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guidance system


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WHO guidance on electronic systems to manage data for tuberculosis care and control

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Implementing extreme weather event advice and guidance in English public health systems

Luxembourg, Strasbourg and the National Court: the Emergence of a Country Guidance System for Refugee and Human Rights Protection

Solving the interoperability challenge of a distributed complex patient guidance system: a data integrator based on HL7’s Virtual Medical Record standard

Note from the Editor: Readers of the journal may find the documents listed below of interest. They are available on UNHCR’s Refworld database <http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/refworld/rwmain>. I am grateful to UNHCR for this information.Guidance Note on Refugee Claims relating to Female Genital Mutilation, May 2009.UNHCR Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Eritrea, April 2009.The 2009 Report of the Secretary-General on the efforts of the United Nations system to prevent genocide and the activities of his Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide is set out below.Implementing the responsibility to protect—Report of the Secretary-General, A/63/677, January 2009

 

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An internal computer system that regulates the flight control of a spacecraft or rocket. It senses the motions of the vehicle on its three axes and calculates the changes needed.

The Apollo 11 lunar module had both a primary guidance and navigation system and an abort guidance system as a back-up for an emergency return to lunar orbit.

The space shuttle's guidance system, during launch, ascent, re-entry, and landing, has four computers operating at the same time with a fifth as a back-up. Each computer can perform 325 000 operations a second.

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