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dignity

Medspeak-UK
Respect; assurance that a person receives the health or social care in a way that makes him/her feel respected and helps him/her develop or maintain self-esteem.
 
Vox populi
Nobility, majesty; the carriage of oneself with self-respect.
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Fitch has previously stated that Dignity Health has minimal capacity at its current rating level for the large strategic initiatives or the initial short-term disruptions that may occur from the possible alignment of the two organizations, and this could ultimately result in negative rating pressure on Dignity Health.
The question that arises is whether human dignity can be considered as a constant, measurable notion or an oscillating one, according to different historical periods and different cultures; also, whether dignity can be perceived as foundational for human rights, or a value in itself.
I focus on human dignity because of its central position in the discourse on voluntary active euthanasia in general, and the special attention that it received in the High Court judgment and in the papers filed with the Supreme Court of Appeal.
While the legal practitioners focused on the scope and meaning of human dignity for the principled resolution of conflicting constitutional values, legal and political scholars attempted to conceptualize and find the universal common core of this very broad and at times ambiguous notion.
The concept of dignity found in dictionaries "is the result of a historical evolution, arising from existing views on the subject in different periods" (Araujo, 2011, p.
We know that homelessness is a complex challenge and Dignity First aims to meet these challenges in new ways, Mr de Brenni said.
Dignity estimate that if funeral costs continue to rise at the current rate, in just eight years time, they are going to cost over PS6,100**.
29 February 2016 - UK-based biomedical and healthcare technology group NetScientific plc's (AIM: NSCI) Wanda subsidiary has signed a collaborative deal with US hospital group Dignity Health to launch OncoVerse, a digital health oncology care platform, the group said.
At the same time, he makes a strong case that contemporary critics who dismiss the use of human dignity rely too exclusively on a hermeneutics of suspicion and a narrow understanding of the role of ethics and the nature of both the human person and moral experience.
The Sri Lankan Dignity Day was conducted at Wycherley International School, Colombo and Yoshida International School, Makola.
Yet Waldron's book is perhaps most useful to those already well versed in the debates over the meaning of human dignity and its relationship to the law.
quantify, including equity, human dignity, fairness, and distributive