Suicide Mortality in the Americas: Regional Report
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[Introduction] The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recognizes that suicide is a significant public health problem and has stepped up its technical cooperation in this area. In its most recent Strategic Plan (2014-2017), it has made suicide one of the impact indicators to be evaluated in the Region. This report provides an overview of suicide mortality patterns in the Region of the Americas and its subregions. Country-level data are also presented. The distribution of suicide is analyzed by age, sex, and methods used, together with suicide trends over two decades (1990-2009).
Mortalidad por suicidio en las Américas: informe regional
Category of PAHO Strategic Plan 2014-2019
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