Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals: Proceedings of

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Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals: Proceedings of

Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals: Proceedings of a Workshop Series
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Global Health, Forum on Publicâ Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety
English | June 27, 2017 | ISBN: 0309458048 | 149 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

In September 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted at the United Nations Development Summit to serve as a 15-year plan of action for all countries and people. The SDGs include 17 specific goals, and 169 associated targets that set out quantitative objectives across the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, all to be achieved by 2030.

Cancer Care in Low-Resource Areas: Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, and Survivorship Care: Proceedings of a Workshop

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Cancer Care in Low-Resource Areas: Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, and Survivorship Care: Proceedings of a Workshop

Cancer Care in Low-Resource Areas: Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, and Survivorship Care: Proceedings of a Workshop
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Health Care Services, National Cancer Policy Forum
English | Feb. 23, 2018 | ISBN: 0309457998 | 127 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

Though cancer was once considered to be a problem primarily in wealthy nations, low- and middle-income countries now bear a majority share of the global cancer burden, and cancer often surpasses the burden of infectious diseases in these countries.

Adopting the International System of Units for Radiation Measurements in the United States: Proceedings of a Workshop

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Adopting the International System of Units for Radiation Measurements in the United States: Proceedings of a Workshop

Adopting the International System of Units for Radiation Measurements in the United States: Proceedings of a Workshop
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board
English | Mar. 27, 2017 | ISBN: 0309453887 | 85 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Most countries in the world use the SI (Système International, also known as the metric system) units for radiation measurements in commercial and technical activities. The United States, in contrast, uses a mix of SI and conventional units for radiation measurements, despite 30-year-old national and international recommendations to exclusively use SI.

Fostering Integrity in Research

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Fostering Integrity in Research

Fostering Integrity in Research
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Policy and Global Affairs, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy Committee on Science
English | Jan. 11, 2018 | ISBN: 0309391253 | 285 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

The integrity of knowledge that emerges from research is based on individual and collective adherence to core values of objectivity, honesty, openness, fairness, accountability, and stewardship. Integrity in science means that the organizations in which research is conducted encourage those involved to exemplify these values in every step of the research process.

NCHRP Research Results Digest - Continuing Project to Synthesize Information on Highway Problems

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NCHRP Research Results Digest - Continuing Project to Synthesize Information on Highway Problems

NCHRP Research Results Digest - Continuing Project to Synthesize Information on Highway Problems by TRB Publications
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0309143268 | 26 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 350: Continuing Project to Synthesize Information on Highway Problems is a digest of the progress and status of NCHRP Project 20-5, "Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Problems."

Growing Up Tobacco Free: Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and Youths

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Growing Up Tobacco Free: Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and Youths

Growing Up Tobacco Free: Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and Youths
by Institute of Medicine, Committee on Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and Youths
English | Feb. 1, 1994 | ISBN: 0309051290 | 321 Pages | PDF | 24 MB

Tobacco use kills more people than any other addiction and we know that addiction starts in childhood and youth.
We all agree that youths should not smoke, but how can this be accomplished? What prevention messages will they find compelling?

Integrating the Patient and Caregiver Voice into Serious Illness Care: Proceedings of a Workshop

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Integrating the Patient and Caregiver Voice into Serious Illness Care: Proceedings of a Workshop

Integrating the Patient and Caregiver Voice into Serious Illness Care: Proceedings of a Workshop
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Board on Health Care Services, Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness
English | Apr. 14, 2018 | ISBN: 030946028X | 77 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Millions of people infants, children, adults, and their families are currently coping with serious illness in the United States. Efforts are intensifying to improve overall care quality through the delivery of person-centered and family-oriented services, for patients of all ages and across disease stages, care settings, and specialties.

Innovations in Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy

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Innovations in Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy

Innovations in Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences
English | Apr. 21, 2017 | ISBN: 030945428X | 151 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Federal government statistics provide critical information to the country and serve a key role in a democracy. For decades, sample surveys with instruments carefully designed for particular data needs have been one of the primary methods for collecting data for federal statistics.

Fostering Research on the Economic and Social Impacts of Information Technology

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Fostering Research on the Economic and Social Impacts of Information Technology

Fostering Research on the Economic and Social Impacts of Information Technology by National Research Council
English | Oct. 15, 1998 | ISBN: 030906032X | 227 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

The tremendous growth in use of information technology (IT) has led to an increased interest in understanding its social and economic impacts. This book presents examples of crosscutting research that has been conducted to understand the impact of information technology on personal, community, and business activities.

Artifacts of Thinking: Reading Hannah Arendt's Denktagebuch

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Artifacts of Thinking: Reading Hannah Arendt's Denktagebuch

Artifacts of Thinking: Reading Hannah Arendt's Denktagebuch by Roger Berkowitz
English | Feb. 1, 2017 | ISBN: 0823272184 | 201 Pages | PDF | 20 MB

Artifacts of Thinking: Reading Arendt’s “Denktagebuch” offers a path through Hannah Arendt’s recently published Denktagebuch, or “Book of Thoughts.” In this book a number of innovative Arendt scholars come together to ask how we should think about these remarkable writings in the context of Arendt’s published writing and broader political thinking.

Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

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Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan by Kate McDonald
English | Aug. 1, 2017 | ISBN: 0520293916 | 274 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program.
Placing Empire examines the spatial politics of Japanese imperialism through a study of Japanese travel and tourism to Korea, Manchuria, and Taiwan between the late nineteenth century and the early 1950s.

Capital, State, Empire: The New American Way of Digital Warfare

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Capital, State, Empire: The New American Way of Digital Warfare

Capital, State, Empire: The New American Way of Digital Warfare by Scott Timcke
English | July 27, 2017 | ISBN: 191153436X | 207 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

The United States presents the greatest source of global geo-political violence and instability. Guided by the radical political economy tradition, this book offers an analysis of the USA’s historical impulse to weaponize communication technologies.

Thoughts and Ways of Thinking: Source Theory and Its Applications

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Thoughts and Ways of Thinking: Source Theory and Its Applications

Thoughts and Ways of Thinking: Source Theory and Its Applications by Benjamin Brown
English | Aug. 31, 2017 | ISBN: 191152920X | 188 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Why do we think differently from one another? Why do religious people adhere to their faith even against reason, whilst atheist thinkers label it “nonsense”? Why do some judges turn more to moral values and others less? Why do we attach different meanings to the same words?

Australia, the European Union and the New Trade Agenda (Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG))

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Australia, the European Union and the New Trade Agenda (Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG))

Australia, the European Union and the New Trade Agenda (Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)) by Annmarie Elijah
English | June 20, 2017 | ISBN: 176046113X | 298 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Australia (together with New Zealand) is one of the few Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries with which the EU does not have a comprehensive trade agreement. Australia and the EU are entering a new phase in the bilateral relationship, and the push towards a potential trade agreement has been steadily gaining momentum.

Home Business School: Internet Marketing for Dunces

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Home Business School: Internet Marketing for Dunces

Home Business School: Internet Marketing for Dunces by Dean Sharples
English | August 25, 2017 | ASIN: B075597V9G | 30 Pages | ePub | 0.20 MB

A complete beginner guide to working from home covering various subjects such as marketing tools, promoting your business online and writing articles. Here is a full list of lessons.