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PAHO information resources on Health Promotion strive to fulfill humanity's long-standing desire of developing and implementing practices that can provide the general population with the means for maintaining and improving health. This collection contains general principles, theoretical bases, and relevant and successful examples of health promotion.

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Sub-Topics: - Healthy Settings - Mental Health

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Selected Publications on Health Promotion
Youth: Choices and Change
Presents the first-ever systematic collection and reporting of the application of behavioral change theories and models specifically to adolescents. Breaks new ground in explaining why some health promotion interventions aimed at positive adolescent behavior change produce the desired results, while others fai. (Scientific Publication, 2005© PAHO, 2005) 
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The Value of Health: A History of the Pan American Health Organization
Marcos Cueto, a widely published medical historian, presents an appealing and well-documented narrative that describes the origins of public health and the creation of PAHO and culminates with the Organizationís response to globalization and its commitment to the Millennium Development Goals.  
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Human Rights and Health

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2009 PAHO Publications Catalog

2009 PAHO Publicaciones Catalog
The Pan American Health Organization is proud to announce the availability of the Publications Catalog 2009 in electronic format.

Children First

A Success Story of Collaboration between Pediatric Hospitals in Mexico and Canada.
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