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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 12, December 2008
This issue covers: Season’s Greetings! Two Christmases Ago; Argentina Publishes Report on Improving Its Cervical Cancer Program; El Salvador: AMNET Workshop on CNCD Policy Analysis & Decision-Making; New PAHO Book Reveals Ties between Excessive Consumption of Alcohol and Domestic Violence; New Online Master’s Degree Program in Advanced Oncology; News Roundup; Erratum. (24/Dec/2008)
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Neglected Diseases of Neglected Populations: Thinking to Reshape the Determinants of Health in Latin America and the Caribbean
The objective of this paper is to identify new opportunities to address neglected diseases, improve community health and promote sustainable development in neglected populations by highlighting examples of key risk and protective factors for neglected diseases which can be managed and implemented through multi-disease-based, integrated, inter-programmatic, and/or inter-sectoral approaches. It was published in BMC Public Health and was written by the Chief of the PAHO Communicable Disease Unit and the PAHO Regional Advisor on Parasitic and Neglected Diseases. (11/Nov/2005)
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Periodic Bulletin 7: Gender-based violence
This is the seventh issue of the gender-based violence electronic bulletin.(30/Sep/2005)
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Perspectives in Health - Volume 10, Number 1, 2005
Magazine published by the Pan American Health Organization. This edition features the following articles: Disaster Myths That Just Won't Die - Real Men Are Responsible - Little Havana's "Dr. Joe" - The Problem with Drinking - A Special Relationship(7/Mar/2005)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 22—1 July 2004
This issue offers updated information on the confirmed outbreak of Bolivian Hemorrhagic Fever (BHF) in the Department of Beni, Itenez Province, Bolivia; and on the Typhoid Fever epidemic in Ca Pierre, Haiti.(1/Jul/2004)
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Disasters: Preparedness and Mitigation in the Americas-April 2004, No. 95
In this issue, an analysis is made of past failures of international interventions in Haiti. The recent crisis in that country makes is necessary for the international community to make a concerted effort, so that whatever help that reaches the country this time is not wasted.(21/May/2004)
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