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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Silver nanoparticles have also been used in plant biotechnology as elicitors and surface sterilization agents for plant explants (Bhat and Bhat, 2016; Fazal et al., 2016; Ghanati and Bakhtiarian, 2016; Nartop, 2017; Nartop 2018a).
Minnesota's Children's Bureau, via county welfare boards, administered the sterilization program.
Because those who have studied the characteristics of women who get sterilized tend to assume that it is a procedure undergone when a woman has completed her childbearing, there are no accurate assessments of the numbers and characteristics of women without children who seek sterilization. The limited research that there is, along with journalistic accounts of sterilization, suggests that young women without children, like those quoted above, frequently have difficulty finding a physician willing to ligate their fallopian tubes.
RESULTS: Nationally, 5% of sterilized women aged 15-49 reported sterilization regret.
In the 44 years of its existence, 4,785 Albertans were seen and approved for sterilization by the Eugenics Board.
Though the sterilization drive was first launched in 2007, it has picked up pace after the High Court imposed ban on monkey killings in January.
Sterilization was legal at the time, so it may be difficult to get financial compensation unless a woman can prove the sterilization was performed negligently, says Cheryl E.
Couples and individuals around the world choose sterilization because they want to limit or end childbearing, rather than space future births.
Does the Catholic hospital agree with the purpose of the operation; that is, permanent sterilization? Some Catholic hospitals claim that they don't agree with the intent to sterilize, but still allow the operation.
QS has now been used in some cases for over 20 years and in 25 countries, producing a shelf of sound scientific studies demonstrating a safety record superior to surgical sterilization. But its opponents are implacable, often resorting to devious measures to undermine confidence in the procedure.
The GAO Report did not verify that the IHS had performed coerced sterilizations, but it did state that the IHS had not followed the necessary regulations and that the informed consent forms did not adhere to the standards set by HEW.(20)
The sterilizations began in June 1998, four months after St.