Este documento é uma versão traduzida ao espanhol do primeiro capitulo do livro Population Aging and the Generational Economy: A Global Perspective, editado pelos professores Ronald Lee e Andrew Mason.
Reports-Published dateTuesday, November 2, 2010 - 04:00
Journal articlesINDIGENOUS POPULATION AGRICULTURAL WORKERS Ecohealth ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HEALTH HAZARDS ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE
Pesticide use in banana and plantain production and risk perception among local actors in Talamanca, Costa Rica
The Talamanca County in Costa Rica has large-scale banana and small-scale plantain production, probably causing pesticide exposure in indigenous children.Published dateSaturday, July 2, 2011 - 04:00
The size of the working age groups will peak in 2022 for ages 20-39 and in 2042 for ages 40-59. The fiscal support ratio drops steadily after 2024. This is the ratio of taxpayers to beneficiaries.Published date2013
Journal articlesCHILDREN PESTICIDES BANANAS DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Ecohealth ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Indigenous children living nearby plantations with chlorpyrifos-treated bags have elevated 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPy) urinary concentrations
Results suggest that the general living environment of children from the banana village is contaminated with chlorpyrifos, detected in air, soil, surface water, mattress and house dust samples, and in all the hand and foot wash samples.Published dateThursday, August 2, 2012 - 04:00
Infant environmental health program using an ecosystem approach (ISA) : final technical report (April 2009 - April 2013); executive summary
The program was created to assess and improve the sustainability of production systems of banana and plantain, using agroecological approaches to human health, particularly with regard to pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment of 0-2 years-old baPublished dateThursday, May 2, 2013 - 04:00
Longer life expectancy and lower fertility rates have accelerated the ageing of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In the Southern Cone expectancy has already reached an estimated 79 years.
Latin American countries are rapidly catching up to the industrialized countries of the North in terms of birthrate and lifespan.
Journal articlesHEALTH POLICY Social protection UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE SOCIAL SECURITY SOCIAL WELFARE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE DEMOCRATIZATION HEALTH INSURANCE GOVERNMENT POLICY PUBLIC HEALTH
Promoting universal financial protection : a policy analysis of universal health coverage in Costa Rica (1940–2000)
Universal health coverage (UHC) has been achieved in Costa Rica because it was supported at the highest political level within a favourable socio-economic and political context.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00