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Protocol for the Nutritional Management of Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension in the Caribbean
[Preface]: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), through the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (CFNI) and the Caribbean Program Coordination, has been actively promoting good nutrition practices in the Caribbean ...
The Central America Diabetes Initiative (CAMDI): Survey of Diabetes, Hypertension and Chronic Disease Risk Factors, Belize
[Executive Summary]. There is some evidence that non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension are increasingly becoming major public health concerns in Belize, in particular as reflected in the country’s ...
Taxes on Sugar-sweetened Beverages as a Public Health Strategy: The Experience of Mexico
[Introduction].The purpose of the present work is to describe the procedure whereby a tax on sugar- sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods was implemented as a public health strategy in Mexico. This document is an ...
In-Depth Qualitative Analysis of Noncommunicable Diseases. Multisectoral Action Plans in the Caribbean
As the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) continues to have its negative impact on lives, livelihoods, and economies across the globe, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas ...