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Health Action Zones

A UK government-funded initiative announced in 1999 consisting of 15 physical localities in both rural and inner-city areas of the UK, where poverty was linked to ill health. The plan brought together organisations within and beyond the NHS to develop and implement a locally agreed strategy for improving health and reducing inequalities in health of a local population.

Health Action Zones, 1999
Tees, Wakefield, Leeds, Hull and East Riding; Merseyside (St Helens & Knowsley, Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton Health Authorities); Bury & Rochdale; Nottingham; Sheffield; Leicester City; Wolverhampton; Walsall; North Staffordshire; Cornwall; Camden and Islington; Brent (Brent and Harrow Health Authority).
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During welding the adjacent metal to the fusion zone (FZ) is exposed to heat and the heat affected zone (HAZ) as isothermal zone can be divided into two subzones (Fig.3).
Table 5 contains the tensile properties acquired in air for the base metal (BM), weld metal (GW for girth weld and SW for seam weld), and the HAZ associated with that weld (GH or SH, respectively).
After polishing all the samples were etched with 5% nital solution and micro and macro structures of weld metals, HAZ, PMZ and base metal were studied using optical microscope (Carl Zeiss made: AXIO Imager A1m) and photomicrographs were taken at different magnifications.
The simulated samples were used for testing of hardness and impact toughness; while they actually represent the weakest zone of welded joint within heat-affected zone (HAZ).
In the vicinity of the heat affected zone, the hardness of BM decreases to a certain extent, which is due to the growth of grain on the edge of the HAZ.
If approved, the HAZ will be launched next May and run for five years.
These indices were expressed in terms of z-scores, relative to the international WHO growth standards for school going children, and were later used to classify malnourished children.7 The above measurements were taken to calculate the deviation from normal (z-score) of three standard measures: weight for age (WAZ) to measure underweight, height for age (HAZ) to measure stunted growth, and weight for height (WHZ) to measure wasting or acute malnutrition in children, based on the WHO guidelines.
Different process parameters were investigated in order to detect which process parameter affects the laser beammaterial interaction and to explain the effect of the process parameters on the removal mechanisms and HAZ formation.
Strain Concentration in HAZ and Edge in Three-Point-Bending Test
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