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Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas

Meetings and Events of the CARMEN Network: List and Access

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Surveillance

Featured Surveillance Items

PanAmerican STEPS, the PAHO/WHO Stepwise Approach to Chronic Noncommunicable Disease Risk-Factor Surveillance
The PAHO/WHO Stepwise Approach to Risk-Factor (RF) Surveillance (PanAmerican STEPS, or PanAm STEPS) is a simple, standardized method for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating RF data in Member Countries. This page describes the method and offers the main instrument, the question-by-question guide, and the official WHO manual.
panam-steps.htm

Capacity-Building in Prevention and Control of Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases: NCD Focal Points Meeting (Panama City, Panama, 1012 October 2007)
This page provides complete orientation on what PAHO is currently doing in the area of chronic noncommunicable disease prevention and control: While the Noncommunicable Disease Unit plays a main role role in implementing the Regional Strategy on diet, physical activity, and health, it is a shared responsibility among all staff working in chronic disease prevention and control across several PAHO Units and Areas, Country Offices, and Centers. This meeting provided an opportunity for professional briefing, updating, and agreement for all involved personnel throughout the Organization. This page provides all meeting materials and presentations and gives a thorough overview of the current situation, strategic direction, and planned activities.
pan-mtg-2007.htm

Survey of Diabetes, Hypertension and Chronic Disease Risk Factors: Villa Nueva, Guatemala 2007
The objectives of this survey were to determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and hypertension in people 20 years of age and older in a sample taken from the Municipality of Villa Nueva, Department of Guatemala; determine the prevalence of factors considered of risk for diabetes and hypertension; and determine the relationship between the prevalence of these diseases and certain demographic, environmental, social, cultural, and economic factors. This page contains a summary with findings as well as access to the full text.
guatemala-survey.htm guatemalasurvey.pdf

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Situation Reports

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The Cost of Diabetes in Latin America and the Caribbean

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The World Health Report 2002: Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Life

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Non-Communicable Diseases: Diabetes Mellitus

Country Profiles

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Survey of Diabetes, Hypertension and Chronic Disease Risk Factors: Villa Nueva, Guatemala 2007

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Final Report: Institutional Response to Diabetes and Its Complications (IRDC): An Evaluation of the Quality of Diabetes Care

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CARMEN: Country Profiles

Incidence/Mortality/Case Fatality

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Prevalence of Diabetes among Older Adults in Seven Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC): The Health Wellbeing and Ageing (SABE) Project

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Calculation for Age-Standardized Mortality Rate (ASMR) by Gender for Selected Countries in Latin America & the Caribbean (1996-1999, per 100,000 pop., by gender)

Risk Factors/Behaviors

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The World Health Report 2002: Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Life

Guidelines and Manuals

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PanAmerican STEPS, the PAHO/WHO Stepwise Approach to Chronic Noncommunicable Disease Risk-Factor Surveillance

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Managing Diabetes in Primary Care in the Caribbean

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Implementation Manual for Collaborative Projects to Improve the Quality of Care for People with Chronic Diseases

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Stop the Global Epidemic of Chronic Disease: A Practical Guide to Successful Advocacy

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Laboratories

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Quality Control

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

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Implementation Manual for Collaborative Projects to Improve the Quality of Care for People with Chronic Diseases

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Final Report: Institutional Response to Diabetes and Its Complications (IRDC): An Evaluation of the Quality of Diabetes Care

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The DOTA Workshop on Quality of Diabetes Care (Ocho Rios, Jamaica, 11-12 March 2002)

Quality Assurance

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

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Implementation Manual for Collaborative Projects to Improve the Quality of Care for People with Chronic Diseases

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The DOTA Workshop on Quality of Diabetes Care (Ocho Rios, Jamaica, 11-12 March 2002)

Health Profiles and Data

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Regional Core Health Data System - Indicators Glossary

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Calculation for Age-Standardized Mortality Rate (ASMR) by Gender for Selected Countries in Latin America & the Caribbean (1996-1999, per 100,000 pop., by gender)

Product Types and/or Keywords:
Product Types (register under only one):
Situation Reports, Country Profiles, Forms, Guidelines and Manuals, Health Profiles and Data, Statistical Databases, Other Databases
Keywords (no limit, or key in Product type/s in keyword field for cross-referencing): Surveillance features DIABETES, Annual status reports, Incidence/Mortality/Fatality, Epidemic alert and response, Incidence and disease registries, Outbreaks, Resistance surveillance, Laboratories, Epidemiological surveillance systems, Geographic information systems, Maps, Groups affected, Risk factors/behaviors, Quality control, Quality assurance, Monitoring and Evaluation

DOTA

Declaration of the Americas

- DOTA website
- DOTA Listserv sign-up
- DOTA brochure
 

Diabetes Atlas
Atlas

 

Subregional Initiatives

- Caribbean
- Central America
- Mexico
 
CARMEN

Integrated NCD Prevention:
CARMEN Network

 
Chronic Disease Newsletter

Newsletter: Chronic Disease Prevention & Control in the Americas

 

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