Sterilization

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Sterilization

A method by which a central bank may affect the value of the domestic currency relative to a foreign currency. To weaken the domestic currency, sterilization involves selling the domestic currency on the forex market and buying the foreign currency. This increases the supply of the domestic currency, while reducing the supply of the foreign. To strengthen the domestic currency, sterilization involves the opposite. A central bank usually conducts sterilization to counteract adverse changes to the domestic currency in foreign exchange markets.
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A new family planning agenda focusing on voluntary acceptance of family planning evolved in the 1980s following the political fallout over the coercive sterilization program of the Emergency.
Although method-specific contraceptive targets were removed in 1996, (2) the dominance of female sterilization in India's family planning program is reflected in numerous national surveys.
Among the many factors that affect the quality with which contraceptive sterilization services are delivered, three require special attention: actual service-delivery modalities, fees and compensation programs, and the cost of service provision.
While sterilization services are provided in an inherently medical context, men's and women's access can be broadened if services are offered during the postpartum period, through mobile outreach, or in male-only clinics (for vasectomy).
Such a facility is clearly providing something essential to the performance of the sterilization, and is therefore giving immediate material cooperation.
Certainly, it cannot be legitimately claimed that "staying in the game" is a greater good which justifies contraceptive sterilization in a Catholic hospital.
The $237,000 the city will spend on 18,000 sterilization discount coupons this year could end up saving the city the approximately $2.
1) To introduce a new technique for sterilization of locally manufactured medical products and pharmaceuticals.
The new Catechism (1992) contains the following statement about sterilization (No.
But cat lovers have been more sympathetic to programs that encourage volunteers to round up feral cats, bring them in for sterilization and shots, and re-release them into the wild.
The Commentary distinguishes between the reason for the sterilization and the reason for the cooperation.
The correct technical interpretation of #2297 is given in the Text of the Doctrinal Congregation -- Statement on Sterilization, 1977.