intermediate technology

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intermediate technology

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(Electronics) technology which combines sophisticated ideas with cheap and readily available materials, esp for use in developing countries
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The strict interpretation of appropriate technology can, effectively, be somewhat paternalistic: "What we have is too fancy for you, so we're going to teach you how to build a version out of sticks and mud.
Since 2007, the Appropriate Technology Collaborative has worked in Guatemala and other countries to build relationships with clients in communities in the developing world.
This report is the result of a collaboration between the Program jot Appropriate Technology in Health, the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.
The Netsky and the Nachi worms hit the campus, but because the IT department had the appropriate technology in place and acted quickly in updating computers, neither virus spread very far or did much damage.
The Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) was established by Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) through a US$50 million seed grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Despite the overall benefits that "e-connection" brings, Aly says there are still significant concerns that must be addressed by businesses when adopting an e-business strategy, including determining the appropriate technology to use.
The question of appropriate technology is perhaps more difficult for service organizations such as camp.
He will be opening the Schumacher Centre for Technology and Development, which will become a visual expression of the role that appropriate technology can play in developing countries.
and emphasis on appropriate technology,''Jones said.
Management will be under pressure to show these individuals that: (1) there will be room for them to accept responsibility and grow, perhaps even toward supervisory positions - an avenue that is often closed off to them in acute care hospitals, and (2) that the facility is serious in its quest for quality, appropriate technology and successful outcomes for subacute services.
The examples which they provide show that appropriate technology can serve as an important part of the rehabilitation process.
Adopting an appropriate technology and the timing of its introduction are the critical factors in responding to changing markets.

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