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Non-communicable Diseases

PAHO information resources on Non-communicable Diseases address the estimate that close to 60% of mortality and 45% of morbidity are attributable to diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular and chronic lung diseases. This collection covers the topic from its risk factors such as stress and drug use, to the regional trends, data and recommendations.

All Topics on: Non-communicable Diseases

Sub-Topics: Cancer - Cardiovascular Diseases - Diabetes - Hypertension

Selected Abstracts from the Pan American Journal of Public Health

Selected Publications on Non-communicable Diseases
Health in the Americas, 2002 Edition
Health in the Americas, 2002 edition, is the Pan American Health Organization flagship publication analyzing the health situation and trends in the Region of the Americas. In this 2002 edition, the analysis of Health in the Americas is oriented toward documenting inequalities in health. In order to best show the analysis at both the Regional and country levels, this edition, as were previous ones, is presented in two volumes. ( PAHO, 2002) 
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Impact of the Disasters on the Public Health (only in Spanish)
It is a very well documented book that provides excellent information on the causes, history, frequency, duration and consequences of the largest and most frequently occurring disasters in the world. It is a book that will be very useful in the library of anyone involved in the area of disasters.  
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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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