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05/17/2018 - World Hypertension Day
May 17, 2018 - World Hypertension Day.  http://ish-world.com/public/world-hypertension-day.htm…
05/21-26/2018 - 71st World Health Assembly
May 21-26, 2018 - 71th World Health Assembly.  http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/governance/wha/en/…
05/31/2018 - World No Tobacco Day
May 31, 2018 – World No Tobacco Day.&n ttp://www.who.int/tobacco/wntd/en/…

Infartos bajan casi 8% al año tras implementación de Ley de Tabaco
Expertos de la U. de Chile y el MIT publicaron estudio que revela reducción de casos desde 2013. Prohibición de fumar en espacios cerrados fue clave según investigac [ ... ]

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Tobacco Companies Marketing Flavored Cigarettes to Appeal to Children in LAC
Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - Jun. 15 2017

Multinational tobacco companies are marketing a new generation of highly fl [ ... ]

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WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017
Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies

The "WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2017 tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and interventions to combat it. The report focuses o [ ... ]

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'Civil Society Led Tobacco Control Advocacy in the Caribbean - The experiences of the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC)


The Health Caribbean Coalition is honoured to release this seminal report on 'Civil Society Led Tobacco Control Advocacy [ ... ]

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Civil society organizations from countries of the Americas are asking heads of state attending April's Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru to prevent and control Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) now.  NCDs include heart diseases and stroke, can [ ... ]

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¿Por qué es importante un etiquetado frontal de alimentos y bebidas industrializados (ABI)?
El etiquetado frontal nutrimental es un sistema prometedor para influir en las opciones de alimentos industrializados hacia alternativas más sanas para me [ ... ]

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Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and physical education in adolescents from Latin America and the Caribbean: results from 26 countries
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries, have been historically under-represented due to the lack of [ ... ]

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Foro de Enfermedades no Transmisibles

MONTEVIDEO (Uypress) - El pasado jueves 5 de octubre, tuvo lugar en el Palacio Legislativo el "Foro sobre enfermedades no transmisibles:(ENT) : Políticas de Estado para un grave problema para la salud y el de [ ... ]

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Obesity and its consequences spreading rapidly around the world.
Clogged arteries and sedentary lifestyles have replaced germs as the world's leading killers. Read more in this article by By JIM LANDERS, The Dallas Morning News,Washington Burea [ ... ]

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PAHO/WHO urges more attention to blood pressure control
In Latin America and the Caribbean, only 1 in 5 people with hypertension manage to keep their blood pressure below 140/90

Washington, D.C., 14 May 2015 (PAHO/WHO) — On World Hypertension Day, Ma [ ... ]

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Declaration of Support for the PAHO/WHO Plan of Action for the Prevention of Obesity in Children and Adolescents - 53rd PAHO Directing Council, September 29 – October 3, 2014

The 53rd PAHO Directing Council will convene next week on September 29  [ ... ]

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World Health Day - April 7, 2015
From farm to plate, make food safe

New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods, and the need for coordinated, cross-border action across the entire food suppl [ ... ]

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8th CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE ON EMERGENCY CARDIAC CARE - June 11, 2016
The Heart Foundation of Jamaica, in association with the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the American Heart Association, are pleased to present the 8th Caribbean Conferenc on Emer [ ... ]

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Argentina:  National Law 27159 Supports CPR and Public Access Defibrillation Buenos Aires, Argentina - On July 24, 2015 both chambers of the Argentine Parliament passed the National Law 27159 on "Sudden Death - Integral Prevention System" which [ ... ]

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Día Mundial del Corazón 2014 en México
Destacada Participación de la FIC México en el Primer Cardiotón
Al cumplir su vigesimoquinto aniversario, el Día Mundial del Corazón registró este fin de semana en la Ciudad de México una multitudinaria  [ ... ]

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IAHF Position on Training and Public Access Defibrillation in Latin America Experts in Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) from Latin America developed this statement to argue for the need to train the population in Cardiopulmonary mentalhealthdrugs [ ... ]

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