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HIV-positive men in their 50s also had a doubled rate of fragility fractures compared with HIV-negative men.
Williams and Stillwell opted for green roofs specifically over other forms of green infrastructure because a green roof on campus was already outfitted with instrumentation to measure soil moisture, rainfall, temperature, humidity and other variables that can be entered into the fragility curve model.
Tackling the drivers of fragility enables countries to improve their governance and helps societies rebuild the bridges of trust.
Men who required surgical treatment for an initial fragility fracture were more likely to suffer a subsequent fragility fracture within three years.
Conflict-induced fragility is a function of weak leadership, which in turn precipitates the other root causes: injustice, inequality, and ethnic tensions.
Similarly, the AfDB's strategy for Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience in Africa aims at maximizing the Bank's Group contribution to building resilience, stabilities and capabilities in regional member countries.
Things seem to be OK, but underneath there is a real economic fragility, and credit unions can play a role in trying to eliminate some of that fragility," Gigi Hyland, executive director for the National Credit Union Foundation, said.
Enhancing the Bank's leadership role in policy dialogue, partnerships and advocacy around issues of fragility is critical in this process.
The private Guardian newspaper Monday quoted a statement from the Bank as saying the new strategy, entitled "Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience in Africa", would last from 2014 to 2019.
Every country in the world has at some point experienced Fragility, be it social, political, or economic.
The financial crisis of 2007-09 highlighted the fragility of many financial intermediaries and markets.
nder its fragility: "We're attracted to its very fragility.