|Nutrition and an Active Life: From Knowledge to Action|
Nutrition and an Active Life: From Knowledge to Action
This publication, written by leading international public health professionals, highlights 13 case studies on a variety of topics including control of vitamin A deficiency, folic acid fortification of bread, control of iodine deficiency disorders, and the contribution of research to infant breast-feeding policies, as well as successful community projects to promote increased physical activity and the role of urban planning and public transportation in reducing the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles, among other important topics. (© PAHO, 2005)
Reducing the burden of viral hepatitis will require a strong commitment on the part of countries and partner organizations and an integrated approach to the disease, said international experts meeting at a special May 20 event on Viral hepatitis: facing the challenge of the 21st century. The event was held in parallel to this week's World Health Assembly, on 20-28 May, in Geneva.
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) called on the countries of the Americas to redouble their efforts in the fight against viral hepatitis, a disease about which...
PAHO/WHO Warns of Growing Health Toll of Hepatitis (07/27/2011)
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization