(n.) The act of pleading for or supporting; work of advocating; intercession.
(1) The study was conducted by monitoring the case managers in the following activities: client intake screening, assessment and service planning, referrals, advocacy, and support services.
(2) This article examines AIDS- and HIV-related concerns in women with a focus on the personal dilemmas for the practicing psychologist, problems in health behavior advocacy, and methods and pitfalls in modifying sexual behaviors.
(3) Health advocacy groups, including the American Heart Association and the American Institute for Cancer Research, have come out in support of the recommendations.
(4) According to research and advocacy organisation Global Financial Integrity , nearly $1tn in illicit financial flows—the proceeds of crime, corruption, and tax evasion—flows illicitly out of developing countries every year.
(5) The advocacy goal is identified as reducing the accessibility of guns in the environments of children and adolescents.
(6) One of the theories underlying this advocacy is that the activation of the complement system possibly is preventable by pharmacologic doses of corticosteroids.
(7) So Sir Bill Jeffrey will be asked to conduct an independent review of the future of criminal advocacy.
(8) One thing I'm sure of: it's not enough to assert our arguments as if they were self-evidently right and to use our privileged platforms to drive home one-sided advocacy.
(9) They struggle to get their voices heard and their important role in therapy, support and advocacy is sometimes not used to the full.
(10) It was brought before parliament by a citizens’ initiative – a petition that has received at least 100,000 signatures – submitted by the hardline conservative advocacy group Ordo Iuris and the Stop Abortion coalition.
(11) Despite his advocacy on behalf of leftists and nationalists, there were those who believed he connived to ensure that the left faction did not get the upper hand in the PAP.
(12) Chris Breen from the Refugee Advocacy Network, an umbrella organisation of asylum seeker groups responsible for organising the Melbourne rally, said the speakers all called for an end to offshore processing.
(13) "Just getting Syria to join the chemical weapons convention is an enormously important and historic step forward," said Paul Walker, the programme director at Green Cross International advocacy group and a veteran of the two-decade effort to destroy US and Russian chemical weapons.
(14) Jasmin Lorch, from the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies in Hamburg, said: “If the military gets the feeling that its vested interests are threatened, it can always act as a veto player and block further reforms.” The New York-based advocacy group Human Rights Watch said the elections were fundamentally flawed, citing a lack of an independent election commission with its leader, chairman U Tin Aye, both a former army general and former member of the ruling party.
(15) "Breastfeeding advocacy has always been hard to sell to donors when more exciting issues such as HIV and vaccination are competing for attention," it says.
(16) It was “inaccurate” for the government to continue to say there was no impact on frontline services, and “to say it would only impact on advocacy as though there’s nothing wrong with that”, Parker said.
(17) He works across a range of communications disciplines including media management, social media, marketing and advocacy.
(18) The code makes clear that this resolution “prohibits paid advocacy”, but it does “not prevent a Member from holding a remunerated outside interest as a director, consultant, or adviser, or in any other capacity”.
(19) Other factors that contribute to misinterpretation of medical literature include failure to distinguish statistical from clinical significance and advocacy of medical interventions prior to adequate clinical trials.
(20) Holmes Wilson, co-director of the Fight for the Future advocacy group, said: “Thanks to the second largest online protest in history, nearly 4m comments, White House and FCC phone lines ringing off the hook, and even nationwide street protests, President Obama finally gets it, and can say so.” He said the FCC should reclassify internet service, under Title II of the Communications Act, to give it “common-carrier” status, which would give the FCC far wider powers of regulation.
(n.) The act of recommending.
(n.) That which recommends, or commends to favor; anything procuring, or tending to procure, a favorable reception, or to secure acceptance and adoption; as, he brought excellent recommendations.
(n.) The state of being recommended; esteem.
(1) A subsample of patients scoring over the recommended threshold (five or above) on the general health questionnaire were interviewed by the psychiatrist to compare the case detection of the general practitioner, an independent psychiatric assessment and the 28-item general health questionnaire at two different cut-off scores.
(2) The use of glucagon in double-contrast studies of the colon has been recommended for various reasons, one of which is to facilitate reflux of barium into the terminal ileum.
(3) In conclusion, abdominal Marlex-mesh rectopexy can be recommended as safe and effective treatment for rectal prolapse, despite some patients developing constipation and some remaining incontinent.
(4) Steroids are not recommended because they may compromise defenses against an underlying disease process.
(5) We recommend analysing the urine for porphyrins in HIV-positive patients who have chronic photosensitivity of the skin.
(6) Single dose therapy is recommended as the treatment of choice for bacterial cystitis in domiciliary practice.
(7) Current recommendations regarding contraception in patients with diabetes are not appropriate for the adolescent population and therefore tend to support this phenomenon rather than relieve it.
(8) Other recommendations for immediate action included a review of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the General Medical Council for doctors, with possible changes to their structures; the possible transfer of powers to launch criminal prosecutions for care scandals from the Health and Safety Executive to the Care Quality Council; and a new inspection regime, which would focus more closely on how clean, safe and caring hospitals were.
(9) Former detectives had dug out damning evidence of abuse, as well as testimony from officers recommending prosecution, sources said.
(10) According to the experience of clinical trials the recommended ciprofloxacin dose varies between 100 and 500 mg b.i.d.
(11) A neodymium YAG (Nd:YAG) laser was evaluated in a dog ulcer model used in the same manner as is recommended for bleeding patients (power 55 W, divergence angle 4 degrees, with CO2 gas-jet assistance).
(12) Dietary intakes, measured by three 24-hour recalls, revealed that protein, iron and Vitamin C generally met or exceeded the Nutrition Recommendations for age.
(13) Rifampin is recommended as a prophylactic treatment for intimate contacts of young children who develop invasive infections with Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib).
(14) A case of automobile trauma to a pregnant woman at term is presented, and a plan of management involving fetal monitoring is recommended.
(15) Meanwhile, Hunt has been accused of backtracking on a key recommendation in the official report into Mid Staffs.
(16) A more radical surgery is recommended but with the limitation that the operative method must be adapted to the operative finding.
(17) Short-forms of Wechsler intelligence tests have abounded in the literature and have been recommended for use as screening instruments in clinical and research settings.
(18) In one of Pruitt’s first official acts, for example, he overruled the recommendation of his own agency’s scientists, based on years of meticulous research, to ban a pesticide shown to cause nerve damage, one that poses a clear risk to children, farmworkers and rural drinking water supplies.
(19) "While I wouldn't necessarily concur with all the specific recommendations of the report," Barker said, "there is one clear message that I do agree with: that solar has far more potential than has previously been thought."
(20) Biomass and crops for animals are as damaging as [burning] fossil fuels.” The recommendation follows advice last year that a vegetarian diet was better for the planet from Lord Nicholas Stern , former adviser to the Labour government on the economics of climate change.