Most casinos have high table limits for their more popular games. The higher the house edge, the worse the odds are for the player. Thus, taking k as the number of preceding consecutive losses, the player will always bet 2k units. Can I use the Martingale system on all casino games? I suppose what most players would do is bet it all. Many gamblers believe that the chances of losing 6 in a row are remote, and that with a patient adherence to the strategy they will slowly increase their bankroll. This strategy gives him a probability of
Barnes Over the last 30 years, the world has seen a 44 percent decrease in maternal mortality. These advancements are, in large part, due to the establishment of the Safe Motherhood Initiative. To help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Safe Motherhood Initiative, Dot Mom asked leaders in the field to reflect on the most impactful intervention of last 30 years.
Join us at the Wilson Center on Friday, December 8, p. We need to ensure that all women have access to this life-saving intervention. While not perfect—for example, they were criticized for spurring a fragmented approach to health planning and paying insufficient attention to equity and empowerment—they were critical to driving political engagement and progress toward ending preventable deaths and promoting the highest attainable level of health for all mothers and babies.
Well done ladies! Congratulations Dave! Not an easy task — thanks Tony! Thanks to Coach Steve for his great work getting us all in tip top shape for Sheffield and his help and guidance on poolside throughout the weekend. The Short Course Nationals are a highlight of the Masters season so it was great to see that all of the hard work in the pool during paid off with some very fast swimming.
Everyone involved should be very proud of their achievements at the weekend. Well done team! There will be lots of opportunities to compete throughout so please do keep checking your emails. The team qualified second in Group A in January and will face Greece, the Netherlands and hosts Hungary during the competition which begins on 14 July.
Mark holds a B. Programs, for Mothers Jacquelyn Jacque Caglia has 18 years of experience in the public health and development sectors. As the Director of Global Communications and U. Programs, Jacque is responsible for strategic communications across for Mothers and for managing stakeholders and grantees working to help end preventable maternal deaths in the United States, including the Safer Childbirth Cities initiative.
Chan School of Public Health where she directed the knowledge management and communications activities of the Maternal Health Task Force, co-authored the Lancet Commission on Women and Health report, oversaw administration and operations and taught a course on gender and health.
Before Harvard, Jacque was Program Director at World Connect, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women and children through community-led solutions. Prior to this, she worked with the Institute for Community Health researching how race, ethnicity, language, and culture affect health and the quality of health care services. Jacque has worked with many organizations to evaluate their health interventions and communicate about their work, including the Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy and Circle of Health International.
She started her career in public health working on community outreach and case study development with the Montgomery County Health Department in Pennsylvania and with the Peace Corps as a community health specialist in the Dominican Republic.
She is fluent in Spanish and learning French. Temitayo Tayo Erogbogbo Director of Advocacy, for Mothers Tayo Erogbogbo has two decades of combined private sector and international development experience, 10 years of which was spent in the pharmaceutical industry in multiple roles across community relations, government affairs, marketing and sales. As the Director of Advocacy for for Mothers, Tayo is responsible for national and global strategic partnerships and programs to bring about policies and practice changes to improve maternal health care and strengthen health systems, particularly where private sector approaches can be leveraged for greater impact.
Prior to for Mothers, Tayo led the establishment of an adolescents and youth constituency at The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health PMNCH to advocate for better sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health policies and services at global, regional, and national levels.
Additionally, he contributed to the development of the Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health Previously, in collaboration with multisectoral partners in Nigeria, he contributed to the passage of the National Health Bill, the development of the National Gender Policy Guidelines and the passage of Violence Against Person's Prohibition in support of gender equality.
Tayo also spearheaded Abbott's HIV patient relations function within Europe, developing services to support people living with HIV by partnering with community organizations. He advocated for antiretroviral drug access across Africa and developed a health care professional HCP train-the-trainer program that has educated over 3, HCPs. Scott Higgins Director of Operations, for Mothers Scott Higgins is an accomplished business executive with over 25 years of experience in the health care industry with a focus on Corporate Responsibility.
His responsibilities include strategy development and execution, project and portfolio management, financial management, contracting and oversight over portfolios related to evidence generation and innovative finance approaches.
Prior to his current role, Scott has served in leadership roles in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient API chemical manufacturing, environmental control operations, strategic sourcing and process improvement. Jeffrey Jacobs Director of Product Innovation and Market Access, for Mothers Jeff Jacobs has two decades of experience in the areas of regional leadership, marketing, health policy and corporate responsibility, with a keen interest in expanding access to quality treatment.
As the Director of Product Innovation and Market Access, he is responsible for the end-to-end management and market introduction of products and technologies that seek to reduce maternal mortality in partnership with public and private partners. This work includes the coordination of internal and external stakeholders across work streams that include product development, supply chain, affordability, market shaping and market introduction.
Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Jeff worked for World Learning, a non-profit supporting nascent, local organizations in the former Soviet Union and for CARE International, where he managed humanitarian assistance programs in the same region. He initially joined CARE in Togo, West Africa, supporting the implementation of various development projects, with a primary focus on micro-enterprise.
Iyadunni Olubode Consultant, Nigeria Director, for Mothers Iyadunni Olubode has over 17 years of experience in private and development sectors in Nigeria. She is a strong advocate for the development of youth and women in Nigeria as key contributors to the economy. In this role, she oversaw the development and implementation of several capacity development programs in collaboration with private and public-sector stakeholders and development partners.
Why then does she still use her maiden name? It was part of the information in this highly revealing interview. For my university education, I went to University of Port-Harcourt between for my first degree. Some years later, I decided to set up a school, so I have a post-graduate diploma in Education. After which I went back again to the university to study Law.
My father was from Oyo State, and my mum is from Ondo State. I lost my father last year. My father was a polygamist, had four wives. I'm the first child of my mother's three children. Growing up in Osun was quite nice for me, my father was a very comfortable man. I attended a private school for my nursery and primary education. For my secondary, I went to a government school, Osogbo Grammar School. The school then was the best secondary school in the state. I could have gone to a Federal Government College.
But my father was a very strict disciplinarian. He would not allow me to travel far from home at that age. Even to stay in a boarding house, was impossible. So, I was a day student throughout my secondary school education. I remembered back then, once it's 2 o'clock, my dad was at my school to pick me and it was like that till I left secondary school.
I remember my father wouldn't even allow me have friends come visit me at home. I didn't have the opportunity of going to luncheon parties with my friends. Not until my final year and when I was doing my A' levels did my father allow my friends come visit me at home. Even then when my friends visited, he insisted that we stay in the living room, because he wanted to hear what we were talking about.
He was really strict, he was a Muslim so I grew up as a Muslim. My first name is actually Maryam, my middle name is Nike. But as a kid I preferred to be called Nike. So that was how Nike stuck as my first name and Maryam my second name. Because my father was so strict, it helped me a lot, in terms of my education. I didn't have any other pastime apart from reading. Growing up I had to read a lot, my father never minded buying you all the books in the world.
I finished my secondary school at the age of So, that strict aspect helped. But the other aspect of it was that, well, because I wasn't allowed to mix as a young girl, I was a bit shy. But in my second year I changed to Theatre Arts, because for the first time, I was exposed to seeing a lot of people.
I took an elective in Theatre Arts in my year one and I enjoyed it, and I wanted something that will train me to be less shy. Since I left university after my first degree in Theatre Arts, I never acted for one day. Though I did some television commercials, I did some jingles then on drugs with Fed Amata.
Immediately after my youth service, I just went in for my masters. I never acted. I guess it's because of my shyness. I went to do my masters in International Law and Diplomacy. I wanted to join the Foreign Service. But along the line, I met my husband while I was studying for my masters in Immediately I finished my masters, we got married in and I had my first child in I went to learn a little bit of computer programming, I did news writing and reporting.
I wanted to start a magazine then, but my husband didn't want me to work at that time. He thought it was better to bring up the kids for some time before going into full time work. At a point, he said it was okay if I wanted to do any business that involves kids. So, I decided to run a school and to do that, I needed to know about how to run a school. While doing that I started my school, and I decided to start a Ph.
D programme in International Law, because I came out with one of the best results in the department. I made over 4 points, so I was given an automatic Ph. D but not without controversy. People queried how could somebody who did not have first degree in Law, have a Ph. D in Law. So, I had to shelve the Ph. D programme after one year. I went back again to do Law at the University of Lagos and I was called to the bar in And I also had the best result in my department.
I practised law for a while with a law chambers in Lagos. I made my first appearance at the Federal High Court, the presiding judge on that day was Roseline Ukeje. And after that, I decided to do something else for a change and the first thing that came to my mind was tourism. I have been to a lot of countries. I had just come back from Las Vegas. And I saw a whole city thriving on tourism, hotel business and casinos. About 34 million people visit Las Vegas every year.
And you can imagine how many millions of dollars they make yearly. The sight is just breathtaking. I felt I could go into tourism because I didn't have that kind of capital to do that kind of tourism, I felt I could have something like Miss Tourism Nigeria, a beauty pageant to promote tourism. Beauty pageant is something I had done before while I was a student in Uniport.