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committee

 [kŏ-mit´e]
a body of people delegated to perform some function.
ethics committee a group of individuals formed to protect the interests of patients and address moral issues. It normally includes a board member of the institution, a lay person, and an administrator. A member of the clergy may also be included, as well as an ethicist if one is available. Most ethics committees work in an advisory capacity; they can help patients and families reach informed decisions and work with health care providers in order to make complex and difficult decisions. The ethics committee often reviews hospital policies and procedures for potential problems and may also reduce the potential for litigation against the institution.

committee

Hospital practice A group of health professionals affiliated with a hospital who meet regularly to address an area–eg, infection control, safety, etc that needs a multidisciplinary approach to ensure issues are addressed and quality of service is maintained. See Accredited Standards Committee, Blue ribbon committee, Committee of 10, 000, Committee for Freedom of Choice in Cancer Therapy, Credentials committee, Disaster committee, Ethics committee, Executive committee, Hospital committee, Interagency Research Animal committee, International Committee for Standardization, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Research Committee, NAAIDC subcommittee, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Patient care committee, Political action committee, Radioactive drug research committee, Radiation safety committee, Recombinant DNA Advisory committee, Safety committee, Search committee, Seattle committee, Steering committee, Tissue review committee, Utilization review committee.
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"The Special Committee of the Whole House, assisted by its Steering Committee and Sub-Committee, having considered the resolutions before it or referred to it by the National Assembly and after perusal of the documents and examination of the witnesses, including the heads of Sadar Anjuman-i-Ahmadia, Rabwah, and Anjuman-i-Ahmadia Ishaat-i-Islam Lahore, respectively, unanimously makes the following recommendations to the National Assembly:-
The Committee of the Whole House was formed 'to prepare policy guidelines in light of the emerging regional realities and the role of the United States.'After US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of harbouring terrorists and unveiled his policy for South Asia, in which India was given a greater role, the relations between both countries have suffered.
Following the Daily Routine, the Government House Leader called Bill 75 for third reading and then immediately moved a motion that Bill 75 be recommitted to the Committee of the Whole House on Bills for the sole purpose of making a specific amendment to the Bill, that the Committee's consideration be limited to 30 minutes, that a vote be held on the amendment and that the Bill be reported back to the House to commence third reading of the Bill forthwith.
The chamber constituted itself into a Committee of the Whole House after Duterte's martial law report was referred to the committee on rules during Monday's session.
'We thoroughly underline the need for proper scrutiny in relation to this Bill, which a committee of the whole House would be able to give it.'
He also referred to Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa's presence in an in-camera meeting of the Committee of the Whole House along with intelligence chiefs.
It would pave way for early passage of the bill as compared to a lengthy discussion in the Senate committee of the whole house, he added.
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The report of the Committee of the Whole House recommended for national policy paper putting forth a clear national narrative of Pakistan that can serve as document for US policy makers should be crafted taking the views of all stakeholders.
Rodolfo Farinas, the majority leader, read the report of the Committee of the Whole House, which met the whole day on Wednesday in an executive session with members of Duterte's Cabinet to tackle the chief executive's martial law report.
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