The effects of socioeconomic status and short stature on overweight, obesity and the risk of metabolic complications in adults

jul 22, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Colombia Médica, September 2013 Álvarez Castaño LS, Estrada Restrepo A, Gomez Rueda JD, Carreño Aguirre C, Mancilla López LP Abstract Objective To observe the relationship between socioeconomic status, height and nutritional problems related to obesity, overweight and risk of metabolic complications in men and women of Medellin (Colombia).

Cómo reducir las inequidades de salud actuando sobre sus determinantes sociales: el papel del sector salud en México

jul 16, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, Abril 2014 Martínez Valle A, Terrazas P, Álvarez F Resumen Objetivo: Analizar las vías de acción implementadas en México por el sector salud entre 2007 y 2012 para atender las inequidades en salud, incidiendo en sus determinantes sociales.

Prevalence and determinants of child undernutrition and stunting in semiarid region of Brazil

jul 14, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Revista de Saúde Pública, February 2014 Correia LL, Cavalcante e Silva A, Campos JS, Andrade FM, Machado MM, Lindsay AC, Leite AJ, Rocha HA, Cunha AJ. Abstract Objective To analyze the evolution in the prevalence and determinants of malnutrition in children in the semiarid region of Brazil.

Longitudinal influences of neighbourhood built and social environment on children’s weight status

jul 11, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Oct 2013 Gose M, Plachta-Danielzik S, Willié B, Johannsen M, Landsberg B, Müller MJ.

Planning and costing for the acceleration of actions for nutrition

jul 4, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Experiences of countries in the Movement for Scaling Up Nutrition Scaling Up Nutrition, May 2014 Summary Points National plans for scaling-up nutrition generally include (a) improvements in people’s access to nutrition specific interventions, (b) the adoption of nutrition-sensitive strategies in related sectors, as well as (c) a number of explicit functions to enable the stewardship […]

Partners’ Forum 2014

Partners’ Forum 2014

jul 1, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Accelerate Progress. Envision the Future More than 800 global health professionals, policy makers, business leaders, advocates and youth leaders will gather for the third Partners’ Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 June – 1 July.

Relationship between anthropometric measures and cardiovascular risk factors in children and adolescents

jun 26, 2014 | Un Comentario

Associação entre Medidas Antropométricas e Fatores de Risco Cardiovascular em Crianças e Adolescentes Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2013 Burgos MS, Tibiriçá L, Dias M, Rech SI, Prá D, Vargas AM, Borges TS, Ferreira P, Reckziegel MB, Reuter CP Abstract Bcakground: Obesity has been identified as an important risk factor in the development of cardiovascular diseases

High blood pressure in overweight children and adolescents

jun 26, 2014 | Un Comentario

Journal of Human Growth and Development, 2012 Fernandes JA, Correia L, Teixeira A, Alves MA, de Carvalho DF, Campos C Abstract Objective: to evaluate the prevalence of high blood pressure in fat or overweight children and adolescents and its associated factors.

Foro Público de Mortalidad Materna

jun 17, 2014 | Un Comentario

Desafío para el Estado Peruano en el marco del cumplimiento de los Derechos Sexuales y Derechos Reproductivos

Responsive Feeding Is Embedded in a Theoretical Framework of Responsive Parenting

jun 9, 2014 | Un Comentario

The Journal of Nutrition, 2011 Black MM, Aboud FE Abstract Children throughout the world are confronted with growth problems ranging from underweight and stunting to overweight and obesity.

Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente 2014

Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente 2014

jun 5, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

El Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente (DMMA) es una de las herramientas principales de las Naciones Unidas para impulsar la sensibilización y acción por el medio ambiente en todo el mundo. A lo largo de los años, esta celebración ha crecido hasta convertirse en una plataforma global en la que participan personas de más de […]

Launch of Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation 2014 Update

Launch of Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation 2014 Update

jun 5, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

UNICEF and the World Health Organization are pleased to share with you Progress on drinking water and sanitation: 2014 Update. This new report highlights a narrowing disparity in access to cleaner water and better sanitation between rural and urban areas.