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Author Archives: Delfina Scagliotti


The Role of Marketing Campaigns in the Beat of Non-Communicable Diseases

By Delfina Scagliotti

  It is common knowledge that, sugar consumption is linked to obesity, diabetes and other diseases. Nevertheless, there is still a lot to be done for food companies to adopt responsible marketing campaigns. According to Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), unregulated marketing of unhealthy foods contributes to childhood obesity, and, in order to beat Non-communicable […]


Food Banks, Hunger and the Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases

By Delfina Scagliotti

  This post was written by Delfina Scagliotti, Intern at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and Andrés Constantin Poverty and associated hunger are one of the most serious problems worldwide. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) last report, an estimated 820 million people did not have enough to eat […]


Argentina’s Debt in Mental Health

By Delfina Scagliotti

  In Argentina 2010, the National Mental Health Law (Law No. 26.656) was unanimously passed. This legislation reflects the willingness of the Argentine government to follow the mental health guidelines established by Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), of which Argentina is a member state. Law No. 26.656 includes among […]

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