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Health promotion is defined as a process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants. The primary means of health promotion occur through developing healthy public policy that addresses the prerequisites of health such as income, housing, food security, employment, education, and quality working conditions. More recent work has used the term Health in All Policies to refer to the actions to incorporate health into all public policies. 

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 16:09

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PAHO/WHO honors 2014 ‘Malaria Champions of the Americas’

 On the 8th annual Malaria Day in the Americas, Nov. 6, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is honoring three projects - from the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Honduras - for their achievements in preventing and controlling malaria and advancing toward its elimination.


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