What's In, What's Out, how We Decide
Author: Colleen M. Flood
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Just Medicare illustrates that legal scholars can also contribute to the issue of how to allocate scarce health resources by determining what constitutes fair processes for decision-making, and by challenging unjust processes.
Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage
Author: Amanda Glassman,Ursula Giedion,Peter C. Smith
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Vaccinate children against deadly pneumococcal disease, or pay for cardiac patients to undergo lifesaving surgery? Cover the costs of dialysis for kidney patients, or channel the money toward preventing the conditions that lead to renal failure in the first place? Policymakers dealing with the realities of limited health care budgets face tough decisions like these regularly. And for many individuals, their personal health care choices are equally stark: paying for medical treatment could push them into poverty. Many low- and middle-income countries now aspire to universal health coverage, where governments ensure that all people have access to the quality health services they need without risk of impoverishment. But for universal health coverage to become reality, the health services offered must be consistent with the funds available—and this implies tough everyday choices for policymakers that could be the difference between life and death for those affected by any given condition or disease. The situation is particularly acute in low- and middle income countries where public spending on health is on the rise but still extremely low, and where demand for expanded services is growing rapidly. What’s In, What’s Out: Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage argues that the creation of an explicit health benefits plan—a defined list of services that are and are not available—is an essential element in creating a sustainable system of universal health coverage. With contributions from leading health economists and policy experts, the book considers the many dimensions of governance, institutions, methods, political economy, and ethics that are needed to decide what’s in and what’s out in a way that is fair, evidence-based, and sustainable over time.
Or, An Explanation of Words and Things Connected with All the Arts and Sciences ...
Author: George Crabb
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
1975: January-June: Index
Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress
Thoughts on Living Deliberately
Author: Brian McNaught
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Category: Social Science
For many gay men and lesbian women, the first step in a long journey is acknowledging and accepting their sexuality. But what happens to those men and women after they have come to terms with this aspect of their lives? For many it may mean a complete reevaluation of very basic issues: family, relationships, community, and love. In this series of essays, McNaught explores these various aspects of life that may now be called into question for these men and women, and he sets out to educate and help guide them through the challenges they may encounter. Now That I'm Out, What Do I Do? solidifies McNaught's place as one of the best-known speakers on the issues that face gays and lesbians.
Author: Baldev Bhatia
WHAT DO YOU GETOUT OF WORRYING FOR GOD SAKE STOP WORRYING ABOUT THE BOOK What Do You Get Out of Worrying- For God Sake Stop Worrying is a very unique book and a thought of penning down the wonders of this mystic book, has lured the astrologer to bring it to the knowledge of the millions of readers who have been striving hard to get the Real Knowledge, to know about themselves and to live happily with no worries no tension and no depression It is hoped that this book would be a guide to their destiny and would assist them in all walks of lives. The knowledge gathered through this book will be a morale booster to each and every one that nothing is in their hands except to work hard and harder. That one's life is predestined and gathered to move in the direction where the planets are positioned and their movement carry specific influence on their lives.
Author: Paul Beale,Eric Partridge
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
From abdabs to zit From pillock (14th century) to couch potato (20th century) From She'll be apples (Australia) to the pits (USA) This new collection brings together some 5,000 contemporary slang expressions originating in all parts of the English-speaking world. It gives clear and concise definitions of each word, supplemented by examples of their use and information about where and when they came into being. This entertaining reference work will be of use to students of English at all levels and a source of fascination to word-lovers throughout the world.
Author: Tom Cannon
Publisher: Tom Cannon
Tired of living your life below the place of victory the Lord has destined for you? Now is the time to experience the total life-change that only Jesus Christ can give you. There is no need to continue struggling to overcome your old nature - when Christ has promised to change you from the inside out! "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, they are a new creature, the old things are passed away, and the new has come." (2 Cor. 5:17)
Author: P. D. James
Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists. Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of impenetrable complexity. A murder has taken place in the offices of the Peverell Press, a venerable London publishing house located in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames. The victim is Gerard Etienne, the brilliant but ruthless new managing director, who had vowed to restore the firm's fortunes. Etienne was clearly a man with enemies—a discarded mistress, a rejected and humiliated author, and rebellious colleagues, one of who apparently killed herself a short time earlier. Yet Etienne's death, which occurred under bizarre circumstances, is for Dalgliesh only the beginning of the mystery, as he desperately pursues the search for a killer prepared to strike and strike again.
Englisch, wie es nicht im Schulbuch steht
Author: Claudia Hunt
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
Sind Sie reif für die Insel? Wir werden in unterschiedlichsten Situationen immer wieder mit Englisch konfrontiert, doch die gängigen Sprachwendungen sind uns nur selten geläufig. Claudia Hunt, die viele Jahre in England gelebt hat, erklärt Überraschendes und Kurioses anhand von lebensnahen Beispielen aus dem Alltag auf der Insel. Ein humorvoller Leitfaden zum britischen »way of life« und nützlicher Sprachkurs zugleich!
Author: Richard S. Kimball
Publisher: Walch Publishing
Helps learners to understand community resources and explore related subjects such as government structure and civic responsibility.
Author: Ellen Wittlinger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
There's something brewing in the town of Scrub Harbor and it's not just about changing the name from Scrub Harbor to Folly Bay. O'Neill has a secret. Adam is starting over. Christine has a crush. Gretchen has a cause. You'll get an earful getting to know them!
Author: Laura V. Keegan
Publisher: Luxlane Press, LLC.
Do you believe in ghosts—that these spirits walk among us—almost as if they are still alive? Enter the world of Haunting at Remington House and you will believe this to be true. From the moment you begin reading Haunting at Remington House, author Laura V. Keegan leads you into the dark world of the supernatural—where those who have died still live! Tom Gardner, anguished and guilt-ridden by the death of his young wife, Elise, leaves his life in Jamestown to escape the insanity he barely survived after her death. At Remington House, Tom finds he is tormented not only by his dead wife's spirit, but also by other spirits who have remained in this New England coastal home. The moment he begins his journey to his new home, the nightmare begins. The previous owners, Helen and Gabriel Lindeman, dead for many years, still reside in Remington House. And Tom is not a welcome guest. The Lindemans will horrify you as you realize their frightening powers over the entire household. Elise's ghost will stop at nothing to bring about the demise of her husband and all that is dear to him. Possession of those around her, the ability to appear as a human, her cunning newfound strength and an alliance with Benjamin, a dark and formidable spirit, make her far more dangerous. With lights dimmed, but never turned off, you will read into the night, turning page after page. You never know who is lurking at the end of the next hall. Is that a shadow or . . . a ghost? We will begin when we end. That is the rule of eternity. The end. The beginning. The finalization of life, the birth of the haunt. —so begins the story of Remington House.
Author: Jerry Travis
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Colt Frazier, a Phoenix ex-cop, now a private investigator, is hired by Sarah Wilson, a black woman, to fi nd the person who killed her husband. She and her husband were being extorted for a million dollars from someone who called them, threatening that if they didnt wire the money to a Swiss account within twenty-four hours, someone dear to them would die. They didnt take the threat seriously and the husband was shot from long range and killed. Frazier and the woman track leads around the country, from Chicago to Louisville and fi nally to Las Vegas, where they find the killer and are nearly killed themselves. The plot ends in Omaha, Nebraska, in a final confrontation with the psychopathic extortionist involving Frazier and Sarah Wilson, Fraziers daughter and her husband, and a charming dog named Big Red.
Author: Ilsa J. Bick
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab ™
Category: Young Adult Fiction
People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was . . . you know. But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody really knew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy. I guess you could say I knew Jimmy as well as anyone (which was not very well). I knew what scared him. And I knew he had dreams—even if I didn't understand them. Even if he nearly ruined my life to pursue them. Jimmy's dead now, and I definitely know that better than anyone. I know about blood and bone and how bodies decompose. I know about shadows and stones and hatchets. I know what a last cry for help sounds like. I know what blood looks like on my own hands. What I don't know is if I can trust my own eyes. I don't know who threw the stone. Who swung the hatchet? Who are the shadows? What do the living owe the dead?
Author: Tom Clancy
In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, author Tom Clancy takes readers into the shadowy world of anti-terrorism and gets closer to reality than any government would care to admit... Ex-Navy SEAL John Clark has been named the head of Rainbow, an international task force dedicated to combating terrorism. In a trial by fire, Clark is confronted with a violent chain of seemingly separate international incidents. But there is no way to predict the real threat: a group of terrorists like none the world has ever encountered, a band of men and women so extreme that their success could literally mean the end of life on earth as we know it.
a guide to what's out there
Author: Russell Stannard
Publisher: Kingfisher Books
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Offers a tour of the solar system, discusses stars and galaxies, and describes the Big Bang
Author: Jim Kokoris
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Teddy Pappas is an eleven-year-old boy forced into maturity before his time. He lives with his younger brother and their eccentric Civil War historian father, a man more comfortable with discussing Confederate footwear than what kind of day his sons had. Their lives have been quiet for a year since the real lifeblood of their household, Teddy's mother, died in a tragic car accident. On the one-year anniversary of her death, Teddy's stoic father plays his wife's favorite lottery numbers in a tender, uncharacteristic act. When it turns out that the family holds the $190 million winning ticket, their world is instantly transformed. Seemingly overnight, a host of colorful characters demands their attention, including Teddy's hilarious aunt and uncle, a beautiful divorcée, a desperate former soap opera star, and a menacing stranger who threatens the very core of the family. As events spiral out of control, the family struggles to discover what "the rich part of life" really is. Featuring a unique father-child bond, Jim Kokoris's moving first novel is flavored with the rich characterizations and poignant charm of early John Irving. Creating the perfect balance of humor and pathos, Kokoris takes us on an unforgettable journey through the ups and downs of this revelation of unexpected wealth.
Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Total Control is a breathtaking thrill-ride on a roller-coaster of non-stop action and suspense from David Baldacci, one of the world's favourite storytellers. Jason Archer is a rising young executive at Triton Global, the world's leading technology conglomerate. Determined to give his family the best of everything, he has secretly entered into a deadly game of cat and mouse. He is about to disappear, leaving behind a wife who must sort out his lies from his truths; an air-crash investigation team that wants to know why the plane he was booked on suddenly fell from the sky; and a veteran FBI agent who leaves no stone unturned. Soon the startling truth behind Jason Archer's disappearance explodes into a sinister plot involving the murder of the country's single most powerful individual. And Archer's wife, Sidney, is plunged straight into the violence, now faced with trail of dead bodies and shocking, exposed secrets.
A Journey of Discovery, Snow and Jazz in the Soul
Author: Robert K. c. Forman
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
What if you spent years of your life seeking spiritual enlightenment, but were looking in the wrong place over a long time? It’s happening right now to millions of seekers around the world. That’s why Dr. Robert Forman has written his revolutionary book. Told in often poetic prose, it offers new direction for people looking for a sane and healthy spiritual pathway in our increasingly confusing world. Traditional spiritual models are giving seekers a wrong and frustrating impression about spiritual enlightenment. By exploring his own 39 year experience of spiritual enlightenment, Dr. Forman offers a remedy to folks who are: Convinced they don’t have the right stuff to achieve enlightenment in this lifetime: Disillusioned by spiritual teachers who don’t live up to their lofty self-portraits: Worried that choosing a spiritual life means leaving their everyday life behind: Hungry for a different way to be, but unable to express it. Through metaphor, humor, vulnerability and achingly beautiful prose, Dr. Forman’s book offers newfound hope to spiritual seekers everywhere.