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Cajanus Vol 42 No 4 - Nutrition in National Development

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Good nutrition of a population is central to national development
not only as a social good but also from an economic standpoint.
Coordinated sectoral actions are required to best address the
nutrition-related problems. This issue of Cajanus call attention to two important sectors – agriculture and education and concludes with a presentation of the priorities and strategic aproaches required to improve nutrition, health and national development.

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Cajanus Vol 42 No 3 2009 - Mental Health and Nutrition

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In issuing the Nassau Declaration in 2001, the Caribbean Heads Government pronounced that "the health of a region is the wealth of the region". This Declaration stood on three pillars: non- communicable diseases (NCDs), HIV/AIDS and Mental Health. Previous issues of Cajanus have elaborated on the critical role of nutrition in NCDs and AIDS. This issue draws attention to the little known, but essential, role of nutrition in mental health.

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Protocol for the Nutritional Management of Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension in the Caribbean

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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 Region. This commitment to encourage a healthy approach to eating has brought the recognition that, while a preventive approach to health care is key to maintaining health, proper management of diseases is an important aspect of the health care continuum.

Protocol for the Nutritional Management of Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension in the Caribbean PDF version of document

 

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