From Clinic to Food Production to City Planning: Building primary prevention of NCDs into Universal Health Systems in the Americas
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related nursing
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Demonstrate innovative approaches to primary prevention of noncommunicable disease risk factors by health systems in the Americas. Identify challenges posed and approaches for universal health systems to effectively address the four leading NCD risk factors.
Keyword(s): Chronic Disease Prevention, System Involvement
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Silver is a pediatrician and Senior Advisor at Public Health Institute, NYCâs former Assistant Commissioner, professor of public health in Brazil, and visiting scholar at the Karolinska Institute. Since 2004, she has focused on NCD prevention through environmental transformation, leading NYC efforts such as trans fat and calorie labeling laws, salt reduction, and Active Design. She currently focuses on primary prevention of NCDs in the Americas, including supporting PAHOâs efforts to strengthen regulatory capacity.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
|Name of Organization||Clinical/Research Area||Type of relationship|
|Abbott Laboratories and Abbvie||(NA, husband's former employer||Note: I will not, nor ever have, promoted any product made by this company or any other and have no influence over their CE. and Stock Ownership|
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.