Mobilizing for Dietary Salt Reduction Policies and Strategies in the Americas: Expert & Country Consultation (Miami, Florida, 13–14 January 2009)
The purpose of this meeting was to document the policies and initiatives in the Americas Region aimed at reducing dietary salt to prevent and control chronic noncommunicable diseases (CNCDs), feature relevant country and regional experiences, and reach a consensus on initiatives that can advance dietary salt reduction in the Americas and identify next steps for each. This page provides all conference and background documentation, including the conclusions and recommendations, executive summary, agenda, and related links.(16/Jan/2009)
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AMNET Workshop: Health Analysis and Decision-Making, with Special Emphasis on Chronic Noncommunicable Disease (San Salvador, El Salvador, 12–15 November 2008)
This mini-workshop--a joint activity of the CARMEN Policy and the CARMEN School, held at America's Network for Chronic Disease Surveillance (AMNET)--was an introduction to the issue of public policies and decision-making with emphasis on health, within the context of surveillance, prevention, control of chronic noncommunicable diseases (CNCDs). This page offers a summary in English and access to conference documentation in Spanish (plus a link to an earlier such course with documentation in English).
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Fifth Regional Meeting on TB/HIV Collaborative Activities (San José, Costa Rica, 6-7 November 2008)
The objectives of this meeting were to: (1) Confirm the progress made in implementing TB/HIV collaborative activities in the countries and share experiences; (2) Review the most recent advances in TB/HIV, with emphasis on the "three I's" (Intensified case-finding / ICF, Isoniazid Preventive Therapy / IPT, and Tuberculosis Infection Control / IC); and (3) Program TB/HIV implementation activities. This page contains a summary in English, all conference presentations in English and/or Spanish, and conference documentation and the final report in Spanish.
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