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PAHO Director welcomes regulation of food industry to curb obesity

Food labeling

Countries in the Americas—which have the highest obesity rates in the world—are fighting the obesity epidemic with new, stricter regulations on food labeling, promotion and advertising.

In Puerto Rico, PAHO/WHO supports new care model for chronic diseases

Combatiendo las enfermedades crónicas en Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Department of Health will carry out a demonstration project to improve control or chronic diseases in seven municipalities in the island’s northeast, with support from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

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