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  • Voluntary Aid Detachment; a women′s first-aid organisation active during World War I and World War II.


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  • A new device can be implanted in longer-term VAD survivors. - Highschool

  • Urbex is sometimes called also Vadding which comes from VAD, which is an permutation of ADV, which comes from the game ADVENT aka CollossalCave Adventure, the first Text-Adventure ever.


  • Vitamin Angels is committed to eradicating childhood blindness due to Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) on the planet by the year 2020, which is referred to as Operation 20/20.

    Vitamin A supplements reduces child mortality by over 20 per cent

  • Pregnant women with vitamin A deficiency (VAD) face an increased risk of mortality as well as high risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission.

    Opportunities and risks of genetically modified crops in Africa

  • However, in populations that suffer from VAD, the overall dietary deficiencies act as barriers to the conversion.

    Opportunities and risks of genetically modified crops in Africa

  • The VAD girl passed and looked at him; he tried to open his mouth to ask for help, for water, for anything to keep her there for a precious few moments, but his body no longer answered to him.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • Reginald Fenyx could not have cared what the VAD nurses-or any others'looked like.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • None of them had volunteered as nurses or VAD girls in France or Belgium.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • Oh, they would accept me as a VAD aide, of course.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • The next to go had been the parlormaid, Patricia Sheller, after her brothers were conscripted, leaving no one to help at her aged parents 'London shop, and it wasn't long before Katy Feely, the stepsisters' maid, followed, when the work of the upstairs maid was added to her own load'she claimed she too was going to be a VAD nurse, but it wasn't true.

    Phoenix And Ashes


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