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Impact of Chronic Diseases in the AmericasThis fact sheet was distributed by PAHO when the Organization was invited to participate in a high-level panel briefing convened by the US Congressional Global Health Caucus and Medtronic on "Chronic Disease in Emerging Countries" at Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, on 13 July 2009. The purpose of the event was to call attention to the growing and devastating impact, both social and economic, of such diseases. Data was updated in November 2009.
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2009 10:08

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