Building alliances for improving newborn health in Latin America and the Caribbean

sep 16, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, August 2014 Miller-Petrie MK, Mazia G, Serpa M, Pooley B, Marshall M, Meléndez C, et al. Abstract The regional Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Neonatal Alliance and national neonatal alliances in Bolivia, El Salvador, and Peru were studied through in-depth interviews and a review of publications.

Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality

sep 15, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Bulletin of the World Health Organization, July 2014 Kuruvilla S, Schweitzer J, Bishai D, Chowdhury S et al. Abstract Reducing maternal and child mortality is a priority in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will likely remain so after 2015.

Revista Informativa OPS/OMS Ecuador

Revista Informativa OPS/OMS Ecuador

sep 11, 2014 | Un Comentario

Representación OPS/OMS Ecuador, Junio 2014 Contenidos La nueva situación epidemiológica de Ecuador Situación de las enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles en Ecuador Los factores causales y subyacentes de las enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles

Complementary Feeding: Critical Considerations to Optimize Growth, Nutrition, and Feeding Behavior

sep 8, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Current Pediatrics Reports, 2013 Young B.E., Krebs N.F. Abstract This review focuses on complementary feeding (CF) in westernized settings where primary health concerns are risk of obesity and micronutrient inadequacy.

Informe del Relator Especial sobre el derecho de toda persona al disfrute del más alto nivel posible de salud física y mental, Anand Grover

sep 5, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Los alimentos poco saludables, las enfermedades no transmisibles y el derecho a la salud Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas, Abril 2014 Resumen En el informe presentado al Consejo de Derechos Humanos de conformidad con su resolución 24/6, el Relator Especial sobre el derecho de toda persona al disfrute del más alto nivel posible de salud […]

Mexico attempts to tackle obesity: the process, results, push backs and future challenges

sep 2, 2014 | Un Comentario

Obesity Reviews, 2013 Barquera S, Campos I, Rivera JA Summary Mexico’s obesity prevalence is one of the world’s highest. In 2006, academics, and federal and state government agencies initiated efforts to design a national policy for obesity prevention.

Global Development Goals and Linkages to Health and Sustainability

Global Development Goals and Linkages to Health and Sustainability

ago 25, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Workshop Summary; Institute of Medicine, The National Academies Press; 2014 Erin Rusch, Rapporteur; Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice (BPH); Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Do We Produce Enough Fruits and Vegetables to Meet Global Health Need?

ago 14, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

PLoS One, August 2014 Siegel KR, Ali MK, Srinivasiah A, Nugent RA, Venkat Narayan KM Abstract Background Low fruit and vegetable (FV) intake is a leading risk factor for chronic disease globally, but much of the world’s population does not consume the recommended servings of FV daily.

Nuevo portal de la CEPAL sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional

Nuevo portal de la CEPAL sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional

ago 13, 2014 | 7 Comentarios

En este portal de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (SAN) encontrará conceptos, indicadores y estadísticas junto con documentos publicados por la División de Desarrollo Social de la CEPAL sobre esta materia, así como proyectos y actividades realizadas.

Agricultura familiar y circuitos cortos

ago 12, 2014 | 11 Comentarios

Nuevos esquemas de producción, comercialización y nutrición Memoria del seminario sobre circuitos cortos realizado el 2 y 3 de septiembre de 2013 Naciones Unidas, Mayo de 2014 Resumen Los circuitos de proximidad o circuitos cortos son una forma de comercio basada en la venta directa de productos frescos o de temporada sin intermediario —o reduciendo al […]

What risks do agricultural interventions entail for nutrition?

ago 11, 2014 | Un Comentario

Working Paper, UMR MOISA, February 2014 Dury S, Alpha A, Bichard A Abstract Agricultural development status impact individual nutrition through food, health and care practices.

Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate

Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate

ago 8, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2014 The report was released at the last Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ Global Food Security Symposium 2014 and it poses an important challenge to the US government.