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Health Surveillance and Disease Management / Noncommunicable Diseases / Diabetes

VIIIth CAMDI Workshop: Diabetes Surveillance and Control in Central America

(Panama City, 28–29 November 2006)


(3 pp, 78 Kb)

(PowerPoint or PDF, up to 5422 Kb, titles translated for user orientation)

- CAMDI Progress Report
(in Spanish)
- Proposal to Improve Diabetes Care in Central America (in Spanish)
- CAMDI-QUALIDIAB: Quality of Diabetes Care in Central America: Preliminary Analysis
- CDC: Survey Weights: An Example from Honduras
- Overview of Central American STEPS (in Spanish)
- From Survey to Surveillance

From the Countries
- Belize Diabetes, Hypertension & Risk-Factors Survey
- Costa Rica: CAMDI Costa Rica (in Spanish)
- Guatemala: I   II   III (in Spanish)
- Honduras: Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus, Arterial Hypertension, and Associated Factors: Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 2003–2004 (in Spanish)
- Mexico-USA (border):Diabetes Prevention & Control Project on the Mexican-US Border (in Spanish)
- Mexico (Veracruz): VIDA Proyect (in Spanish)
- Nicaragua: Multinational Survey on Diabetes, Hypertension, and Their Risk Factors: Managua, Nicaragua 2003 (in Spanish)

PAHO Links
About DOTA   |   VIDA Project  |
Pan American STEPS   |   PAHO Diabetes Page

General Objectives

  • Evaluate progress and results of activities related to the multinational survey on diabetes, hypertension, and risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (CAMDI-1).
  • Discuss the details of the multinational analysis and publication of the results.
  • Review plans for the intervention (CAMDI-2).
  • Begin planning the extension of the surveillance project (CAMDI-3).

Specific Objectives

  • Present activities developed and in progress in each country and preliminary results.
  • Continue with the elaboration of the data analysis.
  • Continue the development of articles and monographs using the survey results.
  • Discuss proposals and coordinate strategies for implementing the intervention to improve quality of care.
  • Develop the plan to expand risk-factor surveillance (CAMDI-3).

Coordinator: Dr. Alberto Barceló, PAHO Regional Advisor on Diabetes.

Participants: National coordinators and PAHO focal points from each country, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panamá.