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STANDARD, in war. An ensign or flag used in war.

STANDARD, measure. A weight or measure of certain dimensions, to which all other weights and measures must correspond; as, a standard bushel. Also the quality of certain metals, to which all others of the same kind ought to be made to conform; as, standard gold, standard silver. Vide Dollar; Eagle; Money.

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance US global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.
Understanding the role of standardization based on evidence might improve implementation and sustainment.
He said that standardization and certification of products holds an important place in production.
In essence, her argument is that, rather than viewing the ongoing tensions between customization and standardization as indicative of an evolution from one era (standardized modernism) to the next (customized postmodernism), it may be more fruitful to seek a more pragmatic functionalist explanation: namely, that some activities which health systems undertake are inherently more amenable to standardised interventions, whereas others require approaches tailored to the particular needs and preferences of individual patients.
"Standards plays an important role in quality control and he said Memorandum of Understanding on certification and standardization issue is under way," he said.
However, there is a danger when standardization becomes the end, rather than the means to the end, of optimizing patient care.
He offer to form Committee to identify interested areas of both side to Harmonize Standards should be work together in future for the area of Standardization and certification.
On this occasion, the minister launched the project of Gulf Standardization Strategy, in the presence of delegations of the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO), GCC Member States and a number of experts in the field of standardization strategies, according to Qatar News Agency (QNA).
The report was prepared by the Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative, an ANSI Initiative with participants from a wide range of industries and organizations, including ASME.
CENELEC President Tore Tronvold noted that Kazakhstan is the first country to get the partner standardization body status with CENELEC and the fourth country to get the same status with CEN.
Standardization and Metrology Center under the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan and the Department of Standards of Malaysia discussed cooperation in the development of halal industry on November 13, the press service of the Ministry reported.
* Throughout the past four decades, researchers have examined several antecedents and consequences of international marketing program standardization. However, the findings reported in the literature are too fragmented to yield clear insights.

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