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Health in South America 2008: Situation Overview Focused on Priority Aspects of the South American Health Agenda
[Executive Summary]. This document presents an overview of the health situation in South America based on the latest available information. It considers the political, economic and social contexts and emphasizes social ...
Health in South America 2012 Edition: Health Situation, Policies and Systems Overview
[Executive Summary]. The issues presented in this health situation overview in South America include: the political, economic, demographic and social development context; the relevant social determinants of health; the ...
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 ...
Bylaws of the US-Mexico Border Health Association
Food systems and nutrition: the Brazilian experience of addressing all forms of malnutrition
[Foreword] The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) stresses the importance of ensuring the human right of all people to adequate and healthy food. It is within this on text that PAHO/WHO ...
Estimation of the Economic Impact of Road Traffic Injuries in Belize. Final Report
[Executive Summary]. Background: Road traffic injuries (RTI) have an important negative impact at all levels. RTI cause a high number of sick leave days and produce an elevated amount of healthy life years lost. All this ...
The U.S.–Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project: prevalence study of type 2 diabetes and its risk factors
This is a report of the results of the Diabetes Prevalence Study, Phase I, of the U.S.–Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project, a unique study that considered the border area of the United States and Mexico ...
Violence in the Media: An Observation of Media Content in Juarez and an Exploration of Perceptions of Media by Residents
[Introduction] The heightened state of violence in Cd. Juarez in recent years is of concern because of the implications it may have on the well-being and mental health of the people who reside there. The Pan American ...