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Promoting population-wide programs to prevent chronic disease in low-income countries, Ministry of Health of Paraguay, National University of Paraguay

Collaborate with health officials, scientists, community organizations, and residents of Paraguay to initiate a culturally-tailored set of programs and strategies aimed at reducing noncommunicable diseases in Paraguay. This program is part of the Stanford Healthy Aging & Technology Solutions (HARTS) laboratory's "borderless health promotion" initiative.



Principal Investigator:

Abby C. King

Current Research Interests: 
My interests include the applications of behavioral theory and social ecological approaches to achieve large scale change in chronic disease prevention and health promotion areas of relevance, in particular, to mid-life and older adults as well as underserved communities; studying influences of the built and social environments on health behaviors and outcomes; expanding the reach and translation of evidence-based interventions through the use of state-of-the-art communication technologies; applying community-based participatory research perspectives to address health disparities among...
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