Creating healthier food environments to combat noncommunicable disease in the Caribbean
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Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is committed to supporting the development of evidence, innovation, and policies to build healthier food systems, enable healthy and sustainable diets, and prevent noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). The need and opportunity to do so has been great in the small island nations and communities of the Caribbean where political commitment and leadership have enabled both local action and influence of high-level, global dialogue to address the NCD epidemic. [...]
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Hallen G and Leung Z. Creating healthier food environments to combat noncommunicable disease in the Caribbean. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2018;42:e110. https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2018.110
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