public system

public system

A water or sewerage system which is owned and operated by a local governmental authority or by a local utility company controlled by a governmental authority.
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The researchers said shortcomings in the public system are also important factors behind the spending on private policies by people living on the poverty line.
"Her test came back positive for precancerous cells and she is now being punished for getting her smear privately, which would have taken pressure of the public system.
The meeting also discussed ministry's exerted efforts to improve and update the public system for water and sanitarian sewage networks and for combat Cholera epidemic.
The University of Wisconsin, a public system, produced the most Fortune 500 CEOs 14 followed by private, Ivy League institutions Harvard University, with 12, and Cornell University, with 10.
Day, a former head of the Canadian Medical Association, is fighting to allow privately-funded treatment for patients who the public system has failed.
He noted that the opening of these data will have an impact on the public system in general.
The author has organized the twenty-nine chapters that make up the main body of his text in nine parts devoted to supply and demand; market efficiency, market failure, and the public system; households and market structure; input markets and microeconomic policy issues, macroeconomic foundations, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Many of the nurses we work with, both in the public system and the aged care sector, have expressed their fear of the possible loss of penalty rates as a result of the Productivity Commission's recommendations.
William Nash-Wright I find it amazing, the Welsh government have cocked up the NHS, Education, council funding and our highways, they waste billions on futile projects and incur massive costs to support a failing public system, but yet the nation rises as one because some dozy thing stopped them from filming a Bond movie in the Senedd.
Approximately 9,000 kids, most of them from minority families, are in the public system. And that system is being slowly drained of money.
Lanza had been in public schools from kindergarten to age sixteen, and was briefly kept at home when his mental illness required him to be removed from school, untreated for his illness by the public system that failed him.

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