PHS


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PHS

abbr.
Public Health Service
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PHS

(in the US) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Public Health Service
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PHS

or P.H.S.,

Public Health Service.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PHS - an agency that serves as the office of Surgeon GeneralPHS - an agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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When Mills passed away in 1983, the Ray Mills Fund was established and administered by the PHS Very Interested Parents (VIP) Club, now the PHS Pirate Boosters.
PHS Medical is a progressive physical therapy furniture and pain management equipment manufacturer with an emphasis on innovation.
The long-term 'AA' rating on PHS is largely driven by PHS's very strong financial profile assessment, combined with an excellent market position (albeit in a somewhat challenging market), and an improving operating risk profile.
He said Islam laid great stress on taking good care of orphans and assured that business community will cooperate with PHS in its mission of providing a better life to orphan kids.
The Caerphilly-headquartered PHS Data Solutions comprises three businesses: PHS Datashred, PHS Records Management and PHS Capital Capture.
The manufacturing process of a PHS component is a combination of heat treatment and press forming [2].
The success in achieving this accolade is down to PHS Waterlogic's investment in the carbon agenda, reducing energy usage at its UK national distribution centre and introducing new products such as a specially designed reusable carbon filter case.
Specialist independent providers like PHS Teacrate, have the flexibility and capacity in key RTP products to meet peak demands, whether from very small retailers or at supermarket level, and offer support when the customer's in-house washing equipment suffers mechanical breakdown.
Plans call for PHS to retain its name and continue to operate in Temecula, Calif., as a Medline subsidiary.
Major changes from the 1994 PHS guidelines are that the 2013 PHS guideline includes 1) recommendations that organ donors be screened for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in addition to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); 2) recommendations for new, more sensitive laboratory testing; and 3) inclusion of a revised set of risk factors for HIV, HBV, and HCV infection.
While debt-ridden Willcom is quick to point out the unique benefits of PHS for hospitals, which often favor PHS's weaker electromagnetic waves over those of mobile phones, most telecommunications industry pundits believe that PHS is unlikely to survive the fierce competition in Japan's mobile communications service sector.