Implementation of chronic disease risk factor surveillance in 12 Cuban municipalities.

@article{Varona2014ImplementationOC,
  title={Implementation of chronic disease risk factor surveillance in 12 Cuban municipalities.},
  author={Patricia Varona and Mariano Bonet and Ren{\'e} Guillermo Garc{\'i}a and Martha Chang and Ram{\'o}n Eugenio Paniagua Su{\'a}rez},
  journal={MEDICC review},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          43-7
        }
}
Chronic non-communicable diseases have been called the pandemic of the 21st century and constitute a high-priority public health challenge; hence growing interest in chronic disease risk factor surveillance. Cuba is implementing decentralized risk factor surveillance in each of its municipalities as part of a strategy to address non-communicable diseases. Decentralized surveillance with this level of detail and explicitly designed to inform municipal and provincial decisionmaking is… CONTINUE READING

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