Frontiers for prevention
Developing a balanced approach to today's health problems means paying greater attention to the strategy of prevention. This strategy should encompass environmental measures, self-care activities, and health education; it should carefully weigh the prospective costs and benefits of proposed preventive measures; and it should see that such measures are tailored to the needs of the various specific groups within the general population (Au)
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Peña, Raúl; Isasi Fleitas, Darío (1946)After a review of the problem of endemic goitre and its prevention in Paraguay, the following conclusions are reached: The situation in Paraguay demands a general prevention campaign based on the use of iodized table salt, ...
Kesic, Branko (1966)The training and utilization of auxiliary health workers cannot be tackled on the basis of a universal formula applicable to all Latin American countries. Different geographic, ecnonomic, social, educational, and health ...
Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas. WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: 10 Years Later Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2016-05)[Preface]. Tobacco is the only legal consumer product that kills up to half of those who use it as intended by the manufacturer. Worldwide, it kills one person every six seconds. Tobacco use is a risk factor for six of ...