April | Volume 38 | Number 2

operations research

The following table of contents lists articles in the April 2011 print edition of OR/MS Today. You may follow any of the linked titles to read those items in their entirety. For quick navigation you may jump directly to any of the following sections:

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SPECIAL ISSUE: INTERNATiONAL O.R.

Features

Home, community-based care in South Africa

By Wilna du Plessis, Wilna Bean, Chanel Schoeman and Jozine Botha
Assignment, routing and scheduling of care workers aims to ease HIV/AIDS-induced orphaned and vulnerable child crisis.
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Customized inventory management

By George Nenes, Sofia Panagiotidou and George Tagaras
How a small Greek manufacturing company solved its big, complex procurement problem.
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Primary healthcare for poor nations

By Hari Balasubramanian
The Cuban system is not an antidote for U.S. healthcare woes, but it might be just what the doctor ordered for developing countries.
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O.R. roots run deep in southern Africa

By Dave Evans, ‘Maseka Lesaoana, Philimon Nyamugure and Caston Sigauke
Long lineage of O.R. in South Africa and Zimbabwe paves the way for historic 2011 ORSSA and growth of O.R. across the continent.
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Why should we work together?

By Jean-François Audy, Nadia Lehoux, Sophie D’Amours and Mikael Rönnqvist
Case studies from Sweden, Canada illustrate the power and potential of collaborative logistics in the forest value chain.
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