Promoting Healthy Living in Latin America and the Caribbean : Governance of Multisectoral Activities to Prevent Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Diseases.
The Latin American and Caribbean region has been undergoing a rapid demographic and epidemiological transition, which has had important health and economic consequences. Not only is the population aging rapidly, it is also experiencing major lifestyle changes. These changes, in turn, have altered th...
World Bank Publications,
|Series:||Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Human development.
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- Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Tables; Figures; Box; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Abbreviations; Overview; The Health and Economic Burden of NCDs in LAC; Risk Factors for NCDs in LAC; International Experience in Multisectoral Interventions to Prevent Health Risk Factors: Overcoming Governance Challenges Involved in Their Design and Implementation; Multisectoral Interventions to Prevent Health Risk Factors in LAC-The Unfinished Agenda; Notes; Bibliography; Introduction; Note; Bibliography; Chapter 1 Noncommunicable Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean.
- Who Is Most Affected?Differences in NCD Death Rates by Sex; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 2 Risk Factors for NCDs in Latin America and the Caribbean; Chapter 3 Economic Impact of NCDs in Latin America and the Caribbean; Chapter 4 Governance of Multisectoral Interventions to Promote Healthy Living: International Examples; Chapter 5 Multisectoral Interventions to Promote Healthy Living in Latin America and the Caribbean; Chapter 6 Lessons Learned and Agenda for the Future.
- Appendix A Survey Sources, Health Status Surveyed, and Information on NCDs and Disability, for Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, and Honduras, Various YearsAppendix B Dietary Analysis Methodology; Back Cover.