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Nutrition and an Active Life: From Knowledge to Action
This publication, written by leading international public health professionals, highlights 13 case studies on a variety of topics including control of vitamin A deficiency, folic acid fortification of bread, control of iodine deficiency disorders, and the contribution of research to infant breast-feeding policies, as well as successful community projects to promote increased physical activity and the role of urban planning and public transportation in reducing the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles, among other important topics. (© PAHO, 2005)  
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Save the Date: Changing the Face of Chagas Disease: Scaling Up Diagnosis, Treatment and R&D for People Living with Chagas Disease in the Americas

 Join us on the evening of November 3, 2014 for a panel discussion and reception on radically scaling up diagnosis, treatment and research and development (R&D) for people living with Chagas disease, the leading parasitic killer of the Americas.  More information. 

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