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1. A formal set of procedures for conducting an activity.
2. An ordered list of instructions directing a computer to carry out a sequence of operations required to solve a problem or process data.
3. A planned learning activity for patients, providers, or others involved in health care.
Synonym(s): programme.

program, programme

a planned course of action, e.g. herd health program, production program.

public program
a disease control program available to all members of the public, e.g. rabies control, tuberculosis eradication.
whole farm program
one which takes into account all of the enterprises on a farm and presents a financial accounting of the farm as a whole.
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So why is it that Brazil's consumers are not, as they say, getting with the program here?
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