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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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Número especial en periódico internacional sobre leptospirosis en la interface animal-humano-ecosistema

Por la relevancia de la leptospirosis en el mundo actual tanto en salud humana como animal fue organizado por el International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) un número especial en este tema, buscando dar una visión integrada de esta enfermedad, la cual es transmitida por contacto directo con la orina de animales infectados o con un ambiente contaminado por la orina. Esta zoonosis de potencial epidémico, ocurre principalmente después de fuertes lluvias. 

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