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Brazil Launches a Web Portal to Fight NCDs

Wellness Week 2012 Brazil
Ministry of Health - Brazil
September 2012

"What is

The Strategic Plan of Action for the Fight Against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Brazil, 2011-2022, defines and prioritizes the necessary actions and investments to prepare the country to face the next ten years, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which include: stroke, heart attack, hypertension, cancer, diabetes, and chronic respiratory illnesses."

In the portal it is possible to see all of the activities that Brazil is having to face the CNCD (Plan of Surveillance to Face the CNCD, campaigns, events...) This portal was launched on August 29th, 2012.  

Link to Portal - Facing NCDs

Link to the interview with Dr. Deborah Malta, for the magazine RADIS



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