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Violence Against Women: The Health Sector Responds

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Order code: OP 12
ISBN: 92 75 12292 X
Year Published: 2003
Pages: 114

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Alimentos, nutrición, actividad física y la prevención del cáncer: una perspectiva mundial

icon Alimentos, nutrición y la prevención del cancer: una perspectiva mundial (13.44 MB)

Order code: MISC 07
ISBN: 978 92 7 532865 1
Year Published: 2007

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Obesity and Poverty: A New Public Health Challenge

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Order code: SP-E 576
ISBN: 92 75 11576 1
Year Published: 2000
Pages: 124
Author: Manuel Peña and Jorge Bacallao

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Natural Disasters. Protecting the Public's Health

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Order code: SP 575
ISBN: 92 75 11575 3
Year Published: 2000
Pages: 130

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Youth: Choices and Change

icon Youth: Choices and Change (23.78 MB)

Order code: SP-E 594
ISBN: 92 75 11594 X
Year Published: 2005
Pages: 392
Author: Pan American Health Organization

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This document summarizes the lessons learned during the first three years of implementation of the Strategy and Plan of Action for EMTCT of HIV and syphilis and the current technical guidance, and provides practical guidance for countries to implement the Regional EMTCT Strategy .

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Esta publicación brinda lineamientos concretos a los países para la implementación de las diversas medidas recomendadas para la prevención y control de infecciones por el M. tuberculosis, tanto a nivel nacional, sub-nacional, local (hospitales, centros de salud) y cárceles, así como en los hogares.

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PAHO’s Regional Program on Bioethics has published the Spanish version of Casebook on Ethical Issues in International Health Research (edited by R. Cash, D. Wikler, A. Saxena and A. Capron). This research ethics training tool was initially published in English by WHO and is available in Spanish here. PAHO, in cooperation with the Latin American Forum of Health Research Ethics Committees (FLACEIS) will soon launch a series of webinars (in Spanish) to discuss the cases in the book.
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This integrated strategy specifies surveillance and monitoring and evaluation systems in place at the country level—all of which allow for measuring  progress made towards elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Congenital Syphilis in the Region.

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This book is primarily concerned with one aspect of the problems that accompany drinking: alcohol as a cause of injury. The burden of alcohol-related injury includes unintended harms (such as those resulting from the lack of physical and mental coordination that occurs after drinking) as well as intentional harms (such as those resulting from violent behavior caused by the effects of alcohol on judgment and mood).

 

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This document summarizes the lessons learned during the first three years of implementation of the Strategy and Plan of Action for EMTCT of HIV and syphilis and the current technical guidance, and provides practical guidance for countries to implement the Regional EMTCT Strategy .

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