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Improving antivenom availability and accessibility: Science, technology, and beyond
Snakebite envenomings constitute a serious and neglected public health problem. Despite the fact that effective treatment exists, i.e. administration of animal-derived antivenoms, the availability and accessibility of these ...
Availability analysis of heat recovery steam generators used in thermal power plants
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2011)
The combined-cycle gas and steam turbine power plant presents three main pieces of equipment: gas turbines, steam turbines and heat recovery steam generator (HRSG). In case of HRSG failure the steam cycle is shut down, ...
Availability in the flexible and adaptable distributed file system
The goals of a Distributed File Systems (DFS) may vary broadly. It is impossible to design a DFS attaining every desirable characteristic, such as, transparency, performance, privacy, reliability, and availability, for ...
Human-centric wireless sensor networks to improve information availability during urban search and rescue activities
When a natural disaster hits an urban area, the first 72 h after are the most critical. After that period the probability of finding survivors falls dramatically, therefore the search and rescue activities in that area must ...
Measuring systematic long-term trajectories of school effectiveness improvement
The objective of this study was to identify trajectories of school improvement experienced by Chilean elementary schools over the last decade. Using econometric analysis and controlling for potential confounding factors, ...
OECD Reviews of Innovation Police. Colombia
This review offers a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of Colombia, focusing on the role of government. It provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies that affect innovation performance, ...