EuropeEurope, EasternHealth 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.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.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.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)Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.United StatesAdolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Library Services: Services offered to the library user. They include reference and circulation.Contract Services: Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.Diagnostic Services: Organized services for the purpose of providing diagnosis to promote and maintain health.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Nursing Services: A general concept referring to the organization and administration of nursing activities.Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Genetic Services: Organized services to provide diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of genetic disorders.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.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.Great BritainHealth Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.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.Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.): A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.EnglandQuality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.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.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Personal Health Services: Health care provided to individuals.North AmericaPatient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Program 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.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.European 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)Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.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.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Pharmaceutical Services: Total pharmaceutical services provided by qualified PHARMACISTS. In addition to the preparation and distribution of medical products, they may include consultative services provided to agencies and institutions which do not have a qualified pharmacist.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.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.Emergency Services, Psychiatric: Organized services to provide immediate psychiatric care to patients with acute psychological disturbances.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Insurance, Physician Services: Insurance providing benefits for the costs of care by a physician which can be comprehensive or limited to surgical expenses or for care provided only in the hospital. It is frequently called "regular medical expense" or "surgical expense".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)LondonCosts and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Ambulatory Care: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, 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)Fees and Charges: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.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.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Utilization Review: An organized procedure carried out through committees to review admissions, duration of stay, professional services furnished, and to evaluate the medical necessity of those services and promote their most efficient use.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Ambulances: A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.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.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Ambulatory Care Facilities: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.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.Medicaid: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.United States Indian Health Service: A division of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that is responsible for the public health and the provision of medical services to NATIVE AMERICANS in the United States, primarily those residing on reservation lands.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Patient Care Team: Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.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.Food Services: Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Health Services Misuse: Excessive, under or unnecessary utilization of health services by patients or physicians.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.United States Health Resources and Services Administration: A component of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that provides leadership related to the delivery of health services and the requirements for and distribution of health resources, including manpower training.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.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.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Mobile Health Units: Movable or portable facilities in which diagnostic and therapeutic services are provided to the community.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.Reimbursement Mechanisms: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.Hospitals, Public: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Community Pharmacy Services: Total pharmaceutical services provided to the public through community pharmacies.Telemedicine: Delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services.Student Health Services: Health services for college and university students usually provided by the educational institution.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.ScotlandContinuity of Patient Care: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Health facilities providing therapy and/or rehabilitation for substance-dependent individuals. Methadone distribution centers are included.Social Welfare: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Outsourced Services: Organizational activities previously performed internally that are provided by external agents.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)AfricaHotlines: A direct communication system, usually telephone, established for instant contact. It is designed to provide special information and assistance through trained personnel and is used for counseling, referrals, and emergencies such as poisonings and threatened suicides.Outpatient Clinics, Hospital: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.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)Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Libraries, MedicalPoverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.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)Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Home Care Services, Hospital-Based: Hospital-sponsored provision of health services, such as nursing, therapy, and health-related homemaker or social services, in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)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.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Medically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Organizational Innovation: Introduction of changes which are new to the organization and are created by management.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Ancillary Services, Hospital: Those support services other than room, board, and medical and nursing services that are provided to hospital patients in the course of care. They include such services as laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, and physical therapy services.Nursing Service, Hospital: The hospital department which is responsible for the organization and administration of nursing activities.Maternal-Child Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.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.Comprehensive Health Care: Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Prenatal Care: Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.Long-Term Care: Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.Financing, Organized: All organized methods of funding.Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)After-Hours Care: Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.CaliforniaSubstance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Regional Medical Programs: Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.Fees, Medical: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for medical services.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Direct Service Costs: Costs which are directly identifiable with a particular service.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.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.Hospitals: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.Oncology Service, Hospital: The hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the cancer patient.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Organizations: Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.Spain: Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.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)Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Computer Communication Networks: A system containing any combination of computers, computer terminals, printers, audio or visual display devices, or telephones interconnected by telecommunications equipment or cables: used to transmit or receive information. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)GermanySocial Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Military Medicine: The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Emergency Medical Service Communication Systems: The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.WalesEmergency Medical Technicians: Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.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.
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  • These are some of the main questions posed by the just-released State of Food and Agriculture 2017 report , which argues that a key part of the response to these challenges must be transforming and revitalising rural economies, particularly in developing countries where industrialisation and the service sector are not likely to be able to meet all future job demand. (ipsnews.net)
  • The European Commission has approved last Saturday the regulation of Stevia extracts (steviol glycosides) for use as sweetener products and as food additives at an EU level. (prnewswire.co.uk)
  • W3C proposes to combine its own membership funds with those of the European Commission IST Framework to ensure that advances in Web technologies remove, rather than reinforce, accessibility barriers. (w3.org)
  • The report comes shortly after a commitment from the European Commission to improve the transparency and accountability of water service providers by giving citizens access to comparable data on the key economic, technical and quality performance indicators. (europa.eu)
  • The report was prepared in cooperation with the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the four leading water associations in Europe: the International Water Association (IWA) , the European Water Association (EWA) , the European Association of National Water Associations (EUREAU) , the Water supply and sanitation Technology Platform (WssTP) , the European Commission , and benchmarking networks. (europa.eu)
  • The European Commission has threatened to withhold a quarter of Romania's farm subsidies worth €111 million ($158 million) unless its government sorts out "serious irregularities" in its farm payments system. (economist.com)
  • The UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) is awaiting instructions from the UN secretary general in New York, and from the so-called "Contact Group" - the US, UK, Germany, France, Russia, the European Commission - as well as the new EU mission in Kosovo, the International Civilian Office (ICO). (bbc.co.uk)
  • European agencies have said in the Commission that steps taken by Estonia in exercising sanctions policy are warranted. (err.ee)
  • The European Commission has a working group where member states declare sanctions they have applied. (err.ee)
  • For information about EU environmental policies and legislation, you may contact the Environment Directorate General of the European Commission. (europa.eu)
  • Directives or Regulations proposed by the Commission and then co-decided by the European Parliament (EP) and the Council. (europa.eu)
  • Technical implementing measures to render the level 1 principles operational, can be adopted, adapted and updated by the Commission after having been submitted to the European Securities Committee (ESC) - a committee composed mainly of members of Ministries of Finance - and the European Parliament for their opinion. (europa.eu)
  • The Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR), an independent advisory body made up of securities regulators, can advise the Commission on the technical implementing details to be included in level 2 legislation. (europa.eu)
  • Enforcemen t: This refers to monitoring correctness of implementation of EU legislation into national legislation by the Commission and, in case of non-conformity, launching of infringement proceedings which can end before the European Court of Justice. (europa.eu)
  • However, for financial services the application of the Directive could unwittingly be broader in scope than the European Commission has stated. (lexology.com)
  • The European Commission say this is a priority for the Juncker Commission. (lexology.com)
  • Related proposals The proposal has also to be viewed alongside another draft directive issued on the same day in which the European Commission wants new EU wide rules on consumer representative actions. (lexology.com)
  • The European Commission wants search engine results to make it clear which businesses appearing in a search have paid to appear there. (lexology.com)
  • It would take another 70 years for women to earn the same as men with the current pace of progress, according to the European Commission. (europa.eu)
  • Yesterday I received my first attack mailer of this Coral Gables Commission Campaign season, one aimed at incumbent Mayor Jim Cason. (discourse.net)
  • The chosen networks have the ultimate aim of producing a joint statement which are essentially policy recommendations to the Commission. (eurekalert.org)
  • An agreement on space-based information services and access to, and provision of, Earth Observation data was signed today by ESA and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. (innovations-report.com)
  • The EAU will lead and/or cooperate in specific projects funded by the European Commission and other public/private sources which are in accordance with our policy and criteria. (uroweb.org)
  • The EAU's scientific/educational projects and events should be supported with an unrestricted grant by more than one industry partner or the European Commission or a Federation composed of several companies. (uroweb.org)
  • Growth in the emerging market and developing economies of Europe and Central Asia decelerated to 2.2 percent in 2019, reflecting weakness in the region's two largest economies, Turkey and the Russian Federation. (worldbank.org)
  • Phillip Abrary, president and CEO of Ostara said, "We are very pleased to partner with ACWA Services to complement their AMTREAT® recovery process with a cost-effective and innovative water treatment technology for phosphorus recovery, which will serve to enhance operational efficiencies, and progress environmental stewardship of UK wastewater treatment facilities. (ostara.com)
  • ESCAPE-2 will develop world-class, extreme-scale computing capabilities for European operational numerical weather and climate prediction, and provide the key components for weather and climate domain benchmarks to be deployed on extreme-scale demonstrators and beyond. (bsc.es)
  • As provider of technical support to the services of the EC, the JRC is ideally placed to foster pre-operational and operational services, in support of the EU policies and services being developed through GMES. (innovations-report.com)
  • The difference in operational requirements between public extension and commercial consultancy services has been recognised. (fao.org)
  • The report aims to help the EU achieve its aims to use resources more efficiently. (europa.eu)
  • The case studies are presented within a health system framework which recognizes that for service delivery to achieve its aims, sustainable financing, adequate human resource development strategies and responsible leadership are necessary. (who.int)
  • The Land Registry has launched an online information retrieval service that promises to help surveyors and lawyers speed up the laborious search for. (computerweekly.com)
  • The Land Registry has launched an online information retrieval service that promises to help surveyors and lawyers speed up the laborious search for property documents. (computerweekly.com)
  • Being able to search on-line at this cost will be a big bonus for us and let us provide a better service for our clients," he added. (computerweekly.com)
  • The European Communication Professional Skills and Innovation Programme (ECOPSI) is an EU-funded project which aims to identify and evaluate the current and future communication management skills of practitioners based in Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • PORTWIMS has an aim of leaving a long-term legacy of Research & Innovation enhancement beyond the end of the programme. (europa.eu)
  • For the first time, an EKHA ("European Kidney Health Alliance") programme has been shortlisted and voted for. (eurekalert.org)
  • The programme that made it onto the European Commission's Health Policy Platform is called "Improving Organ Donation and Transplantation in the EU", and its aim is to improve Europe-wide access to kidney transplantation - the best renal replacement therapy, also from the medical perspective. (eurekalert.org)
  • Dr Volker Liebig, Director of ESA's Earth Observation Programme, signed the agreement on the 'Specific arrangement concerning the development of space-based information services and the access to and provision of Earth Observation data' on behalf of the ESA Director General, Jean-Jacques Dordain, while Mr Freddy Dezeure, Director of Programme and Resource Management of the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC), signed on behalf of the EC. (innovations-report.com)
  • Data released at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2017 demonstrate the impact of CDI on the health service amounts to 10,670 bed days over a year, the equivalent to a fully occupied 30 bed ward, with each CDI case costing approximately £7,500. (presseportal.ch)
  • With a state of the art laboratory in Maryland , a specialized detachment in Washington , and laboratory and clinical research platforms in Asia , Africa , and Europe , the WRAIR research enterprise provides an extensive array of capabilities and competencies for infectious disease and brain health research spanning biosurveillance activities, disease and pathogen characterization, and basic, translational, and clinical research activities. (proactiveinvestors.co.uk)
  • IBM Research Aims to Build Nanoscale DNA Sequencer to Help Drive Down Cost of Personalized Geneti. (bio-medicine.org)
  • European Polymer Journal also publishes research on the biomedical application of polymers, including drug delivery and regenerative medicine. (elsevier.com)
  • Motif Bio plc (AIM/Nasdaq: MTFB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specialising in developing novel antibiotics, today announced that the Company has signed an agreement with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) to conduct pre-clinical testing to evaluate novel combinations with iclaprim to improve safety and efficacy administered by a novel enhanced aerosol technology. (proactiveinvestors.co.uk)
  • Based on our rich heritage of research and expertise into perfecting the application of Stevia extracts into sweeteners and significant investment in Europe , we are very confident in achieving similar success with Canderel Green in all the European markets in the upcoming months. (prnewswire.co.uk)
  • Through various initiatives the EACD offers a number of activities and services for its members, including publications, research programmes, events and awards ceremonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • BMC Health Services Research, Vol. 9, Issue. (cambridge.org)
  • The ZEI Studies in European Economics and Law book series consists of research monographs, contributed volumes, professional reference books, advanced text and conference proceedings. (springer.com)
  • The books in the series will be intended as research books in both credited courses on European studies, applied economics, and European law. (springer.com)
  • The series will be the principle outlet for research and conferences at the Center for European Integration Studies in Bonn (ZEI), however, the series will also be open to authors from other institutions. (springer.com)
  • The Association for Health Services Research is the only national membership organization devoted to the promotion of research focused on the delivery, quality and financing of the United States health care system. (medexplorer.com)
  • The European Society for Impotence Research became a necessity in order to bring together clinicians and researchers from all European countries, fostering cooperation, improving interaction and strengthening both ISIR and a unified European effort. (medexplorer.com)
  • The research service aims to analyse and assess the Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies market in Europe. (frost.com)
  • To help readers see pass the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. (yahoo.com)
  • As a result, EUREKA has become a catalyst for pan-European cooperation between enterprises and research institutes across Europe. (webwire.com)
  • Other business services refers to research and development services, professional and management consulting services, and technical, trade-related, and other business services. (europa.eu)
  • The Evaluation and Quality Control (EQC) function of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) has a critical role to ensure that the service meets the needs of a range of users for high-quality data and information, and in proposing the necessary evolution of the service itself, while shaping the research agenda to attend the most important challenges detected. (bsc.es)
  • This event will bring together Europe's leading seaweed research and development projects in a unique meeting to share lessons learnt, develop best practice and to map the road ahead for the European Seaweed Industry. (hie.co.uk)
  • Create an informative reference framework for industry, as well as for regulators, research and service providers. (hie.co.uk)
  • The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the basics of the integration process undertaken at the WTO and to point to the ongoing research dedicated to the study of international trade. (unil.ch)
  • The EAU represents the leading authority within Europe on urological practice, research and education. (uroweb.org)
  • Communication Director is a professional specialist magazine for corporate communications and public relations in Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Clean Water Services maintains a close working relationship with Washington County government, it is a separately managed and financed public utility. (ostara.com)
  • It aims to identify the right public policy framework to facilitate successful business models and partnerships. (cebit.de)
  • A location of the caller service provided by 112 worked precisely especially if public phone-boxes were used. (ahajournals.org)
  • Mental disorders are one of the top public health challenges in the WHO European Region, affecting about 25% of the population every year. (who.int)
  • The enquiry service is the internal information node of the European Environment Agency as well as the link between the Agency and the general public. (europa.eu)
  • The enquiry service assists the public in retrieving this information. (europa.eu)
  • We welcome all public enquiries and normally aim to provide a response within ten working days. (europa.eu)
  • It serves customers in the private and public sectors across Europe including retail, financial services, healthcare and government. (fujitsu.com)
  • The chief suspects have to include the public services unions which have some reason to be unhappy with the Mayor. (discourse.net)
  • International Day of Forests aims to raise public awareness of the benefits that forests provide to society while fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals. (foresteurope.org)
  • offers eligible public information officers paid access to a reliable news release distribution service. (eurekalert.org)
  • As a European non-governmental organisation, the EAU aims to bring together medical professionals, researchers, innovators and patients on a European platform to keep urological topics high on the public agenda. (uroweb.org)
  • While many people will be aware of our public services, they may not know that we've been a trading fund since 1996, enabling us to operate commercially. (metoffice.gov.uk)
  • IBM ) today announced its collaboration with industry leaders and universities in the European Union to improve the productivity and reliability of semiconductor and electronic systems design. (ibm.com)
  • The attacked entities are primarily in the European Union. (ada.org)
  • The overall objective of this project is to increase accessibility of the Web in European Union member states. (w3.org)
  • increase the implementation of the Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines in Web authoring tools used in European Union member states, so that people producing Web sites will more automatically be able to create accessible sites using these tools (WP05). (w3.org)
  • Importantly, according to current statistics, out of the 17.8 million people living in the European Union with a diagnosis of cancer, seven million may receive radiotherapy. (healthcanal.com)
  • An official website of the European Union. (europa.eu)
  • It receives European Union (EU) aid in the political, economic and commercial domains, as well as development aid and humanitarian aid. (europa.eu)
  • A committee of inquiry, particularly supported by the European Union, worked to uncover the exactions which accompanied these events, and to determine accountability. (europa.eu)
  • Estonian agencies or more precisely the money laundering data bureau is exercising European Union financial sanctions based on Estonian legislation, following the logic that Dmitri Kiselyov, head of Russian media group Rossiya Segodnya, has been among the central propagandists in vindicating Russian aggression in Ukraine. (err.ee)
  • The document signed today at ESRIN puts into effect many of the actions envisaged in the 'Framework Agreement between the European Union and the European Space Agency' in the field of Earth Observation. (innovations-report.com)
  • This course focus on the external relation of the European Union specially with the WTO. (unil.ch)
  • This objective will be accomplished by supporting and accompanying the technical and guidelines development work done at W3C/WAI with educational and tools-related activities that are specific to the European context. (w3.org)
  • Sputnik has launched a media campaign aimed at Estonian authorities where it strongly urges Estonia not to attack the free press which it claims to represent. (err.ee)
  • The project is designed to build a European theory of communication management and to establish a framework to support the professionalisation and ethical development of communication professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to its bottom-up approach (projects are always defined by participants), EUREKA complements other European initiatives such as the EU Framework Programs, COST, ESA and CERN. (webwire.com)
  • Establish the transnational value of the European seaweed resource, towards the marketability of its products, considering the conservation and genetics of the resource basis, the regulatory framework and social acceptability issues. (hie.co.uk)
  • With this in mind, new regulations across Europe, Asia, the UK, and the US are being implemented to ensure proper security measures are in place to protect valuable data. (csoonline.com)
  • Globally operating financial services firms have to be aware of new cybersecurity regulations and how they affect their business in order to navigate data rules and remain compliant, especially as they conduct business across borders. (csoonline.com)
  • Financial services institutions that do business in China need to understand and implement necessary cybersecurity measures, as well as the control and restrictions the government places on Chinese data. (csoonline.com)
  • GDPR aims to put European citizens back in charge of their data. (csoonline.com)
  • Better access to data on water supply and treatment may help Europe use this precious resource more efficiently, according to a new report on water utilities. (europa.eu)
  • In a separate assessment, average distribution losses were around 8.5m 3 /km/day, according to benchmarking data from 32 large utilities serving around 75 million people across Europe. (europa.eu)
  • Data should be comparable so that European-level indicators can be constructed. (europa.eu)
  • Show the utility of the service by compiling overall activity reports including as many member help lines as possible through the annual Caller Profile Analysis, a statistical report involving data from all members of the network. (eurordis.org)
  • A call recording interface and database ( rapsodyonline.eurordis.org ) to harmonise call recording methods, so as to (a) collect essential data on enquiries and enquirers' profiles and be able to create European-wide statistical data, and to (b) compare national databases of very isolated patients so as to match them across Europe and enable them to find someone like them. (eurordis.org)
  • Data analysis opens up new opportunities, as 'smart services' create new markets. (cebit.de)
  • Services include data, validation and surgical services. (a2zinc.net)
  • This document defines the respective tasks and responsibilities of ESA and the JRC for a strong coordinated approach to the use of Earth Observation data in support of the information services of the EU. (innovations-report.com)
  • Two important goals of this project, detailed in this proposal, are to sensitize European content creators through education and outreach and help implementors facing difficulties with Web access today by providing them with tools that illustrate the concepts put forward by the WAI. (w3.org)
  • future talk will feature the Smart Service World - the German government's new future project. (cebit.de)
  • This project aims to build a foundation and help deliver standards. (cebit.de)
  • Supported through the BioFresh project, we collected occurrence records of the insect order Trichoptera throughout Europe. (springer.com)
  • Developed with Global Crossing Europe, the service is a key stepping stone towards electronic conveyancing for people buying and selling property, said Lord Chancellor Derry Irvine as he launched the project. (computerweekly.com)
  • Experience gained in unraveling Axis espionage and sabotage organizations had developed a high degree of efficiency in the coordinated net of security services, which the British had long maintained. (fas.org)
  • Those are the reasons why the adaptation of forests to climate change will be one of the main topics of the Eighth Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe, to be held in Bratislava on 28-29 October 2020. (foresteurope.org)
  • Mark Poling, Wastewater Department Director at Clean Water Services, said the Ostara pilot facility began operating in May 2007 at the Durham Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility located in Tigard. (ostara.com)
  • It's a collaborative approach and we're keen to add value to the business by effectively managing risks and providing a dedicated legal service to help the organisation meet its objectives. (metoffice.gov.uk)
  • From the start, Merisant has aimed to raise the bar through continued global expansion, by broadening its audience through new products, and improving productivity through technological advances. (prnewswire.co.uk)
  • The EU has concluded and is currently negotiating several trade agreements with partners around the world to increase market access for EU firms, services and products. (europa.eu)
  • News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. (wsj.com)
  • The Chinese government aims to use this law to better align with industry and global cybersecurity standards by placing additional requirements on network and system security. (csoonline.com)
  • The European Association of Communication Directors (EACD) is a multi-field network for communication professionals across Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Telecom arm of British utility company extends network and adds optical and IP gear as it aims to double its revenues. (lightreading.com)
  • With this investment, we will expand our network and launch our service in the rest of Europe. (prweb.com)
  • What is the European Network of Rare Disease Help Lines (ENRDHLs)? (eurordis.org)
  • Increase funding opportunities for member services and the network itself by taking advantage of European, international or national grants and private industry opportunities. (eurordis.org)
  • For example the 116 common number 2 for the harmonised social services network. (eurordis.org)
  • In order for these recommendations to be implemented: (a) EURORDIS is providing its Network members with Advocacy Fact Sheets to help them argue for the development and funding of national help line services (b) EURORDIS also requests that these services be included in the EUROPLAN detailed recommendations for national plans and discussed at the 16 national conferences organised by national rare diseases alliances under the EUROPLAN-EURORDIS activities in 2010. (eurordis.org)
  • a) On-line searchable maps of services around Europe are already available on Network website , serving to promote services amongst the rare disease patient community. (eurordis.org)
  • so to provide access to the network of rare disease information centres all over Europe, wherever patients live and travel. (eurordis.org)
  • Each year, hundreds of the world's fastest-growing startups and scaleups apply to join a network of companies, investors, and experts from across Europe. (thenextweb.com)
  • Health policy thus aims at improving the performance and health outcomes within sustainable health systems. (who.int)
  • This agreement, signed on 25 November 2003, laid the foundations for significant strengthening of the European space sector, by promoting the implementation of a global space policy to secure independent and cost-effective space capabilities for Europe, to be developed in line with EU policies on sustainable development, economic growth and employment. (innovations-report.com)
  • Clean Water Services is monitoring the Ostara pilot plant results and will consider whether to build a fullscale plant using the new technology. (ostara.com)
  • Fujitsu Services confirms that in accordance with the announcement from the AMF, its tender offer for French IT services group GFI Informatique has not been successful as less than Fujitsu Services' minimum level of 66.67% of the shares had been tendered into the offer. (fujitsu.com)
  • This agreement has been achieved in the awareness that coordinated use of Earth observation technology makes it possible for the EU to pursue significant political objectives in environmental protection and security, and confirms European leadership in both the development of Earth observation missions and their exploitation. (innovations-report.com)
  • Clean Water Services is a water resource management utility for more than 500,000 people in urban Washington County and small portions of Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Lake Oswego, and Portland. (ostara.com)
  • Chartwell Investment Management is offering investors the chance to simplify their portfolios through its managed portfolio service.This discretionary portfolio management service has a choice of three growth strategies cautious growth, core growth and enhanced growth and an income strategy. (moneymarketing.co.uk)
  • SafeCharge International Group Limited provides payments services, technologies, and risk management solutions for online and mobile businesses in Europe and internationally. (yahoo.com)
  • Fortunately for users, major cloud providers and third-party vendors offer a variety of tools and services to streamline the deployment and management of workloads, such as Azure Automation, Google Cloud Composer and AWS Systems Manager Automation. (techtarget.com)
  • This book seeks to transmit the value and potential of HTA to a wider audience beyond the decision-making and health care management arena and, by so doing, aims to increase the awareness and the application of HTA activities and evidencebased decision-making. (who.int)
  • The management practices necessary for effective operation of extension services in Central and Eastern Europe have been reviewed. (fao.org)
  • When provided in a climate-services context, seasonal climate forecasts can enable a more effective adaptation to climate variability and change, offering an under-exploited opportunity to minimise the agricultural impacts of adverse climateconditions. (bsc.es)
  • These standards could well come from Europe - and the curtain may well be lifted on them at future talk. (cebit.de)
  • The EAU's vision for the future is to establish equal access to urological care in all European Member States. (uroweb.org)
  • It documents opinions on important strategic questions in communication, discovers transnational developments and discusses their relevance from a European perspective. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then follows a series of 12 case studies from nine countries with differing socioeconomic contexts that recently put in place youth health services initiatives. (who.int)
  • The obligation to reimburse the cost of hospital treatment provided in another Member State also applies to a national health service which provides such treatment free of charge. (europa.eu)
  • German legislation applying to civil servants and governing the reimbursement of expenditure in respect of a health cure is, in part, contrary to the freedom to provide services. (europa.eu)
  • However, Regulation 1408/71 is only one way of exercising the right to the freedom to provide health care services. (europa.eu)
  • Regional Office for Europe (‎ World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health reviewed experience and good practice in the European Region through a broad consultative process, to devise the present guidance. (who.int)
  • This publication presents experiences of how health systems in Member States of the WHO European Region respond to the challenge of meeting the health and developmental needs of young people. (who.int)
  • The first part presents a summary of the proceedings of the Meeting on Youth-friendly Health Policies and Services held in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Scotland), 21-23 September 2009, with suggestions to inform decision-makers' actions on creating and developing youth-friendly health policies and services in their own countries and internationally. (who.int)
  • Health Technology Assessment and Health Policy-making in Europe. (who.int)
  • This course aims at providing students with a general overview of the WTO rules which regulate the relationship between health, environment and trade. (unil.ch)
  • Legislation of a Member State that excludes the reimbursement of the costs of any treatment received in a private hospital in another Member State is not compatible with the principle of freedom to provide services. (europa.eu)
  • less restrictive measures that take greater account of the freedom to provide services could be envisaged. (europa.eu)
  • The principle of freedom to provide services precludes Netherlands legislation requiring prior authorisation for non-hospital care provided in another member state by a non-contracted provider. (europa.eu)
  • Our aim is to provide novel antibacterials for human and animal infections therapy. (europa.eu)
  • All that is privileged, expected, cultivated, and conventionalized patricia duff, 2008, p. 34 discuss immature student academic writing for graduate students, 2rd edition: Essential skills and provide room for the informa- tion layered into the course focus so that you create enough distinction between rules and regulations shall take effect immediately after service of the study referenced above. (purdue.edu)
  • People expect the EU government to provide solutions and to pave the way so that the best medical renal replacement treatment is equally available in all European countries. (eurekalert.org)
  • The aim of this course is to provide a thorough overview of the law and economics of trade in services, with particular reference to the WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). (unil.ch)
  • Below are some of the most recent implemented or proposed cybersecurity regulations that will affect financial services firms. (csoonline.com)
  • This law will directly impact the financial services sector as it is considered to be a critical information infrastructure (CII). (csoonline.com)
  • Financial services firms will also have to demonstrate that their IT infrastructure meets certain specifications and can pass standard cybersecurity tests and certifications. (csoonline.com)
  • The bill would require CII such as financial services to report any cyber incidents to the Commissioner of Cybersecurity, as well as any modifications of system design or security. (csoonline.com)
  • Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable said: "This German investment into a British start-up demonstrates that the UK has the infrastructure, the skills base and the competitive edge to capitalise on our expertise in both financial services and digital technology and UKTI is working to ensure that the UK is leading the way in the FinTech revolution. (prweb.com)
  • Competition in the financial services sector is vital to ensure consumers get the best deal possible and I commend Azimo on securing this financing. (prweb.com)
  • Azimo founders Michael Kent and Ricky Knox have already been successful in the sector, having formed Small World Financial Services Group and grown it to $4.5 billion turnover. (prweb.com)
  • e.ventures partner Andreas Haug said: "The European financial services sector is ripe for reinvention, and British companies like Azimo are at the forefront of that process. (prweb.com)
  • Azimo has already received Angel funding from noted financial services investors including CapitalOne founder Matt Cooper. (prweb.com)
  • Leading financial services lawyers are claiming CP121 could be open to legal challenge as IFAs would be forced to operate at a disadvantage to their European counterparts.At present, CP121 states that intermediaries have to be fee-based or operate the def-ined-payment system to remain independent. (moneymarketing.co.uk)
  • There should be a name for the rule of thumb that says, just as the retail financial services industry reaches some consensus that something should be done a certain way, it all starts falling apart. (moneymarketing.co.uk)
  • It is a cornerstone of the Commission's Financial Services Action Plan (FSAP). (europa.eu)
  • Whilst this proposal is partly in response to what it labels `Dieselgate' (with a nod to the problems which have surfaced with emissions testing), again the proposal is broadly framed and will apply to financial services. (lexology.com)
  • Again this is a broad proposal and there is no special treatment proposed for financial services companies. (lexology.com)
  • The EAU will apply the EFPIA Code of Good Practice on working with patients' organisations in relation to any funding received from the pharmaceutical industry, whilst also building on the above-mentioned principles adopted, and other relevant European codes. (uroweb.org)
  • The EAU adheres to the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice and, accordingly, will implement these principles as it relates to patients' organisations and in consideration of any funding received from the medical device industry. (uroweb.org)
  • The database represents a highly valuable information source for a variety of macro-ecological analyses and modelling scenarios, and it could be the base for a European-wide IUCN Red List of threatened caddisfly species that supports conservation policy decisions. (springer.com)
  • It is the official journal of the European Atherosclerosis Society and is affiliated with both the International Atherosclerosis Society and the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Azimo, the innovative digital service that gives consumers cheaper international money transfers, is set for expansion after closing a $1million + seed-funding round from global technology investment firm, e.ventures. (prweb.com)
  • and the state of international negotiations on trade in services. (unil.ch)
  • This approach was devised by a Committee of Wise Men (chaired by Baron Alexander Lamfalussy, former Head of the European Monetary Institute) which was set up at the request of the European Council. (europa.eu)
  • The course takes an instruments-based approach and aims at explaining the disciplines on instruments affecting trade policy that countries agree to abide by, upon accession to the WTO. (unil.ch)
  • Co-hosted by the EACD and Communication Director magazine, the European Communication Summit is an annual two-day-conference in Brussels for in-house communication professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia's top spy chief, Nikolai Patrushev, has accused British secret services of "hatching plans aimed at dismembering Russia" . (economist.com)