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Preventing cervical cancer in Argentina Argentina Ministry of Health In Argentina, the WHO-recommended human…
Technical Document: Salt Smart AmericasIn this year dedicated to the fight against the major public health issue,…
Salt is the leading risk factor for hypertension, which affects nearly one in three people in the Americas Washington, D.C., 17 May 2013—At least 30% of people in the Americas suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure, for which excessive dietary salt is the main risk factor. For 1 of 3 people who have hypertension, cutting sodium intake…
Washington, D.C., April 8 2013 (PAHO/WHO)—Countries in the Americas can save money and improve their access to medicines for hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer through the Revolving Fund for Strategic Public Health Supplies of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), known as the PAHO…