All NAPMO member countries come together every 2 years at a Joint Council Meeting, to discuss and agree upon the future direction of the NAEW&C Programme Management Organisation (NAPMO). NAEW&C provides the secretariat for the Joint Council Meetings. The record of JCM 11/16 is presented here.
The region is a major producer of rice, corn, peanuts, soybeans, milo, and cotton. Tourism and manufacturing are also important industries. Agriculture is an integral part of the local economy. The flight distance between the Metroplex and Dallas-Fort Worth is 2,163 miles (3,460 km). Seven cities in the region utilize the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex as a Major Airport: Allen, Flower Mound, Mesquite, McKinney, Prosper, Richardson and Sunnyvale. The 2007 population was 3,825,638. More than 60 percent of the population is under the age of 35. Median household income in 2007 was $57,472; more than half of the population lives in an owner occupied home.
U.S. earnings were impacted by $2.5 billion in losses stemming from the flu pandemic, but the losses narrowed to $2.0 billion. Earnings were expected to improve in 2010, but continued high capital spending was partly responsible for a larger than expected trade deficit. Net orders also declined by $3.0 billion from the previous quarter. Most of the decline was caused by the flu pandemic, but orders also declined due to higher costs and a weaker global outlook.
National, state and local health departments, public health labs, and communicable disease control agencies work together to continually monitor the Nation's health. They focus on disease prevention and control.
Leaders from various agencies coordinating for the health of the nation take part in the work outside of the National Institute of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award programs. Be it joint meetings, capable leadership roles in specific task forces, stat letters or spending bills, each effort aimed at future health of the nation is critically important. d2c66b5586