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observership

A period of time, usually weeks to months, during which an international medical graduate—a doctor educated and trained outside of the US—joins a medical or surgical team at a teaching hospital in the US to observe the style and particulars of patient management.
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WHA observership, he added, is also predicated on yearly reception of the WHO's director general's invitation, leaving some to speculate whether Taiwan would gain annual access to the WHA as an observer in the future if cross-strait relations were to sour.
The observership is around two years, so a country has enough time to puts its systems in compliance with FATF standards," said Alain Damais, FATF executive secretary, in a telephone interview.
Observership, granted to Moldova, Norway, Turkey and Ukraine, is the first stage to eventual membership in the Energy Community and its further extension is not ruled out.
Although WHO observership explicitly does not require statehood and several WHO observers are not nations, the P.
She said: "We continue to strongly support observership requests from other countries in the area such as Iran and Syria, which have so far been vetoed by the US".
As "harbingers of things to come," to quote Sherman, two new programs have joined the Playwrights Conference: an O'Neill Educators Observership Program and an O'Neill Trustee Residency Program.
I wish to thank the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for granting me an Observership to attend the rehearsals of the original production.
The position of Galison and Daston, who argue that objectivity is itself a socially constructed concept dependent on the development of a moralizing discourse concerned with observership, is a departure.
MTC also often participates in the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Observership Program, which allows fellows to observe directors working on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at various regional theatres.
At the same time, the ROC, or Taiwan, has continued to assert its sovereignty, seeking membership or observership in the United Nations or other international organizations.
Had we had access to the WHO and WHA observership, we would have been able to handle SARS more effectively,'' Ma said.
Our government in Taipei seeks support from its friends to support it request to join the UN, in which Taiwan seeks to have its 23 million people represented in the international body, with the backing of our friend member states; all of its previous attempts have failed because of China's obstruction, making Taiwan the only country in the world currently being denied membership, including observership, in the UN and its various organizations.