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Resúmenes de Política: Intervenciones Poblacionales en Factores de Riesgo de Enfermedades Crónicas (Policy Briefs: Population Intervention Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases)

Colombia Ministry of Health and Social Protection Country Resources General Health Policies Colombia 2010 Policy document alcohol, health promotion, non communicable disease, prevention

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Los objetivos específicos propuestos para alcanzar este propósito general fueron de una parte determinar la tendencia en la mortalidad y prevalencia de las principales Enfermedades Crónicas No Transmisibles y sus factores de riesgo: alcohol, tabaquismo, sedentarismo y alimentación no saludable y la carga de mortalidad atribuible en Colombia a estos factores; de otra parte se revisó la literatura científica reciente para identificar la evidencia de la efectividad de intervenciones dirigidas a modificar los comportamientos asociados a estos factores de riesgo.

The specific objectives for achieving the general purposes of this policy lie in determining mortality trends and the prevalence of major Non-Communicable Diseases and their risk factors such as alcohol, smoking, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy diets and the mortality burden attributable to these factors; on the other hand the recent scientific literature was reviewed to identify evidence of the effectiveness of interventions aimed at changing the behaviors associated with these risk factors.

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