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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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REGIONAL ACTIVITIES

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:

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention through Dietary Salt Reduction

 Trans Fat Free Americas Declaration

 Tobacco Prevention and Control

INDIVIDUAL LEVEL PREVENTION AND CONTROL APPROACHES

Provides information to prevent and control cardiovascular diseases and its risk factors at the individual level.

A high risk approach to the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases

 Management of cardiovascular diseases

Useful Links

Cardiosource
Cardiosource en español
CardioSmart
National Alliance for Hispanic Health

 

 

 

 

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