Healthy Latin American Coalition: meets at UN Summit in New York Sept 2011
CLAS members at UN Summit Sept 11

 Some members of CLAS find a moment to brief each other on the multitude of activities that took place during the UN Summit on NCDs in Sept 2011.  Since then, the World Health Organization has advanced in defining targets and indicators for monitoring noncommunicable diseases and an action plan.



Rio de Janeiro Letter on NCDs

This Letter signed in Nov 2012 aims to provide an outline of actions to reduce the prevalence of risk factors that contribute to high morbidity and mortality from cardio and cerebrovascular diseases and chronic diseases more generally. Signatories also  include the Interamerican Society of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology and World Heart Federation. Click below for complete document.

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Rio de Janeiro Letter on NCDs

This Letter signed in Nov 2012 aims to provide an outline of actions to reduce the prevalence of risk factors that contribute to high morbidity and mortality from cardio and cerebrovascular diseases and chronic diseases more generally. Signatories also  include the Interamerican Society of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology and World Heart Federation. Click below for complete document.

English    Portuguese