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VD

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for North Vietnam prior to its reunification with South Vietnam. This was the code used in international transactions to and from North Vietnamese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for North Vietnam. This was used as an international standard for shipping to North Vietnam.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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The DMS' line of reasoning completed the circle of racist logic which had consistently underpinned legislative inaction on the interrelated questions of prostitution and venereal diseases.
When bringing a suit, the attorney must make certain that evidence can be presented that the alleged perpetrator had actual or constructive knowledge that he or she was carrying a venereal disease.
The timing of this request for assistance was opportune: the Department of Local Government and Public Health had, since early 1944, been engaged in reviewing the venereal disease services.
Alas for Boswell's health, he did not remain 'safely sheathed' often enough to prevent at least nineteen attacks of venereal disease and probably several more that occurred during times when his diary was not kept regularly.
Specific policies, particularly marriage counselling and venereal disease clinics, sought to convince the right people to have children and to protect the "valuable genetic stock" (hochwertiges genetische Erbgut) from falling victim to fertilitythreatening diseases.
The court also decided it was illegal to segregate women who contracted venereal diseases.
This paper sets out to analyse and compare Lowndes's writings on prostitution and venereal disease with a view to ascertaining whether there was any evolution in his thinking in those last decades of the Victorian period and whether any contradictions can be found in his writings.
Therefore the element of this offence was formed by deliberate and also careless contamination with venereal disease not depending on the way it was done or if it entailed any consequences for health.
Material and Methods: A screening for syphilis of 500 married pregnant women presenting to antenatal clinics was carried out using the qualitative Rapid Plasma Regent (RPR) test/ Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test.
These measures were defended as the most effective method to shield men from venereal disease, with no punitive action taken against those who were demanding sex for sale.
Ironically, this counter-narrative to the Good War is told by the Army itself, in the voluminous history of the Medical Department's efforts to prevent and control the spread of venereal disease during WWII.
One of the 'unmentionable' subjects in the past was venereal disease, and Leanne McCormack describes the reticence of the municipal authorities to fund Venereal Disease clinics in Northern Ireland during the interwar years, and the paucity of support given to those who wished to educate the general public about such matters.