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    • PAHO Today, November 2004 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2004-11)
    • Nutrición y vida activa: del conocimiento a la acción 

      Freire, Wilma B; ed; Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Washington, D.C, Organización Panamericana de la Salud, 2006)
    • Tackling malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean: challenges and opportunities 

      Galicia, Luis; López de Romaña, Daniel; Harding, Kimberly B.; De-Regil, Luz María; Grajeda, Rubén (2016-08)
      Undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies are still a public health problem in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions. To assess the nutrition landscape ...
    • United to Reduce Childhood Obesity in North America 

      Burwell, Sylvia; Philpott, Jane; Narro Robles, José (2016-08)
      Today in North America, 1 in every 3 children under the age of 18 is overweight or obese. These children are at risk of developing chronic illnesses that will affect their lifelong health and well-being. And this, in ...
    • Mapping of nutrition and sectoral policies addressing malnutrition in Latin America 

      Tirado, María Cristina; Galicia, Luis; Husby, Hannah M.; Lopez, Jaime; Olamendi, Stephania; Chaparro, Maria Pia; González, María A.; Grajeda, Rubén (2016-08)
      Objective. To map existing policies addressing malnutrition in all its forms in Latin America and identify gaps in enabling environments supporting the five priority lines of action outlined in the World Health Organization ...
    • Using evidence-informed policies to tackle overweight and obesity in Chile 

      Rodríguez Osiac, Lorena; Cofré, Cristian; Pizarro, Tito; Mansilla, Cristián; Herrera, Cristian A.; Burrows, Jaime; Castillo, Carmen (2017-12)
      [ABSTRACT]. Overweight and obesity are a global epidemic with rates having risen to alarming levels in both developed and developing countries. Chile has been no exemption, with sharp increases in obesity prevalence, ...
    • Better nutrition, better lives: Countries’ positioning to fight all forms of malnutrition 

      Coutinho, Janine Giuberti; Delmuè, Denise Costa Coitinho; Recine, Elisabetta (2020-10-26)
      [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify how countries have positioned themselves to fight against all forms of malnutrition. Methods. Qualitative, exploratory, and descriptive study of the statements of 91 out of the 127 (71.7%) ...