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Policy Forum on Active Cities: Transforming Communities for Smart Growth and Health

Policy Forum on  Active Cities: Transforming Communities for Smart Growth and Health

On September, 21, 2012, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the World Bank, held policy forum entitled, a Active Cities: Transforming Communities for Smart Growth and Health. The event featured Dr. Richard Visser, Minister of Health of Aruba, Dr. Miguel Malo, Vice Minister of Health from Ecuador, Jorge Munoz Wells, Mayor of Miraflores in Lima, Peru, and other urban planning, development and health experts who shared best practices and discussed opportunities for multi-sectoral action to address physical inactivity, a leading risk factor for many noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

Last Updated on Friday, 28 September 2012 20:20
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“Almuerzo saludable” marca nuevo lanzamiento de Semana de Bienestar y cierre de la Conferencia Sanitaria Panamericana (In Spanish)

“Almuerzo saludable” marca nuevo lanzamiento de Semana de Bienestar y cierre de la Conferencia Sanitaria Panamericana (In Spanish)

Con un “almuerzo saludable” culminaron su labor las delegaciones de los países de las Américas que participaron esta semana en la 28ª Conferencia Sanitaria Internacional de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS). De esta manera, se unieron a la celebración de la Semana del Bienestar.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:38
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