shortage


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shortage

A paucity of personnel or product.

shortage

See Baby shortage, Blood shortage, Manpower shortage.
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The report, ATA's fourth major analysis since 2005, shows that by the end of 2015, the driver shortage will reach nearly 48,000.
The mobile application is "specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages," namely, current and resolved drug shortages and discontinuations of drug shortages, according to the FDA statement.
Food and Drug Administration launched the agency s first mobile application (app) specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.
Employers in Japan report the greatest talent shortages globally (81 percent).
A number of Indian companies had been experiencing a significant shortage of skilled and competent personnel which has increased in recent years.
WHEREAS, The nursing faculty shortage in Tennessee has resulted in reduced program capabilities across the State to accept prospective nursing students continuing to increase the shortage of nurses in Tennessee, therefore be it
2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ISPE today announced a lineup of activities that will bring pharmaceutical industry stakeholders together several times in the coming year to address the issues leading to shortages in the global drug supply.
org/DrugShortages, and had begun collaborating with drug companies to obtain products in shortage for its members.
In the next nine years, the shortage will reach 5,581, according to projections by the Nebraska Center for Nursing.
It doesn't seem to be so clear cut with the drug shortage issue.
In November 2010, a drug shortage summit meeting convened with representatives from health professional organizations, pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors, the FDA, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It is therefore vital that people are put in place to ensure the identification and analysis of the shortage of professional skills and that these shortages are addressed according to the needs of the economy.