Epidemiology Week 15, 2016

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Epidemiology Week 14, 2016

Vaccination Week in the Americas April 23 – 30, 2016 EPI WEEK 14 We invite you to celebrate Vaccination Week in the Americas 2016 and go for the gold! The 14th Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) will be celebrated from April 23rd through April 30th, 2016. The regional slogan… Read More

Epidemiology Week 13, 2016

Ambient (outdoor) Air Quality and Health Key facts:  Air pollution is a major environmental risk to health. By reducing air pollution levels, countries can reduce the burden of disease from stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, and both chronic and acute respiratory diseases, including asthma.  The lower the levels… Read More

Epidemiology Week 12, 2016

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Epidemiology Week 11, 2016

The theme for World Health Day 2016 will be diabetes, a noncommunicable disease (NCD) directly impacting millions of people of globally, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose which may over time lead to serious damage to the… Read More