Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health
As the directing and coordinating authority on international health in the Region of the Americas, PAHO takes the lead within the Inter-American System in the Region’s health sector response to cardiovascular diseases. The Cardiovascular Diseases Program provides evidence-based, technical support to the countries of the Americas to help them prevent, manage, and monitor to ensure a comprehensive and sustainable response to cardiovascular diseases.
See below for more information about PAHO activities in the area of cardiovascular diseases.
Provides more information on the Pan American Cardiovascular Initiative, a PAHO-NHBLI collaboration, and its activities in our Region. To read more about the project, please click here.
POPULATION-WIDE PREVENTION AND CONTROL APPROACHES
Provides information of current and past successful PAHO initiatives for the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases:
INDIVIDUAL LEVEL PREVENTION AND CONTROL APPROACHES
Provides information to prevent and control cardiovascular diseases and its risk factors at the individual level.