Committee On Improving The Effectiveness Of Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations In Russia Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309076188, 9780309076180
Authors: Committee On Improving The Effectiveness Of Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations In Russia, Office For Central Europe, Eurasia Development, Security,, Cooperation, Policy, Global Affairs, National Research Council
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Keywords: lessons, proceedings, workshop, american, challenges, environmental, ngos, russian, role
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An NRC committee was established to work with a Russian counterpart group in conducting a workshop in Moscow on the effectiveness of Russian environmental NGOs in environmental decision-making and prepared proceedings of this workshop, highlighting the successes and difficulties faced by NGOs in Russia and the United States. ......
ISBN: 0309072573, 9780309072571
Authors: Panel On Improving The Effectiveness Of U.s. Climate Modeling, Commission On Geosciences, Environment, Resources, National Research Council
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Keywords: modeling, climate, effectiveness, improving
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Information derived from climate modeling has become increasingly important in recent years. More and more we understand that climate variability and change impacts society and that dealing with climate-related disasters, conflicts, and opportunities requires the best possible information about the past, present, and future of the climate system. To this end, Improving the Effectiveness of U.S. Cl......
Authors: Committee On R&d Needs For Improving Civilian Medical Response To Chemical, Biological Terrorism Incidents, Division Of Health Science Policy, Institute Of Medicine,board On Environmental Studies, Toxicology,national Research Council
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Keywords: interim, incidents, report, current, capabilities, terrorist, biological, civilian, medical, response, chemical, improving
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This report addresses the U.S. civil preparedness for chemical or biological terrorist incidents. In particular, the report provides interim findings regarding (1) collection and assessment of existing research, development, and technology information on detecting chemical and biological agents as well as methods for protecting and treating both the targets of attack and the responding health care......
ISBN: 0309097002, 9780309097000
Authors: Committee On How Toxicogenomics Could Inform Critical Issues In Carcinogenic Risk Assessment Of Environmental Chemicals, Committee On Emerging Issues, Data On Environmental Contaminants, National Research Council
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Keywords: carcinogens, workshop, summary, environmental, assessment, technologies, risk, toxicogenomic
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Toxicogenomics is a discipline that combines expertise in toxicology, genetics, molecular biology, and environmental health to help understand the response of living organisms to stressful environments. The National Research Council convened a workshop to discuss how toxicogenomic data could be applied to improve risk assessments, particularly cancer risk from environmental exposure to chemicals. ......
ISBN: 0309054273, 9780309054270
Authors: advisory Committee, Office Of International Organizations, Programs, Office Of Scientific, Engineering Personnel, National Research Council
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Keywords: perspective, international, technology, science, careers
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Every industrialized country is concerned with maintaining an adequate supply of individuals interested in careers in science and technology, yet little is known about these efforts outside national borders. This book represents the proceedings of an international conference on Trends in Science and Technology Careers, held in Brussels in 1993. Organized at the behest of OSEP and the OIA Committee......
ISBN: 0309138361, 9780309138369
Authors: Committee On Comparative Effectiveness Research Prioritization, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: effectiveness, research, comparative, priorities, national, initial
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Clinical research presents health care providers with information on the natural history and clinical presentations of disease as well as diagnostic and treatment options. In today's healthcare system, patients, physicians, clinicians and family caregivers often lack the sufficient scientific data and evidence they need to determine the best course of treatment for the patients' medical conditions......
ISBN: 0309084903, 9780309084901
Authors: Committee For Survey, Analysis Of Science Advice On Sustainable Development To International Organizations, Development, Security,, Cooperation, National Research Council
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Keywords: nations, system, united, advice, diplomacy, science, knowledge
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In the international effort to advance human health, welfare, and development while better managing and conserving the environment and natural resources, there is a clear and growing recognition of the role of scientific and technical knowledge in global governance. This has created an urgent need for the United Nations to equip itself with the capability to bring scientific knowledge to inform in......
ISBN: 0309212421, 9780309212427
Author: Committee On The Public Health Effectiveness Of The Fda 510 Clearance Process; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: clearance, process, years, fda, health, devices, public, medical
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Medical devices that are deemed to have a moderate risk to patients generally cannot go on the market until they are cleared through the FDA 510(k) process. In recent years, individuals and organizations have expressed concern that the 510(k) process is neither making safe and effective devices available to patients nor promoting innovation in the medical-device industry. Several high-profile mass......
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