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10/12-14/2018 - World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings
October 12-14, 2018 – World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings.&n ttps://www.worldbank.org/en/meetings/splash/annual…
10/15-17/2018 - 7th Intl. Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH)
October 15-17, 2018 – 7th Intl. Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in central London, England. - www.ISPAH2018.com…
CVD in Trinidad and Tobago

CVD Health in Trinidad and Tobago 10.12.2018

Mr. Ronnie Bissessar, Member at Large of the InterAmerican Heart Foundation Board of Directors and member of the Trinidad and Tobago Heart Foundation, shared that the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT [ ... ]

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NCD Global Targets

More than half of countries are not on track to meet global targets for chronic diseases 09.25.2018

More than half of all countries are predicted to fail to reach the UN target to reduce premature deaths from cancers, cardiovascular disease, chronic  [ ... ]

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When obesity is not just a health problem

When obesity is not just a health problem; information is a citizen's right 08/10/2018
MONTEVIDEO (Uypress) - Obesity and overweight are a health problem in our country. The WHO considers childhood obesity one of the most serious public health proble [ ... ]

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Tobacco Tax Network of the Americas (RITA)

Tobacco Tax Network of the Americas (RITA) October 31, 2018

As of today, the official website of the Tobacco Tax Network of the Americas (RITA) is available, a new space to share information on tobacco tax issues in our region. We invite yo [ ... ]

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Entry into Force - Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Entry into Force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Product On 27 June 2018, the conditions for the entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products were met with the ratification of the Un [ ... ]

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World No Tobacco Day 2018

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco and heart disease Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to re [ ... ]

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Hypertension in Chile

15 Thousand Chileans Die each Year due to Arterial Hypertension According to the ENS 2016-2017, 27.6% of Chilean adults are hypertensive, which in figures reaches 3.5 million people. The biggest problem is that, in the group between 35 and 75 years, [ ... ]

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Obesity and its consequences spreading rapidly around the world.
Clogged arteries and sedentary lifestyles have replaced germs as the world's leading killers. Read more in this article by By JIM LANDERS, The Dallas Morning News,Washington Burea [ ... ]

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More Attention to Blood Pressure Control

PAHO/WHO urges more attention to blood pressure control
In Latin America and the Caribbean, only 1 in 5 people with hypertension manage to keep their blood pressure below 140/90

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