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close this bookThe Nutrition and Health Transition of Democratic Costa Rica (INFDC, 1995, 228 p.)
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close this folder1. Health policies and strategies
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View the documentA brief description of Costa Rica
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close this folder2. Development of the social security institute
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View the documentThe extension of direct insurance
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close this folder3. Development and characteristics of health and nutrition services for urban and rural communities of Costa Rica
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View the documentBackground information on community outreach programs
View the documentMethodological characteristics of the Costa Rican health programs
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close this folder4. Evolution of an epidemiological profile
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View the documentStages of a process
View the documentThe first four decades of the century
View the documentThe period between 1940 and 1970
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close this folder5. Socioeconomic factors for the understanding of health policy during the 1970s
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View the documentRecognition of social demands and the regulation of the conflict during the 1930s and 1940s
View the documentThe social government in the new development strategy of Costa Rica during the 1950s and 1960s
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close this folder6. Problems and challenges of the health sector during the 1980s
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close this folderAppendix 3 - Health conditions in Costa Rica 1994
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Supplementary reading list - INCAP publications

INCAP References on Clinical Nutrition and Health in Costa Rica 1949-1991

BermA, Valverde V, Teller C. 1980. "Ansis de algunos factores relacionados con el bajo peso al nacer en Costa Rica." Boletin Informativo del S.I.N. 1:4-11.

Bressani R. Mez J, Scrimshaw NS. 1960. “Valor nutritivo de los frijoles Centroamericanos III. Variaci en el contenido de protes metionina, triptofano, tiamina, riboflavina y niacina de muestras de Phaseolus vulgaris cultivadas en Costa Rica, El Salvador, y Honduras." Arch Venezolanos de Nutr 10:71-84.

Castro L, G. 1991. Patre Actividad Fca, Aspectos Dietcos y Estimacie Gasto Energco de Preescolares Obseos y no Obesos en la Provincia de LimCosta Rica. Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Facultad de IngenierQuca/INCAP

Flores M, Aranada-Pastor J. 1980. “Evaluacion dietetica a nivel nacional en Costa Rica: Cambios en una decada." Archivos Latinamericos de Nutricion 30:432-450.

Flores M, Brice Flores Z. 1963. "Resultados de una encuesta nutricional en el cante Bagaces, provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica." Bol Of San Pan 55:405-415.

Flores M, Mench Lara MY, Br M. 1970. Dieta adecuada de costo mmo pare la Repa de Costa Rica. INCAP, Guatemala, 27.

INCAP. 1969. Evaluaciutricional de la poblacie Centro Amca y PanamB>. Oficina de Investigaciones Internacionales de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (EEU), Ministerio de Salubridad Pa de Costa Rica. INCAP, Guatemala, 113.

Laure J. Batres de Bonilla R. Alarc. 1990. Costa Rica: Medio siglo de Polcas a favor del incremento de salarios mmos mbajos. INCAP, Guatemala, 31 p. (Colecciocumentos Ticos No. 19.)

Leal CartF. Salazar-Baldioceda A. 1955. "Hallazgos hematolos y coprolos en algunas poblaciones de la provincia de San JosCosta Rica." La Juventud Mca 11 (78):24-28.

Mata LJ, Mayorga R. 1966. "Dermatofitosis por Microsporum gypseum en Costa Rica y Guatemala. " Microbiol Parasitol 8:139-145.

Mez J. Brice, Flores M. 1966. "Niveles de colesterol sco en grupos de pobalcientroamericana. III. Bagaces provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Interrelaciones entre vitamina A y carotenos y lipidos sericos." Arch Latinoamer Nutr 16:133-143

Pz C, Salazar-Baldioceda A, Tandon OB, Scrimshaw NS. 1956. "Endemic goiter in Costa Rican school children." Am J Publ Health 46:1283-1286.

Rawson IG, Valverde V. 1976. "The Etiology of Malnutrition among Preschool Children in Rural Costa Rica." J Trop Pediat 22:12-17.

Scrimshaw NS, Morales JO, Salazar A, Loomis CP. 1953. "Health aspects of the community development project, rural area, Turrialba, Costa Rica, 1948-51." Am J Trop Med Hyg 2:583-592.

Scrimshaw NS, Trulson M, Tejada C, Hegsted DM, Stare FJ. 1959. "Serum lipoprotein and cholesterol concentrations. Comparisons of rural Costa Rican, Guatemalan and United States populations." Circulation 15:805-813.

Strong JP, Tejada V. C, McGill HC Holman RL. 1957. "Comparison of early lesions of atherosclerosis in New Orleans Guatemala and Costa Rica (abst)." American Society for the Study of Atherosclerosis Meeting, Chicago, November 1957.

Strong JP, McGill HC, Tejada C, Holman RL. 1958. “The natural history of atherosclerosis. Comparison of the early aortic lesions in New Orleans, Guatemala and Costa Rica." Am J Pathol 34:731-744.

Tejada C, Gore I, Strong JP, McGill H. 1958. "Comparative severity of atherosclerosis in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and New Orleans." Circulation 18:92-97.

Valverde V, Arroyave G. GuzmM, Flores m. 1980. Nutritional status in central America and Panama. Nutrition in the 1980s Constraints on our Knowledge. New York, 271-282.

Valverde V. 1980. "Regionalizacie los problemas nutricionales y ansis de la talla y la edad de ingreso a primer grado de los nicostarricenses." Boletin Informativo del S.I.N. 1:23-31.

Valverde V, Rojas Z. Vinocur P. Payne P. Thomson A. 1981. "Organization of an information system for food and nutrition programmes in Costa Rica." Food and Nutrition 7:32-40.

Valverde V, Vargas W Payne P, Thomson A. 1981. "Data requirements and use in nutrition planning in Costa Rica." Food Policy 6:19-26.

Valverde V, Vargas W. Rawson I, Calder. Rosabal R. Gutiez R. 1975. "La deficiencia cala en preescolars del a rural de Costa Rica." Separata de Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutricion 25:351-361.

Valverde V, Vinocur P. Salazar S. Zillyham R. 1981. "Relacion entre la prevalencia de retardo en taalla en escolares e indicadores socioeconos a nivel de canton en Costa Rica." Boletin Informativo del S.I.N. 2:4-9.

Vargas N. Mari. Epidemilogde la Obesidad en Costa Rica. 1989. Centero de Estudios Superiores en Nutrici Ciencias de Alimentos (CENSA), Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Facultad de Ciencias Mcas/INCAP, Guatemala C.A.