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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 ...
Design Manual for Health Services Facilities in the Caribbean with particular reference to Natural Harzards and Other Low-frequency Events
This document is addressed to those who commission, manage and monitor capital works projects in the health sector. It is also addressed to those who design such projects. It is important that the owners or custodians and ...
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 ...
Health Systems Profi le Barbados
[Executive Summary]. Barbados is an independent democratic country in the Caribbean with a mid-year population estimated at 275,000 in 2007 occupying 166 square miles; it is one of the most densely populated countries in ...
The U.S.-Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project
The goal of the U.S.-Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project is to reduce the impact of diabetes on the residents living along the U.S.-Mexico border, through a model of participation and shared leadership ...