthobunyavirus: A genus of the family BUNYAVIRIDAE containing over 150 viruses, most of which are transmitted by mosquitoes or flies. They are arranged in groups defined by serological criteria, each now named for the original reference species (previously called serogroups). Many species have multiple serotypes or strains.Federal Government: The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Neanderthals: Common name for an extinct species of the Homo genus. Fossils have been found in Europe and Asia. Genetic evidence suggests that limited interbreeding with modern HUMANS (Homo sapiens) took place.RomaniaGenotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.History, 18th Century: Time period from 1701 through 1800 of the common era.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Food Contamination: The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.Cluster Analysis: A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.Animal Migration: Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.Product Surveillance, Postmarketing: Surveillance of drugs, devices, appliances, etc., for efficacy or adverse effects, after they have been released for general sale.Gene Pool: The total genetic information possessed by the reproductive members of a POPULATION of sexually reproducing organisms.Animals, Wild: Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.Facility Regulation and Control: Formal voluntary or governmental procedures and standards required of hospitals and health or other facilities to improve operating efficiency, and for the protection of the consumer.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Clinical Trials as Topic: Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.AustriaSouth AmericaUnited Nations: An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.Birds: Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Water Supply: Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)Hominidae: Family of the suborder HAPLORHINI (Anthropoidea) comprising bipedal primate MAMMALS. It includes modern man (HOMO SAPIENS) and the great apes: gorillas (GORILLA GORILLA), chimpanzees (PAN PANISCUS and PAN TROGLODYTES), and orangutans (PONGO PYGMAEUS).Asia, Western: The geographical designation for the countries of the MIDDLE EAST and the countries BANGLADESH; BHUTAN; INDIA; NEPAL; PAKISTAN; and SRI LANKA. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993 & Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)Drugs, Investigational: Drugs which have received FDA approval for human testing but have yet to be approved for commercial marketing. This includes drugs used for treatment while they still are undergoing clinical trials (Treatment IND). The main heading includes drugs under investigation in foreign countries.Health Planning Technical Assistance: The provision of expert assistance in developing health planning programs, plans as technical materials, etc., as requested by Health Systems Agencies or other health planning organizations.Climate Change: Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.Doping in Sports: Illegitimate use of substances for a desired effect in competitive sports. It includes humans and animals.Adoption: Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Anthropology, Physical: The comparative science dealing with the physical characteristics of humans as related to their origin, evolution, and development in the total environment.JapanConservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Epidemiologic Studies: Studies designed to examine associations, commonly, hypothesized causal relations. They are usually concerned with identifying or measuring the effects of risk factors or exposures. The common types of analytic study are CASE-CONTROL STUDIES; COHORT STUDIES; and CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Quality Control: A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Health Planning Support: Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Ixodes: The largest genus of TICKS in the family IXODIDAE, containing over 200 species. Many infest humans and other mammals and several are vectors of diseases such as LYME DISEASE, tick-borne encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, TICK-BORNE), and KYASANUR FOREST DISEASE.
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European Space Agency (97): 11-19. Hsu, Jeremy (15 October 2008). "Europe Aims For Re-entry Spacecraft". Space.com. "Saenger I ... The European Space Agency has endorsed these designs on several occasions. France worked on the Hermes manned spaceplane ... European Space Agency: Hermes Hopper Airbus Space and Defence SpacePlane Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) & PRIDE United ... Hopper was one of several proposals for a European reusable launch vehicle (RLV) planned to cheaply ferry satellites into orbit ...
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... the network being supported by agencies from other European states. Originally, the network was planned for European agencies, ... Its aim was to establish an independent communication network in the ever-growing European market. At the beginning, its ... Since its foundation, the agencies active in the ECCO Network have built up a strong global network of contacts, knowledge and ... The ECCO Network consists of 32 agencies and consultancies in 40 countries worldwide. In its entirety, the network has more ...
The satellite project was given approval by the European Space Agency (ESA) in May 2017 as part of the Fly Your Satellite! (FYS ... It aims to orbit the Earth for one year. "Ireland's first satellite given go-ahead by ESA". Rte.ie. 2017-05-23. Retrieved 2017- ... "European Space Agency gives go-ahead for Ireland's first satellite". Thejournal.ie. 2017-05-23. Retrieved 2017-07-25. http:// ... The project aims to build, launch and operate the first Irish satellite in space. ...
"Targretin : EPAR - Product Information" (PDF). European Medicines Agency. Eisai Ltd. 3 April 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014. ... Vinluan, Frank (2011-10-12). "Generic cancer drug from Banner aims to take on Eisai's Targretin". MedCity News. Retrieved 2012- ... and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) (early 2001) for use as a treatment for cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL). It is a third ...
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"Mission Status". European Space Agency. Retrieved November 23, 2015. "ESA Science & Technology: Euclid". European Space Agency ... "After Mars, Isro aims for Venus probe in 2-3 years". 9 June 2015. Nowakowski, Tomasz (July 2015). "India eyes possible mission ... European Space Agency. Retrieved 2012-08-20. "Space Science - LISA Pathfinder overview". European Space Agency. 2012-06-11. ... "ESA Science & Technology: Gaia". European Space Agency. Retrieved 2012-11-30. "世界初!「しんえん2」が地球から230万㎞離れた
In 2005 the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft imaged a substantial quantity of water ice in a crater in the ... External link in ,work= (help) "Mars lander aims for touchdown in 'Green Valley'". New Scientist Space. Retrieved 2008-04-14. ... "Water ice in crater at Martian north pole". European Space Agency. Retrieved 2007-08-04. Lakdawalla, Emily (2008-05-27). " ...
Sample, Ian (23 March 2010). "Lift-off for new space agency which aims to rocket UK out of recession". London: The Guardian. ... Major Timothy Nigel "Tim" Peake CMG (born 7 April 1972) is a British Army Air Corps officer, European Space Agency astronaut ... Peake, Tim (29 April 2012). "NEEMO 16 - In search of an asteroid". European Space Agency. Retrieved 3 May 2012. The NEEMO ... Sample, Ian (21 May 2009). "European Space Agency recruits test pilot as Britain's first official astronaut". London: The ...
It aims to reduce environmental impacts by altering the built environment to create smart cities that support sustainable ... Public agencies, authorities, and the interests of nearby property owners manage public spaces. Users often compete over the ... Ancient examples of carefully planned and designed cities exist in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, and are particularly ... To prevent urban sprawl, Circular flow land use management was introduced in Europe to promote sustainable land use patterns. ...
The European Commission provides support to the Tanzanian water and sanitation sector through the resources of the European ... Its aim was to regulate the supply of water through urban public authorities. In 1996 new guidelines for the National Water ... Donor agencies such as GIZ have thus stopped their support for clustering. Urban and district water utilities are not ... retrieved Feb 2010 European Commission JOINT ANNUAL REPORT, Tanzania 2008 European Commission's Delegation in Tanzania EU Water ...
The Environment Agency sued their lead design consultants for recovery of the remedial costs who refunded the owner of the ... Although successful in its stated aims, residents of villages downstream claim it has increased flooding. The Environment ... and the second largest in Europe. Principal works were creation of the channel, various flow control mechanisms and bridges for ... The Environment Agency in the 2010s is undertaking a widening and dredging programme of Thames works to assist with downstream ...
Each deputy is assigned a subsection of the responsibilities of the agency. Finanstilsynet is a member of the European ... Its stated aims are to; strengthen the market's role as a disciplinary factor through enhanced transparency intensify ... the Supervisory Authority for Mortgage Credit Institutions was transferred to Finanstilsyne from the Danish Housing Agency. ... Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), which is actively contributing to the harmonisation of financial regulation in Europe ...
March The Earth observation satellite Envisat is launched by the European Space Agency. Native forest logging on public land ... It aims to manage and regulate the hunting of game in New South Wales in Australia. August The World Summit on Sustainable ...
... is defined by the European Medicines Agency as the verification that material inputs and processes ... Design space verification specifically aims to confirm output quality within a given operating range. This allows for changes ... "Questions and Answers on Design Space Verification" (PDF). European Medicines Agency. Retrieved 17 December 2014. "Design Space ...
... was only 35 kilometres (22 mi) from the earthquake epicentre and was listed by the European Union as an area of ... Badakhshan Province "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 2008-05-22. ... "Badakhshan Province Earthquake Center (Physical) (10 August 2004)" (PDF). Aims.org.af. Retrieved 2008-06-01. ...
European Environment Agency. European Environment Agency. Archived from the original on May 31, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-31. The ... The project aims to create a monitoring and protection network for nesting and feeding sites in close collaboration with local ... European Environment Agency (2010). "Legislative instrument details: Cartagena Convention". ... This project aimed to continue to build on Oman's programme to conduct surveys, develop survey protocols and provide equipment ...
IPs specifically aim at fostering European competitiveness in basic research and applied science with a focus on "addressing ... or by executive agencies such as the Research Executive Agency (REA), the Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), or the ERC ... European Commission. Retrieved 19 March 2014.. *^ Union, Publications Office of the European (21 April 2017). "European drones ... are funding programmes created by the European Union/European Commission to support and foster research in the European ...
It aimed to collect information about all children - focusing on the most vulnerable ones - in inclusive ECE settings in Europe ... Aims. The projects overall goal was to identify and analyse the factors (facilitators and challenges/barriers) that enable ... publication: Inclusive Early Childhood Education: An analysis of 32 European examples publication: Inclusive Early Childhood ... This was produced by the European Commission Thematic Working Group on ECEC to support Member States to develop quality ECEC ...
Poland aims to be a more assertive power player in Europe * Wojciech Jaruzelski remembered as last Communist leader in Poland ... Geneva - Will the Soviet Union and its East European allies decide, as Poland did, to withdraw from the International Labor ... Organization? Officials at this United Nations agency hope not. But they see it as a possibility. ...
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European Union agency responsible for the protection of public and animal health through the scientific evaluation and ... The strategy aims to:. *ensure that the medicines used by older people are of high quality and are studied appropriately in the ... The European Medicines Agency (EMA) plays an important role in ensuring that the needs of older people are taken into account ... Drug policy for an aging population - The European Medicines Agencys geriatric medicines strategy ...
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European Medicines Agency approves first-ever treatment for hereditary factor X deficiency Bio Products Laboratory, Limited ( ... New €5.6 million project aims to develop cell-based haemophilia A therapy Loughborough University is working with a team of ... BPL) today announced that the European Medicines Agency has granted marketing authorisation for Coagadex. ... New European study emphasizes need to enhance standard of haemophilia care in real life Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) ...
Copyright ESA - European Space Agency *Description For human exploration of our Solar System we need new ways of living in ... ESAs MELiSSA project aims to convert waste to water for space missions. ...
Institute that aims to reshape health care seeks renewal * European News. Italy set to create €300 million research funding ... agency * Epidemiology. Beset by neural tube defects, Ethiopia may fortify salt * Astronomy. Europe to lead in monitoring carbon ...
... a range of channels are aimed at Russian-speaking viewers; in 2016, there were 42 on-demand services available in Estonia, ... note: see entry for the European Union for money supply for the entire euro area; the European Central Bank (ECB) controls ... Central Intelligence Agency. Office of Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20505. You can also mail a letter to a U.S. Embassy or ... Central Intelligence Agency. The Work Of A Nation. The Center of Intelligence.. *Report Information ...
The aim of this conference was to identify what data and detailed information European policy makers need in order to map ... Jørgen Greve, Chairman, European Agency for Development in Special Needs and Inclusive Education ... Amanda Watkins, Agency Project Manager: The Agency Special Needs Education Country Data collection ... Harald Weber, Agency Project Manager: The Agency Indicators for Inclusive Education project work ...
Conclusion: For greater efficiency in medical-device innovation, European agencies should look to (re-)address the specific ... While the process and methodology for pharmaceuticals is well-established, guidance for medical devices is sparse.Aim: To ... Methodology: Available guidelines by European agencies were each reviewed and summarized. To complement this, a full systematic ... Available guidelines by European agencies were each reviewed and summarized. To complement this, a full systematic review of ...
European Commission approves Latvias plan to set up EUR 100 million fund to support large producers. ...
This is the most ambitious mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). The aim is the scientific inspection of the previously ... There are even regular conferences on Space Debris organized by the European Space Agency (ESA). ... The European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt (Germany) has also installed a Space Debris Working Group with the ... Even, a Space Debris Mitigation Handbook has been issued by the ESA [27]. The following quote outlines its main aims:. "The ...
Some strikes reportedly were aimed at disrupting suspected terrorist plots aimed at Europe.. compiled from agency reports ... Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty © 2020 RFE/RL, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ... Former Russian Journalist Reportedly Charged With Aiding Czech, U.S. Spy Agencies ...
... responsibilities and duties Food Standards Agency (FSA) staff and veterinary contractors undertake in approved establishments. ... The Manual for Official Controls is aimed at FSA internal staff. Due to the complete size of the Manual only selected Chapters ... The Eur-Lex website contains details of European legislation. Links to both these websites can be found under External sites. ... The Manual for Official Controls provides details of the tasks, responsibilities and duties Food Standards Agency (FSA) staff ...
The partnership aims to help save one million childrens lives. *The partnerships mission is in line with global objectives, ... European agency endorses antiseptic gel, developed through GSK and Save the Children partnership, for newborn umbilical cord ... of the European Medicines Agency (EMA). This marks a major milestone for the partnership and its mission to help save the lives ... Umbipro is currently not approved in any of the target markets (a review under Article 58 will not result in European licences ...
European Union agency responsible for the protection of public and animal health through the scientific evaluation and ... This aims to ensure a close collaboration during the assessment.. 22. What is the timetable for the assessment by the PRAC? Rev ... No 658/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on fees payable to the European Medicines Agency for ... The Agency and the competent authorities of the Member States (MSs) within the European Economic Area (EEA) will identify the ...
Portugal aimed for full accessibility in all public transport. Portugal had transposed standards set out by the European Rail ... Agency in that regard. The certification of disability had indeed been subjected to a fee since 2013. It cost 50 euros for an ... The European Union was also funding projects to support independent living. Portugal was finalizing a piece of legislation ... The reform of the Civil Code aimed at revising the concept of full guardianship for persons with physical disabilities, she ...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH SERVICES GMBH(DE),THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM(UK),YORDAS LIMITED(UK),INSTITUTE OF OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE(UK), ... With the past and current dissemination activities aimed at the regulatory agencies (e.g. OECD, REACH), decision makers and ... The aim of MARINA is to develop such methods. MARINA will address the four central themes in the risk management paradigm for ... The European Commission had, at the time of the beginning of MARINA, funded some 15 projects relevant to health and safety ...
The programme is aimed at providing access prior to any European Medicines Agency approval. An EAP has opened in Belfast for ... We are awaiting approval from European Medicines Agency (EMA) for a licence for the drug in Europe. The national institute for ... There was no form of treatment for SMA until 23rd December 2016, when the American food and drug agency (FDA) announced that it ...
European Medicines Agency. New safety advice for diclofenac: new measures aim to minimise cardiovascular risks. London, UK; ... From European Medicines Agency website. http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/Referrals_document/Diclofenac- ... Analysis and recommendations for agency action regarding non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cardiovascular risk. 2005 ... 290-02-0024.) . Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2006 Sep. From AHRQ website. http://www. ...
Cristian Hernandez, European Pressphoto Agency None A demonstrator takes aim against the Venezuelan Bolivarian National Guard ... A youth aims his sling during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017. Fernando Llano, AP ... Anti-government protesters work together to aim a giant slingshot holding a glass bottle of fecal matter, at security forces ... Opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro say he aims to keep himself in power by stacking the planned "constituent ...
The European Space Agency (ESA) has funded the situational awareness system (SAS) for SOS childrens villages. The project aims ... Digital seabed map of European waters In a bid to tap the potential of oceans and seas that surround Europe, the European ... in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) launched an initiative which aims to provide satellitebased flood ... The EEA is an agency of the European Union. With a task to provide sound, independent information on the environment, its task ...
  • There was no form of treatment for SMA until 23rd December 2016, when the American food and drug agency (FDA) announced that it had given full approval for the first treatment for SMA the drug spinraza/nusinersen, available to both children and adults. (change.org)
  • As a first step in the Commission's State of Health in the EU cycle, the Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 report was published in November 2016. (evidence.nhs.uk)
  • Senate appropriators chose to maintain funding at 2016 levels for both agencies. (scientificamerican.com)
  • These questions and answers should be read in conjunction with Directive 2001/83/EC, as amended by Directive 2010/84/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 2010 , without prejudice to the implementation of the changes resulting from Directive 2012/26/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 amending Directive 2001/83/EC as regards pharmacovigilance . (europa.eu)
  • The Agency presented its Annual Report 2005 to the European Parliament on 23 November 2005. (europa.eu)
  • A legislative package setting up EUROSUR was approved in mid-November this year by the European Parliament's civil liberties committee and is expected to receive a final go-ahead soon from the entire Parliament and by the European Council, the EU's executive. (ipsnews.net)
  • While discussing these shortfalls in asthma management at an asthma policy roundtable meeting at the European Parliament in January 2006, participants recommended holding a summit meeting 15 to make policy makers at the European level aware of the need for change in asthma management. (ersjournals.com)
  • The latest REACH proposals will now be considered by the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers before becoming law. (newscientist.com)
  • In May 2010, the European Parliament passed legislation to make organ donations and transplants easier, both within and across national borders. (europa.eu)
  • The Inclusive Early Childhood Education (IECE) project aimed to identify, analyse and subsequently promote the main characteristics of quality IECE for all children. (european-agency.org)
  • ESA's MELiSSA project aims to convert waste to water for space missions. (esa.int)
  • an EU-funded project which developed a low-carbon heating and cooling strategy for Europe. (euractiv.com)
  • We have underlined these as the two most desirable options for urban areas in the ' Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE) project, which is now coming to an end. (euractiv.com)
  • In this project, we have documented how we can completely decarbonise and eliminate boilers burning fossil fuels such as oil and gas from households in Europe. (euractiv.com)
  • ELSA, or the European Leadership in Space Astrometry project, has trained young researchers for the challenge of processing the data and eventually creating a comprehensive sky catalogue. (europa.eu)
  • And he points out that when ELSA project ended in 2010, some of its researchers transferred to a related initiative, the Gaia Research for European Astronomy Training (GREAT) project. (europa.eu)
  • The overall objective of the project is to improve the conservation status of alluvial forests with black alder and European ash in two Bulgarian sites of Community importance. (europa.eu)
  • The goals of the LIFE2Water project are to implement innovative technologies for tertiary treatment of municipal wastewater with a significant potential for improvement of effluent quality and to verify these technologies at pilot scale with the aim of contributing to the achievement of a good ecological status of aquatic ecosystems. (europa.eu)
  • This project aims to demonstrate two innovative drainage water filtration technologies at catchment and field scale. (europa.eu)
  • Solar Orbiter is a joint project between NASA and the European Space Agency. (bigthink.com)
  • The mission is a joint project between NASA and the European Space Agency that's been nearly two decades in the making. (bigthink.com)
  • This project is funded by the European Commission and aims to digitize the historically significant photos of 10 European news agencies. (ansa.it)
  • This project is funded by the European Commission to make available news on the activities of ENPI (European Neighbourhood Policy Instrument). (ansa.it)
  • A pilot project on eParticipation funded by the European Commission aimed at involving residents of three European Countries (Italy, Portugal and Greece) in environmental issues through ePetitions. (ansa.it)
  • Therefore, we want to get the next generation excited about Europe and encourage them to network with each other," Reinhart continued, adding: "We are launching our project as a pilot for a Germany-wide initiative, which other companies such as Oliver Wyman wish to join. (pressebox.de)
  • Europe - Europe without Borders" might be the starting point for insurable employment at Continental, as the company also sees the project as an opportunity to discover potential employees and new talents. (pressebox.de)
  • GLOBCARBON LAI results are also being checked with LAI products from CYCLOPES, another satellite-based service being developed through a project called Geoland, part of the European Commission's initial contribution to Global Monitoring to Environment and Security (GMES), a joint initiative with ESA to develop an independent environmental monitoring capability for Europe. (timeshighereducation.com)
  • Dr. Jörg WIND: "Performance of vehicles with fuel cells is twice as high as those with combustion engines, but safety issues cannot be neglected" The European HySYS project aims to take stock of the elements needed to manufacture an electric vehicle whose electricity is generated by a fuel cell. (youris.com)
  • Michael Blunk: "These are the challenges to be faced by the wind power of the future" Engineer and project manager Michael Blunk, Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES, is one of the experts in the European project UpWind. (youris.com)
  • This project is important for Europe, as it will be the first transnational infrastructure in nanomedicine. (sintef.no)
  • The main goal of this project is to reach international excellence in nanomedicine characterization for medical indications like cancer, diabetes, inflammatory diseases or infections in Europe, and make it accessible to all organizations developing candidate nanomedicines prior to their submission to regulatory agencies to get the approval for clinical trials and later marketing authorization. (sintef.no)
  • The European project NANOMED2020s core mission is to federate the nanomedicine community. (sintef.no)
  • In other words, the claim put forward by and worked through this project is that in Europe we don't need alternatives but rather an alternative thinking of alternatives. (europa.eu)
  • She stressed that ECHA aims at rendering itself as a go-to knowledge hub on chemicals safety. (efanet.org)
  • The MAAP is also an interoperable platform between ESA and NASA 2 agencies that provides fast access to reliable data. (yahoo.com)
  • Teams from Nasa in the US and the European Space Agency (ESA) are working together on an idea that would see a spacecraft slammed into potentially threatening asteroids, to deflect them away from colliding with the planet. (eveningexpress.co.uk)
  • Researchers from Europe, US and around the world meet in Rome next week to work on #AIDA , an ambitious two-spacecraft mission with @NASA to deflect an #asteroid , proving the technique for #PlanetaryDefence . (eveningexpress.co.uk)
  • The two most important cases decided by the European Court of Justice (17 January 2006 Staubitz Schreiber and 2 May 2006 Eurofood ) are discussed. (scielo.org.za)
  • It is discussed in paragraph 4, with a treatment of the two cases the European Court of Justice (of 17 January 2006 and 2 May 2006) has dealt with until now (paragraphs 5 and 6). (scielo.org.za)
  • This annual report of the Agency is the EU's first comprehensive overview of racist, xenophobic, antisemitic and anti-Muslim discrimination, and responses to it, to cover all 25 EU Member States. (europa.eu)
  • The demonstrations are part of the preparation for the launch of EUROSUR , the European External Border Surveillance System meant to enhance cooperation between border control agencies of EU member states and to promote surveillance of EU's external borders by Frontex, with a particular focus on the Mediterranean and North Africa, in view of controlling migration to Europe. (ipsnews.net)
  • EMA has also set up a Geriatric Expert Group to advise the Agency and its Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) on issues related to the elderly and to provide scientific advice to medicine developers. (europa.eu)
  • On 14 April 2011 revised on May 12, 2011 the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended to lift the EU-wide suspension of the marketing authorizations of both octagam ® and octagam ® 10% which has been in place since October 4,2010. (fiercebiotech.com)
  • European Directive 92/75/EEC, 22 September 1992, set up a uniform system for all Member States whereby household appliances can be compared with others of their type offering similar features. (idae.es)
  • The directive establishes common EU quality and safety standards, and European governments will have two years to transpose these rules into their national legislation. (europa.eu)
  • Together with the Member States, the agency reviewed around 220 substances registered at more than 100 tonnes per year and allocated them to different pools of the chemical universe for regulatory action. (cosmeticsandtoiletries.com)
  • This competence will be made accessible to all organizations developing candidate nanomedicines prior to their submission to regulatory agencies to get the approval for clinical trials and, later, marketing authorization. (sintef.no)
  • The aim of this conference was to identify what data and detailed information European policy makers need in order to map developments in the implementation of legislation and policy for inclusion. (european-agency.org)
  • The Eur-Lex website contains details of European legislation. (food.gov.uk)
  • Presented by Executive Director Bjorn Hansen, the strategic priorities of the agency include the identification and risk management of substances of concern, the safe and sustainable use of chemicals by the industry, and the sustainable management of chemicals through implementation of EU legislation. (efanet.org)
  • According to Mr Hansen, the European Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is a 'gap-filler' legislation: it interacts with other EU policies on environment, workplace, and food, to regulate the use of chemicals by many industry sectors. (efanet.org)
  • Under the EEA Agreement, experts from the Ministry of Health and Care Services and its subordinate agencies the Norwegian Directorate of Health, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, the Norwegian Medicines Agency and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health have the right to participate in EU working groups and committees that draw up proposals for new or amended legislation. (regjeringen.no)
  • In addition to participating in the development of common legislation, Norway is engaged in wide-ranging cooperation in the area of health through various programmes, agencies and networks. (regjeringen.no)
  • Methods Data were derived from the Danish Health and Morbidity surveys in 2010 and 2013 (the national subsamples in the Danish National Health surveys).18,19 The major aim of the surveys is to describe the status and trends in health and morbidity in the adult Danish population and the factors that influence health status. (deepdyve.com)
  • European national border guards have participated in these demonstrations as potential customers, IPS learns. (ipsnews.net)
  • Frontex confirmed to IPS that the agency has been paying weapons and security equipment manufacturers to participate in demonstrations of equipment which national agencies attended as potential customers. (ipsnews.net)
  • The two-day national conference was organized by WHO and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies with international and subregional representation. (who.int)
  • The way the initiative's projects have been pulled into national debates involving opposition politics shows that the range of actors constituting African agency is potentially much wider than national governments. (saiia.org.za)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Bilbao-based European Agency for Safety and Health at Work have launched a new joint Web site. (cdc.gov)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), is the federal agency in the U.S. responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. (cdc.gov)
  • It aims to harness the most recent developments emerging from national, European and international space strategies to prepare the specialists needed for Solar System exploration programmes. (esa.int)
  • EU-NCL is also closely connected to national medicine agencies and the European Medicines Agency to continuously adapt its analytical services to requests of regulators. (sintef.no)
  • Carbon emissions from residential heating can be drastically reduced if Europe agrees a ban on new oil and gas boiler installations by 2030 at the latest, according to a Danish researcher who led an EU-wide study to decarbonise the heating and cooling sector. (euractiv.com)
  • Thus, the report analyses projected changes in European air quality up to 2030, and explores the possible benefits of climate policies on air and the costs of air pollution abatement. (environmental-expert.com)
  • European industry needs high-level specialists in space exploration. (esa.int)
  • To respond to this requirement, for the second year running three European universities have joined together to offer an MSc with a difference: an international post-graduate course in space exploration and development systems, called SEEDS. (esa.int)
  • The MSc aims to deliver space engineers oriented to specific exploration system products, who are accustomed to working in an international context and who have been trained on the job, using modern and company-oriented engineering methods. (esa.int)
  • The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Auxin Transport investigation clarifies the role of auxins in pea and maize (corn) seedlings grown in microgravity, leading to new insight into how gravity, or the lack of gravity, affects plant development. (spaceref.com)
  • It would also "boost the operational potential of the Frontex Agency by inviting member states to earmark additional resources under their programmes for specialised equipment which can be put at the disposal of the Agency for its joint operations. (ipsnews.net)
  • Thus, the aim of this study was to examine the association between neighbour and traffic noise annoyance and mental health and perceived stress, respectively, in the general adult population living in multistorey housing in Denmark. (deepdyve.com)
  • These findings provide an evidence base and rationale for policy reforms aimed at promoting transparency, ethics, and accountability in clinical research. (bmj.com)
  • To provide an overview of the health-economic aspect in current European HTA guidelines concerning medical devices and identifying issues raised and potential improvements proposed in recent literature. (frontiersin.org)
  • these are supplemented by guidance and best practice from international groups, such as the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) and the European Network for Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA). (frontiersin.org)
  • EFA is the only patient-led organisation within the current 115 ECHA's accredited stakeholders, and one of the very few health advocates from European civil society. (efanet.org)
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the association between neighbour and traffic noise annoyance, and mental health and perceived stress. (deepdyve.com)
  • WHO/Europe is working to identify challenges, opportunities and options for sustaining and improving financial investment in public health services throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. (who.int)
  • The Brussels Declaration on Asthma, sponsored by The Asthma, Allergy and Inflammation Research Charity, was developed to call attention to the shortfalls in asthma management and to urge European policy makers to recognise that asthma is a public health problem that should be a political priority. (ersjournals.com)
  • The common Web site will provide the occupational safety and health community with improved access and sharing of the vast pool of European and American OSH expertise and research. (cdc.gov)
  • Based in Bilbao, Spain, the Agency aims to improve the lives of people at work by stimulating the flow of technical, scientific and economic information between all those involved in occupational safety and health issues. (cdc.gov)
  • The MAAP pilot version, is part of the Biomass Space Mission , which aims to measure forest biomass from space. (yahoo.com)
  • In the case of companies Lockheed Martin, FAST Protect AG, L-3 Communications, FLIR Systems, SCOTTY Group Austria, Diamond Airborne Sensing and Inmarsat, it (the reimbursement) was 30,000 euros," the agency told IPS in an emailed response. (ipsnews.net)
  • There are about 100,000 chemicals used in Europe, though REACH is only aiming to control the 30 per cent of them that are produced in quantities of more than a tonne per year. (newscientist.com)
  • Paragraph 2 is based on Articles 12(4) and 13(4) of the European Social Charter and point 2 of the Community Charter of the Fundamental Social Rights of Workers and reflects the rules arising from Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 and Regulation (EEC) No 1612/68. (europa.eu)
  • The regulation is not the only legal measure of such a young age which has influenced cross-border insolvency law in Europe. (scielo.org.za)
  • Where a regulation is a European Community law measure binding fully the EU Member States, both directives have to go through a legislative implementation process in each individual EEA (European Economic Area) Member State. (scielo.org.za)
  • On the European level the regulation has introduced a model based on well known theories of private international law for dealing with cross-border insolvencies (see paragraphs 2 and 3). (scielo.org.za)
  • I find it extremely frustrating to see how we seem to be content waiting for a solution to one of the largest environmental problems in Europe - to heat our houses - when we know the solutions at hand: an acceleration of deep renovation and looking at shared solutions like thermal grids to avoid having to balance the electricity grid at the building level. (euractiv.com)
  • Four decision aids are aimed at women who have received a recommendation to have their uterus removed, two others at parents who have been advised to have tonsillectomy for their children. (iqwig.de)
  • After 55 minutes of discussion, which can now be heard on the Web sites of the agency and The Times, the chairman, William H. Donaldson, a veteran Wall Street executive, called for a vote. (cnbc.com)
  • A number of floats at numerous Saint Patrick Day parades aimed to highlight the growing problem of climate change and environmental sustainability. (justmeans.com)
  • EMA also aims to ensure that all of its scientific guidelines relevant for older patient populations take account of the needs of those patients. (europa.eu)
  • THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) and its subsidiary Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) of Kyprolis ® (carfilzomib) for Injection for the treatment of patients with relapsed multiple myeloma who have received at least one prior therapy. (amgen.com)
  • EU-NCL will with that help to bring more nanomedicine candidates into the clinic and the market, for the benefit of patients and the European industry. (sintef.no)
  • Some of this time will be spent in European space centres to enable students to benefit from the facilities and expert guidance, and to meet up with colleagues from the partner universities. (esa.int)
  • The Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) is a European Space Agency (ESA) experimental suborbital re-entry vehicle. (wikipedia.org)
  • The European Space Agency (ESA) aims to chart about one billion stars, or roughly 1% of the Milky Way. (europa.eu)
  • Mission X was staged by the GÖP-Society of Austrian Planetariums, stem&mint e.U. - Space & Science Communications, and Ars Electronica Center Linz, Austria's official European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO). (aec.at)
  • To help meet the fees of the course, a number of scholarships will be offered by companies and space agencies sponsoring the MSc. (esa.int)
  • The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) RaDI-N investigation measures neutron radiation levels in the ISS. (spaceref.com)