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Salud Pública de México Celebrates 20 Year of MHAS with Special Volume

Oct 6, 2023, 07:36 AM by SCOA

The WHO/PAHO Center has collaborated with a team of Mexican and U.S. partners, to produce a special volume of the Journal SALUD PUBLICA DE MEXICO. The special volume celebrates 20 years of the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS). The Special Volume includes Editorials from leaders of key co-funders of the MHAS, the NIA/NIH Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Mexican Statistical Bureau (INEGI). The volume includes eleven peer-reviewed papers that use MHAS data.

The Special Volume was launched at a ceremony in the National Academy of Medicine in Mexico City, during an event organized by the National Institute of Geriatrics in Mexico, on October 2-3, 2023, to mark the International Day of the Older Adult on October 1. At the event, Dr. Rebeca Wong chaired a Session dedicated to the contributions of the MHAS to the study of Mexican aging and participated in the Special Volume presentation.



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