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Working with members and partners involved in the “Kids on the Move” project, the World Heart Federation has produced four fact sheets to help members make the case for promoting healthy diet and physical activity as a priority for policy, school curricula, and community activity.
Click on the links below to download the fact sheets in PDF.
Factsheet_Non_communicable_diseases.pdf (1.02 MB)
110920NCDSPA.pdf (1.40 MB)
Factsheet_Unhealthy_diet.pdf (1.35 MB)
111003UnhealthyDiet_SPA.pdf (1.39 MB)
Factsheet_Obesity.pdf (1.91 MB)
110922ObesitySPA.pdf (1.68 MB)
Factsheet_Physical_activity.pdf (1.24 MB)
110916PhysicalActivitySPA.pdf (1.52 MB)
This section gives you basis information about cardiovascular disease terms, different types of cardiovascular disease and the main risk factors. Should you need any more information, do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Argentina.pdf (307.25 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Argentina__Spanish_.pdf (311.73 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Brazil.pdf (306.97 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Brazil__Spanish_.pdf (207.25 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_China.pdf (303.81 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_China__Spanish__.pdf (302.98 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_India.pdf (299.27 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_India__Spanish_.pdf (299.46 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Mexico.pdf (381.42 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Mexico__Spanish_.pdf (383.66 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_South_Africa.pdf (306.10 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_South_Africa__Spanish_.pdf (309.26 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_the_UK.pdf (304.29 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_the_UK__Spanish_.pdf (308.86 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_the_USA-1.pdf (307.14 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_the_USA__Spanish_.pdf (310.61 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Uruguay.pdf (406.08 kB)
Cardiovascular_diseases_in_Uruguay__Spanish_.pdf (204.58 kB)
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Diet, overweight and obesity