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From North Karelia to Latin America - a 40 year journey


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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)

Categories
Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health

Noël Barengo

Languages
EN
Katalog
2011
2011-09-13 10:37:40

 
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Ärztekammer für WiennewTreeHilfswerk AustriaÖsterreichisches Rotes KreuzSwiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteOÖ Gebietskrankenkasse, Referat für Wissenschaftskooperation European Health Forum GasteinÖsterreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health