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Successful prevention of non-communicable diseases: 25 year experiences with North Karelia Project in Finland

@inproceedings{Puska2002SuccessfulPO,
  title={Successful prevention of non-communicable diseases: 25 year experiences with North Karelia Project in Finland},
  author={Pekka Puska},
  year={2002}
}
s The paper describes the experiences and results of 25 years of noncommunicable disease prevention in Finland in the framework of the North Karelia Project: from demonstration project to national activity. The successful experiences emphasize the need for theory based sustained activity, within a national policy framework. The paper discusses, not only the marked changes in target risk factors and reduction in NCD rates in the population, but also the general experiences: constraints and keys… 
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