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09/20/2017 - XXVI Interamerican Congress of Cardiology
September 20-23, 2017 - XXVI Interamerican Congress of Cardiology /Congreso Interamericano de Cardiologia, Centro de Convenciones Megápolis, Panama.& Jointly with the Congreso Panameño de Cardiología.…
09/29/2017 - World Heart Day 2017
September 29, 2017 - World Heart Day https://www.worldheartday.org/…
09/29/2017 - World Heart Day 2017 (2)
September 29, 2017 - World Heart Day https://www.worldheartday.org/…

Tobacco Companies Marketing Flavored Cigarettes to Appeal to Children in LAC
Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - Jun. 15 2017

Multinational tobacco companies are marketing a new generation of highly fl [ ... ]

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WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017
Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies

The "WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2017 tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and interventions to combat it. The report focuses o [ ... ]

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'Civil Society Led Tobacco Control Advocacy in the Caribbean - The experiences of the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC)


The Health Caribbean Coalition is honoured to release this seminal report on 'Civil Society Led Tobacco Control Advocacy [ ... ]

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Uruguay's victory over the tobacco industry sets a world precedent
July 8, 2016
"We have proven before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes that our country, without violating any treaty, remains committed to our irrevocable c [ ... ]

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WHO launches new NCDs Progress Monitor

Governments are making limited progress, so more action is needed to address NCDs and main risk factors to meet global targets to reduce premature deaths

News release

18 September 2017 | Geneva/New York - Gover [ ... ]

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República Dominica implentará el Etiquetado Frontal de Alimentos 
El "Etiquetado Frontal de Advertencia Nutricional" consiste en la obligación de señalar de manera clara y explícita, en el frente del producto, el contenido de la "Grasa sa [ ... ]

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En histórico fallo, Corte Suprema le da la razón a la salud y defiende el derecho a la información y el consentimiento informado de los consumidores 

En agosto de 2016, Educar Consumidores y la Alianza por la Salud Alimentaria de la cual ha [ ... ]

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PAHO Nutrient Profile Model In October 2014, Member States at the 53rd session of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), unanimously approved the Plan of Action for the Prevention of Obesity in Children and  [ ... ]

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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

Washington, D.C., 14 May 2015 (PAHO/WHO) — On World Hypertension Day, Ma [ ... ]

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World Health Day - April 7, 2015
From farm to plate, make food safe

New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods, and the need for coordinated, cross-border action across the entire food suppl [ ... ]

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Declaration of Support for the PAHO/WHO Plan of Action for the Prevention of Obesity in Children and Adolescents - 53rd PAHO Directing Council, September 29 – October 3, 2014

The 53rd PAHO Directing Council will convene next week on September 29  [ ... ]

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8th CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE ON EMERGENCY CARDIAC CARE - June 11, 2016
The Heart Foundation of Jamaica, in association with the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the American Heart Association, are pleased to present the 8th Caribbean Conferenc on Emer [ ... ]

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Argentina:  National Law 27159 Supports CPR and Public Access Defibrillation Buenos Aires, Argentina - On July 24, 2015 both chambers of the Argentine Parliament passed the National Law 27159 on "Sudden Death - Integral Prevention System" which [ ... ]

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Día Mundial del Corazón 2014 en México
Destacada Participación de la FIC México en el Primer Cardiotón
Al cumplir su vigesimoquinto aniversario, el Día Mundial del Corazón registró este fin de semana en la Ciudad de México una multitudinaria  [ ... ]

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IAHF Position on Training and Public Access Defibrillation in Latin America Experts in Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) from Latin America developed this statement to argue for the need to train the population in Cardiopulmonary mentalhealthdrugs [ ... ]

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