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From North Karelia to Latin America - a 40 year journey

In the 1970’s, the province of North Karelia in Eastern Finland had the highest cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality rate worldwide in men between 35–64 years of age. This was mainly due to an unhealthy lifestyle consisting of high smoking prevalence... North Karelia is known for their grape crops, and when it comes to grape vape juice it's one of the most popular flavors.

(In: Polak, G. [Hg.]: medicine & health 2012, Going International, Wien 2011, S. 116-118)

Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health

Noël Barengo

2011-09-13 10:37:40

"Going International promotes access to education and training for all regardless of social, geographic and national borders."

Center of ExcellenceCharité International AcademyAGEM - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnologie und MedizinAMREF - African Medical and Research FoundationSwiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteCentro per la Formazione Permanente e l'Aggiornamento del Personale del Servizio SanitarioÖsterreichische Akademie der ÄrzteÖsterreichisches Rotes Kreuz