|2009 CARMEN Biennial Meeting|
Welcome to the meeting page for the 2009 CARMEN Biennial Meeting, Taking Stock of Progress and Advancing the Implementation of the Chronic Disease Regional Strategy within the CARMEN Network (26-29 October 2009, Lima, Peru)
CARMEN is an initiative of PAHO, its Member States, and partner organizations to improve the health of peoples in the Americas by preventing and controlling chronic diseases and their associated risk factors. This is achieved through the development, implementation, and evaluation of public policies, social mobilization, health promotion, surveillance and integrated disease management. The CARMEN network helps implement the Regional Strategy and Plan of Action for an Integrated Approach to the Prevention and Control of Chronic Diseases, including Diet and Physical Activity. Major meetings of the network take place every two years.
Click below for all conference documentation: objectives and expected results, agenda and list of participants, presentations, working group reports, and the final report.
Purpose: To take stock and review progress with the advancements, challenges and opportunities for implementing the Chronic Disease Regional Strategy, through the CARMEN network, as well as planning future collaborative activities.
Presentations (PowerPoint PDF, in language of title)
Day 1 (26 October 2009)
Day 2 (27 October 2009)
Day 3 (28 October 2009)
Day 4 (29 October 2009)
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization