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Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública
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Table of contents
Rev Panam Salud Publica vol.13 n.5 Washington May. 2003

 ·  What do we do about the problem of overweight and obesity in the Americas?
Teelucksingh, Surujpal

 ·  Prevalence of and risk factors for overweight among school girls 12 to 19 years old in a semi-urban region of Ecuador
Burbano, José Castro; Fornasini, Marco; Acosta, Mario

 ·  Tuberculin reactivity in a population of schoolchildren with high BCG vaccination coverage
Bierrenbach, Ana L.; Cunha, Sérgio S.; Barreto, Maurício L.; Pereira, Susan M.; Dourado, Inês; Ichihara, Maria Y.; Brito, Silvana C.; Rodrigues, Laura C.

 ·  The use of chest X-rays for surveillance of bacterial pneumonias in children in Latin America
Lagos, Rosanna; di Fabio, José Luis; Moënne, Karla; Muñoz M., Alma; Wasserman, Steven; Quadros, Ciro de

 ·  Respiratory illnesses in children younger than 5 years of age in southern Brazil: the influence of the home environment
Prietsch, Silvio O. M.; Fischer, Gilberto B.; César, Juraci A.; Lempek, Berenice S.; Barbosa Jr., Luciano V.; Zogbi, Luciano; Cardoso, Olga C.; Santos, Adriana M.

 ·  Male sex workers in Córdoba, Argentina: sociodemographic characteristics and sex work experiences
Mariño, Rodrigo; Minichiello, Victor; Disogra, Carlos

 ·  Changes in the prevalence of dental caries in schoolchildren in three regions of Mexico: surveys from 1987-1988 and 1997-1998
Velázquez Monroy, Oscar; Vera Hermosillo, Heriberto; Irigoyen Camacho, María Esther; Mejía González, Adriana; Sánchez Pérez, Teresa Leonor

 ·  Clinical and demographic features of HIV infection in El Salvador
García Vázquez, Elisa; Cedillos, Rolando A.; Wheeler, David A.

 ·  Amenaza mundial del síndrome respiratorio agudo grave (SARS)

 ·  El ejercicio físico ligero disminuye el riesgo de obesidad y diabetes tipo 2

 ·  Influencia de la vacunación temprana en el riesgo de tos ferina en menores de un año

 ·  Nuevas pistas para mejorar la vacuna antituberculosa

 Current Topics
 ·  Obesity: diagnosis and prescription for action in the English-speaking Caribbean
Fraser, Henry S.

 ·  Misdirections in the professional training used to prepare psychologists in Brazil to work in the public health-care system
Dimenstein, Magda

 ·  Dietary changes and exercise needed to counter chronic diseases worldwide