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public sector

(in health care) typically, government at the federal, state, provincial, and local levels. It may refer to other community organizations and lobbying groups.
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Despite the growth of the public sector, main economic sectors such as construction and transport were still being held privately.
The only available way to doing so was the building of a genuine public sector.
On the ninth anniversary of the revolution (1961), the state announced Nationalization Laws 117 and 118 which were instrumental in creating a public sector that made the state an integral part of production.
It is KMD's mission to enhance the efficiency of the public sector and thus improve its service to the general public.
The IT solutions provided by KMD enable public sector employees to handle current legislation as efficiently as possible.
The award categories have been further refined in 2003 to reflect the evolving public sector service delivery environment, and the increasing interdependence within and among the various levels of government.
The integrity of the GTEC WEEK Distinction Award Program judging process and the quality of the nominations has led to the recognition of the GTEC WEEK Distinction Awards as the most prestigious and highly coveted Award for rewarding innovation, excellence, and leadership in managing information and information technology in the public sector in Canada.
Epylon's set of tailored public sector procurement tools include eQuote, which produces a price quote to buyers based on the criteria they specify; Audit Trail, which provides the necessary archive capability for data such as quote and bid responses and purchase orders; and eDocument Center, which enables the sharing of bid documents, product specifications and policy manuals among the public sector community.
By providing public sector institutions and agencies with access to an open Internet marketplace, procurement and commerce practices stand to change dramatically," said Keith Krach, chairman and CEO of Ariba, Inc.

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