Richard S. Allen

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Community transmission of influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 was followed by high rates of hospital admissions in the Wellington region of New Zealand, particularly among Maori and Pacific Islanders. These findings may help health authorities anticipate the effects of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in other communities.
A Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) was developed, applied and evaluated to determine its potential to assist village communities in the management of their communal forest resources in the mountains of Nepal. It was successful in involving the community in determining their information needs, collecting data, obtaining resource information and forest(More)
WE ARE WRITING ON BEHALF OF THE 150 students attending Rowe-Clark Math and Science Academy, The Exelon Campus of Noble Street Charter School, and all of their teachers. Science reporter J. Mervis visited our campus for several hours this fall to observe our science and math classes, learn about our school, and interview students and teachers in preparation(More)
To promote greater accountability, supervisors in mental health facilities will be required to monitor the activities of their organizations. The Outpatient Division of the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences has developed an administrative accounting based on management by objectives. The authors present the evolution, philosophy, and format of the(More)
This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. Working Papers describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to further debate. This paper presents,(More)
BACKGROUND Critical commentaries suggest that wound care randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are often poorly reported with many methodological flaws. Furthermore, interventions in chronic wounds, rather than being drugs, are often medical devices for which there are no requirements for RCTs to bring products to market. RCTs in wounds trials therefore(More)
This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. Working Papers describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to further debate. This paper examines, in(More)
This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. Working Papers describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to further debate. The paper notes that(More)
1. The modern Western idea of ‘the natural world’ 2. Other cosmological patterns 3. The Biblical view of the world 4. Ancient Greek science and philosophy 4.1. Organism and ‘Mechanism’ 4.2. Beings and Being 4.3. Cyclical Cosmology 4.4 Attitudes towards the Universe 5. The mediaeval world-view 6. The impact of the 'mechanistic' universe of Newtonian science(More)