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Islamic Sociology (3,872 Books)


Islamic sociology is a discipline of Islamic studies and the social sciences.

 
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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization ...

By: M. Chassaigne

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Introduction 1.1 There is an increasing need for blood and blood products in many parts of the world as a result of new developments in transfusion medicine and technology. Most blood donor programmes are unable to meet these demands because of many difficulties in mobilizing community resources and establishing reliable bases of regular safe blood donors. At the same time, the spread of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic has led to reductions in bloo...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92902114...

By: World Health Organization

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PART l HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF WHO AND EMRO

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: R. F. Bridgman, Dr.

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Publications of the World Health Organization enjoy copyright protection in accordance with the provisions of Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. For rights of reproduction or translation of WHO publications, in part or in toto, application should be made to the Office of Publications and Translations, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Organization welcomes such applications. The designations employed and the presentation of t...

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The Renaissance of Science : The Story of the Atom and Chemistry

By: Ph.D. Albert Martini

The 2000 year history of the atom and chemistry, from the Classic Greek Era to the present, is described in 800 pages, depicted with some 300 pictures and illustrations. This history of the atom and chemistry discusses the lives of about 180 chemists and physicists, through the evolution of several stages of development, representing the most important scientific accomplishments. The most significant discoveries in chemistry and physics are presented chronologicall...

INTRODUCTION It is a genuine pleasure and challenge for me to try to express the full extent of my emotions and reasons for writing this book on the STORY OF THE ATOM AND THE SCIENCES, with special reference to the CHEMICAL SCIENCES. In one sentence, I can distill the essence of the purpose for this study by simply stating that it has been a labor of love that transcended the written word because sentiments and ideas belong in the realm of the ethereal and the phil...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; Nutrition, No. 97.6: Nutri...

By: Audrey Naylor, Dr.

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I INTRODUCTION Collaborating centres are national institutions that have been designated by the Director- General to form part of an inter-institutional collaborative network set up by WHO and which cooperate with WHO programmes at national, regional and global levels. They play an important role in the development of WHO'S programmes, in patticular, its research and training component. The functions of WHO collaborating centres in nutrition include the following: . Prom...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Syria : Polit...

By: Alfred B. Prados

Summary: This report focuses on Syria’s internal politics and the impact of hostilities in Iraq on Syria’s stability and U.S.-Syrian relations. It outlines the development of the regime currently headed by President Bashar al-Asad and its support base; describes potential challenges to the regime; examines the effect of the Iraq war on Syrian domestic politics and U.S.-Syrian relations; and reviews U.S. policy options toward Syria. It will be updated when significant cha...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Palestinian E...

By: Aaron D. Pina

Summary: Palestinian education reform is seen to be a key element in the Palestinian- Israeli peace process. Many observers frequently have expressed concern that the Palestinian Authority (PA) education curriculum incites a younger generation of Palestinians to reject Israel, Judaism, and the achievement of peace in the region. Furthermore, some analysts and policymakers maintain that Palestinian education reform is not only important for Israeli-Palestinian peace, but ...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web the Middle Ea...

By: Jeremy M. Sharp

Excerpt: Socio-Economic Conditions in the Arab World: Underlying the four pillars of the Middle East Partnership Initiative is the stated desire of the Bush Administration to help improve living conditions in a region that has seen stagnant economic growth over several decades. Despite a region-wide 3.1% growth rate between 1991-2000, Middle Eastern economies face serious economic and social challenges. Arab countries combined generate only 1% of the world’s non-oil expo...

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Central Asia's Security : Issues and Implications for U. S. Interests

By: Jim Nichol

Introduction: The strategic Central Asian region bordering regional powers Russia, China, and Iran is an age-old east-west and north-south trade and transport crossroads. After many of the Soviet Union’s republics had declared their independence by late 1991, the five former Soviet republics of Central Asia followed suit. Since this largely unexpected beginning of independence, the Central Asian countries have taken some uneven steps in building defense and other securit...

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Iraq : U. S. Regime Change Efforts and Post-Saddam Governance

By: Kenneth Katzman

Excerpt: The United States did remove Iraq’s Saddam Hussein from power in the course of the 1991 Persian Gulf war, and his regime, contrary to U.S. expectations, survived post-war uprisings by Iraq’s Shiites and Kurds. Subsequently, the United States sought to remove Saddam from power by supporting dissidents inside Iraq, although changing Iraq’s regime was not declared policy until 1998. In November 1998, amid a crisis with Iraq over U.N. weapons of mass destruction (WM...

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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

By: P. Desjeux, Dr.

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This document presents a country by country tabulation of data available on the epidemiology and control of the leishmaniases. The main aspects covered include: the parasites, the proven or suspected vectors, the proven or suspected reservoirs, the geographical distribution with indication of the main foci, the severity of the disease with indication of prevalence and incidence, the public health implications with particular reterence to morbidity and mortality, the soci...

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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION Collaborating centres are national institutions that have been designated by the Director- General to form part of an inter-institutional collaborative network set up by WHO and which cooperate with WHO programmes at national, regional and global levels. They play an important role in the development of WHO'S programmes, in particular, its research and training component. The functions of WHO collaborating centres in nutrition include the following: Promo...

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Terrorism in Southeast Asia

By: Bruce Vaughn

Excerpt: On December 17, 2004, Congressional legislation, that seeks to address the war against terrorism in ways that would affect its prosecution in Southeast Asia, became Public Law 108-458, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. P.L. 108-458 addresses a number of issues identified by the 9/11 Commission Report including the need to identify and eliminate terrorist sanctuaries, to increase engagement between America and Muslim peoples, to suppor...

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