Archives for ‘Sustainable Development’

Action on social determinants of health is essential to tackle noncommunicable diseases

Kumanan Rasanathan & Rüdiger Krech Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights, World Health Organization, Geneva , Switzerland. Bulletin of the World Health Organization October 2011 Available online at: http://bit.ly/nIxOak...

Intersectorial Plan for obesity prevention and control: Promoting healthy lifestyles and healthy eating for Brazilian people

Obesity is a multifactor disease and its determination is associated to biological,historical, ecological, economical, social, cultural and political aspects. Its impact is directly observed on the health sector, burdening the Health System....

Segregated Spaces, Risky Places: The Effects of Racial Segregation on Health Inequalities

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies –September 2011 Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/nFtQo9 “……..Place matters for health. Research by the Joint Center and others has consistently shown that neighborhood...

Governance for health in the 21st century

a study conducted for the WHO Regional Office for Europe WHO regional Office for Europe – August 2011 Available online at: http://bit.ly/r25XXA “………Mind-sets on how we view and address health and its determinants have...

Global Atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control

CVDs Joint Publication of the World Health Organization the World Heart Federation Organization editors: Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska and Bo Norrving Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/mUce0M Lives Cut Short: New Report Reveals...

UN Summit discusses ways to curb death toll from Non-Communicable Diseases

UN Press Release New York, Sep. 19, 2011 2:05PMWebsite: http://bit.ly/pzFUWF “……..The United Nations heard calls today for an all-out attack on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer and diabetes with a summit meeting devoted...

WHO Noncommunicable diseases country profiles 2011

WHO September 16, 2011 Report available online at: http://bit.ly/nG9Hu8 List of Country profiles: http://bit.ly/pZYmOL A new WHO report Noncommunicable diseases country profiles 2011 features information about noncommunicable diseases...

Building a Healthier World by Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases

Mirta Roses – Director Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO "......Surely no disease group is as vast and complex in scope as the noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Incorporating social determinants ranging from population growth, aging,...

Priorities for cardiovascular health in the Americas

Priorities for cardiovascular health in the Americas Key Messages for Policy Makers Pan American Health Organization Regional office of the World Health Organization PAHO/WHO Editors: Pedro Ordúñez García and Carlos Campillo Artero -...

Risks and Uses of the Green Economy Concept in the Context of Sustainable Development, Poverty and Equity

Documuent online at: http://bit.ly/pLWoQR The “green economy” has become a topic of growing discussion in light of the environmental crisis. It has also become a rather controversial term, perhaps because it has become the subject of a...