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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas
The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to promote the Regional Strategy on an Integrated Approach to the Prevention and Control of Chronic Diseases Including Diet, Physical Activity, and Health; to share developments on all aspects of the strategy and its four lines of action as well as news on program implementation. (17/Jun/2009)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 3, No. 4, April 2009
In this issue, with the spotlight on cancer: HPV Vaccine: Intervention in Adolescents; IARC Study on HPV Testing in Low-Resource Settings; WHO Position Paper on HPV Vaccines Just Released; WHO/PAHO Cryotherapy Guidelines; Call for Abstracts: International Cancer Control Congress; News Roundup. (30/Apr/2009)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 3, No. 3, March 2009
In this issue: Partners’ Forum; Suriname: Activities to Fight CNCDs; First Lady of Honduras Speaks out against Obesity; International Cancer Control Congress; More on Salt; PAHEF Grants; News Roundup. Note: Due to problems in generating the News Roundup links in PDF files, we are switching to MS Word for this and future issues.) (31/Mar/2009)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 3, No. 2, February 2009
In this issue: 2008 Review, 2009 Priorities; Central America, Dominican Republic Take up the CNCD Gauntlet; 24th RESSCAD Tackles Chronic Disease; CNCDs on the Health Agenda; World Cancer Day 2009; Salt Meeting Documentation Online; News Roundup.(28/Feb/2009)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2009
In this issue: Cancer: Highlights for 2008, Priorities for 2009; Experts Say Lowering Salt Consumption Should be a Top Public Health Priority; Healthy Caribbean: Bridgetown Declaration; Translation of WHO STEPS Stroke Surveillance Manual; New WHO Website on Marketing Foods and Beverages to Children; PAHEF Project Provides Evidence That Alcohol Control Reduces Violence against Women; Global School Health Survey; News Roundup. (31/Jan/2009)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 11, November 2008
This issue cover World Diabetes Day 2008: PAHO Urges Fight Against Obesity and Malnutrition in the Americas; Basic Facts on Diabetes; Ten Misconceptions on Diabetes; Chile Inaugurates Cancer Week; and News Roundup. (30/Nov/2008)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 9, September 2008
In this issue: World Cancer Congress 2008; PAHO Featured at the World Cancer Congress; PAHO Unites Cancer Control Stakeholders from LAC during World Cancer Congress; World Cancer Declaration Sets Ambitious Targets for 2020; Central America and the Dominican Republic Define a Subregional Plan for Cancer Prevention and Control; WHO to Establish Chronic Disease Research Priorities; Argentina: Community Promoters Project Report; Mexico: Social Marketing Course; Trinidad and Tobago Appoints a CNCD Technical Advisory Committee.(1/Oct/2008)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 8, August 2008
This month's coverage: Spotlight on Trans Fat Free Americas: Declaration of Rio de Janeiro and Caribbean Update: Trinidad & Tobago Physical Activity Workshop; Trinidad & Tobago Consultation on Caribbean Private Sector Response to Chronic Diseases; Dominica NCD Summit; Jamaican Tobacco Project Invited to India; Jamaica Hosts Caribbean Expert Consultation on CVDs & Diabetes; Barbados National CNCD Commission; Guatemala: Certification of First Round of Cardiovascular Health Promoters; PanAmSteps Surveillance Instrument Updated; Report on Cancer Stakeholders Meeting. (28/Aug/2008)
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Informativos: Prevenção e controle doenças crônicas
Estas notícias sempre atualizadas informan sobre atividades relacionadas com a prevenção e controle das doenças crônicas não-transmissíveis, tanto internacionais e regionais como no Brasil.(12/Jun/2008)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 4, April 2008
In this issue: The CARMEN Coat: Exemplifying Integrated Prevention and Control of Chronic Diseases and Risk Factors; International Summit on Nutrition and Health; Stopping the Rising Tide of Chronic Diseases: Everybody’s Epidemic; New Evidence from Peru’s Cervical Cancer Demonstration Project; New Diabetes Guide for Latin America.(30/Apr/2008)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 2, February 2008
In this issue: Editor’s Note: Chronic Disease, The Case for Urgent Global Action; Stopping the Epidemic of Chronic Disease, Focus on Advocacy and Policy; An End to Cervical Cancer—The Time Is Now!, Subregional Cancer Plan for Central America and the Dominican Republic, PanAm STEPS Country Update, 3-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, New Improved CARMEN Website, 2008 PAHEF Grants Program, Letters to the Editor. (5/Mar/2008)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2008
This issue focuses on: Greetings from the Editor; Special Feature: Cancer(Celebrate World Cancer Day: 4 February 2008; 10 Key Findings and Recommendations for Effective Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment Programs; New Global Cervical Cancer Advocacy Coalition; Follow-Up on New Cancer Center in Argentina; Cervical Cancer Resources for Public Health Professionals); Findings from Diabetes Project in Mexico; Physical Activity and Public Health Course in Guatemala; Visit to PAHO-NHLBI Project in Mixco, Guatemala.(31/Jan/2008)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 12, December 2007
This issue focuses on the following: Greetings from the Editor; CARMEN Biennial Meeting Report; 2nd International Cancer Control Congress Report; Mexico: Meeting of Americas’ Network for Chronic Disease Surveillance; PepsiCo Director Serves on PAHEF Board. (31/Dec/2007)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 11, November 2007
This issue focuses on: Biennial Meeting of the CARMEN Network, Celebration of World Diabetes Day, CARMEN Policy Observatory Workshop in Barbados, Comprehensive Website Outlines PAHO CNCD Strategy and Directions, Two Articles on Tobacco Regulatory and Litigation Strategies by Lawrence O. Gostin.(30/Nov/2007)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 10, October 2007
This issue covers the following: Don Francisco’s Obesity Program Tops Ratings; Central American Ministers of Health Resolve to Prevent and Control Cancer; Argentina: New Cancer Treatment Center; Capacity-Building Workshop with Focal Points; Workshop in Barbados for Eastern Caribbean Policy-Makers; PAHO to Translate CARICOM Declaration of Port-of Spain to Stop the CNCD Epidemic; Biennial CARMEN Meeting in the Bahamas; 2nd International Cancer Control Congress in Rio; New CNCD Advocacy Toolkit from WHO; Cervical Cancer Practice Guide Now Available in Spanish and French (31/Oct/2007)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 9, September 2007
This issue provides extended coverage of the CARICOM Summit in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (background chronology, Declaration of Port-of-Spain, article on Prime Minister Golding of Jamaica), the new National Cancer Control Program in Nicaragua, two diabetes meetings in El Paso, Texas, and two new PAHO books, one a survey on CNCDs in Guatemala and the other on diabetes education in Cuba.(18/Sep/2007)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 8, August 2007
This issue contains articles on the following: Breast Cancer Guidelines Now Available in Spanish; Policy Recommendations on Tobacco Control for CARICOM Countries; USA: New Guidelines for Physical Activity; Trinidad and Tobago NCD Programs; Follow-up on Nicaragua Meetings; Upcoming CARICOM Summit on CNCDs; and Call for Abstracts, Biennial CARMEN Meeting. (30/Aug/2007)
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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 2007
This issue contains news on the following: Regional Strategy Approved; Campaign Against Obesity Takes Shape; Partnership and Resource Mobilization; Promoting Cardiovascular Health; CARMEN Policy Observatory Meeting; Mexico & Central America Implementing Regional Strategy; Central American Diabetes Initiative; STEPS Implementation Underway; TATI Report Published; Chronic Disease in Times of Disaster. (31/Jan/2007)
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Criteria for Submission and Standard Operational Procedures (For the Monthly Newsletter Chronic Disease Prevention and Control in the Americas)
This page provides information on how to submit contributions to the newsletter as well as its background, purpose, scope, and to whom to send them.(30/Jan/2007)
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A community-based breast cancer screening program for medically underserved women: its effect on disease stage at diagnosis and on hazard of death
This article was published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 15 (3), March 31, 2004, pp. 160-167. This page offers the abstract, citations, and full text.(31/Mar/2004)
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