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Chronic kidney disease mortality trends in selected Central America countries, 1997–2013: clues to an epidemic of chronic interstitial nephritis of agricultural communities

on Thu, 02/08/2018 - 02:47

This post introduces the paper "Chronic kidney disease mortality trends in selected Central America countries, 1997–2013: clues to an epidemic of chronic interstitial nephritis of agricultural communities" by Pedro Ordunez, F Javier Nieto, Ramon Martinez, Patricia Soliz, Gloria P Giraldo, Susan Anne Mott, Wendy E Hoy published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

Data visualisation in surveillance for injury prevention and control: conceptual bases and case studies

on Wed, 01/06/2016 - 04:45

This post highlights the paper: "Data visualisation in surveillance for injury prevention and control: conceptual bases and case studies: published in Injury Prevention, January 4th, 2015 by Ramon Martinez, Pedro Ordunez, Patricia N Soliz and Michael F Ballesteros.

Hypertension Prevention and Control in Latin America and the Caribbean

on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 03:04

This post introduces the paper "Hypertension Prevention and Control in Latin America and the Caribbean" published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension on February 28th, 2015 by Pedro Orduñez, Ramon Martinez, Mark L. Niebylski, and Norm R. Campbell.

Immediate action to address the epidemic of chronic kidney disease in Central America

on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 01:01

This blog post highlights the key message from the paper "The epidemic of chronic kidney disease in Central America" published in The Lancet on June 25th, 2014 by Pedro Orduñez, Carla Saenz, Ramón Martinez, Evelina Chapman, Ludovic Reveiz and Francisco Becerra. Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC 20037, USA.