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The North Karelia Project

The North Karelia Project

20 year results and experiences

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Published by National Public Health Institute in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland,
  • Finland.
    • Subjects:
    • North Karelia Project.,
    • North Karelia Project.,
    • Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Finland -- Prevention.,
    • Community health services -- Finland.,
    • Cardiovascular Diseases -- prevention & control -- Finland.,
    • Health Education.,
    • Finland -- Statistics, Medical.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementPekka Puska ... [et al.].
      ContributionsPuska, Pekka, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA645.C34 N665 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination363 p. :
      Number of Pages363
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL733493M
      ISBN 109515305497
      LC Control Number97123462

      The North Karelia Project: Evaluation of a Comprehensive Community Programme for Control of Cardiovascular Diseases in in North Karelia, Finland P Puska S Tuomilehto. North Karelia (Finnish: Pohjois-Karjala) is a part of Karelia and a region in eastern Finland. Neighbouring regions are Northern Savonia, Southern Savonia, Kainuu and South Karelia. There is lot of fresh water in this region. Pielinen is the largest lake. Municipalities. Pohjois-Karjala has 13 municipalities. 5 of those are cities (marked bold.

      Karelia is politically divided between Finland and Russia. The Republic of Karelia is a federal subject of Russia, which was formed in from the Karelian ASSR. The Karelian Isthmus belongs to the Leningrad Oblast. The Finnish side consists of parts of the regions (maakunta) of South Karelia, North Karelia and Kymenlaakso.   Obtaining a greater than expected payback is a remarkable achievement indeed, but one of the North Karelia project authors on this paper then went on to co-author a paper stating that ‘temporal trends in mortality from coronary heart disease are not adequately explained by the lifestyles of Finnish men and women'. 6 Making the effort to go Cited by: 2.

      heart disease in North Karelia and the whole of Finland among males aged 35–64 years from to Mortality per population Age-standadized to European population start of the North Karelia Project extension of the Project nationally North Karelia All Finland - 85% - 80%. Situated next to Lake Pyhäselkä in North Karelia, Holiday Linnunlahti offer self-catering apartments with a private terrace, sauna and loft. Joensuu city centre is 1 km away. Hiking trails and cross-country skiing tracks are found right outside the door. The place was incredibly neat, spacious and beautifully located.


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References. North Karelia Project, FebruaryProCOR, Puska P, The North Karelia Project book J, Salonen J, Neittaanm L, Maki T, et al, (). Changes in coronary risk factors during comprehensive five-year community programme to control cardiovascular diseases (North Karelia project). launching an ambitious national demonstration project – the North Karelia Project – with the aim of implementing a comprehensive, community-based programme to substantially reduce heart disease mortality.

After the initial success of the Project the experiences. North Karelia (Finnish: Pohjois-Karjala; Swedish: Norra Karelen) is a region in eastern borders the The North Karelia Project book of Kainuu, North Savo, South Savo and South Karelia, as well as Russia (Republic of Karelia).

The city of Joensuu is the capital of North Karelia. North Karelia is renowned among public health officials. In the s Finland led industrialized nations in heart disease Capital: Joensuu. Contribution of the North Karelia Project to International Work in CVD and NCD Prevention and Health Promotion.

Pekka Puska, Tiina Laatikainen, Vesa Korpelainen, Erkki Vartiainen. Pages Download PDF. Article preview. PERSPECTIVES FROM NHLBI. The North Karelia Project in Finland: A societal shift favouring healthy lifestyles In the early s, the coronary heart disease mortality rate2 in Finland was the highest in the world, and North Karelia was the most affected.

In every family in the region, physically active men in their prime were dying prematurely. Age-adjusted mortality rates of coronary heart disease in North Karelia and the whole of Finland among males aged 35–64 years from to Mortality per population Age-standadized to European population start of the North Karelia Project extension of the Project nationally North Karelia All Finland - 85% - 80%.

The North Karelia Project, the first large community-based cardiovascular diseases prevention program was established in to reduce the extremely high CHD mortality through behavioral change and reduction of the main cardiovascular disease risk factors among the whole population of North Karelia, the easternmost province of by:   The Finnish Town That Went on a Diet In the province of North Karelia, an unorthodox doctor defied conventional public-health wisdom to successfully overhaul.

North Karelia Project as the reality television of the s. The North Karelia Project’s objective was to make the region’s inhabitant smoke less and eat healthier food. This was transformed into a national public-health project. “The measures taken were varied, with an enormous public information campaign launched by the government.”.

Salonen JT, Puska P, Mustaniemi H () Changes in morbidity and mortality during comprehensive community programme to control cardiovascular disease during –78 in North Karelia. Brit Med J 2: – PubMed CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: Peter Allhoff, Ulrich Laaser, Joachim Heinrich.

North Karelia Tourism: Tripadvisor has 4, reviews of North Karelia Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best North Karelia resource. The North Karelia Project: 20 Year Results and Experiences. Pekka Puska. National Public Health Institute, - Cardiovascular system - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. PREFACE. Evaluation. Menty year trends in coronary risk. The North Karelia Project: 20 year results and experiences on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The North Karelia Project: 20 year results and experiencesFormat: Paperback. The North Karelia project: Evaluation of a comprehensive community programme for control of cardiovascular diseases in in North Karelia, Finland. WHO Monograph, in press. Recommended articles Citing articles (0) References 1.

KeysSeven Countries, A Multivariate Analysis on Death and Coronary Heart by: McAlister A, Puska P, Salonen JT, Tuomilehto J, Koskela K. Theory and action for health promotion illustrations from the North Karelia Project. Am J Public Health. Jan; 72 (1)– [PMC free article]Cited by:   About the project "Northern Karelia" and related national projects in Finland have already published huge number of materials and articles.

We decided to prepare a new book describing the most recent experience and results, and at the same time repeating information about the history, principles, methods, the first events and developments of the project, because it is of considerable interest /5(14).

There are approximately inhabitants in North Karelia. Total area is 21 km² and there are lakes, from which lake Pielinen is the 4th largest lake in Finland. North Karelia shares kilometers of border with Russia.

There are about million border crossings at. The North Karelia Project was launched in in response to a local petition to get urgent and effective help to reduce exceptionally high coronary heart disease mortality rates in the area. In cooperation with local and national authorities and experts as well as with WHO, the North Karelia Project was formulated and implemented to carry out.

Things to Do in North Karelia, Finland: See Tripadvisor's traveler reviews and photos of North Karelia tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in North Karelia. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

InFinland had the highest rate of coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in the world, and the region of North Karelia in eastern Finland had the highest rate in the country.

To address this issue, the region initiated what is known as the North Karelia Project, a far-reaching, community-based intervention that aims to reduce CHD mortality by encouraging healthier habits and cutting. Topin Tupa 1 is a self-catering holiday home in Oravisalo in eastern Finland, 55 km from Joensuu and 15 km from Rääkkylä.

The property features free WiFi, a sauna, a terrace, along with views of Lake Orivesi. Plenty of space, clean, neat, all necessary household is a view of the two sides of the house in the lake is near mushrooms grow around the house.The Impressive Results from the 5-Year North Karelia Project.

By the end of the five-year project they were seeing impressive results: North Karelia reduced the heart attack death rate among middle-aged men by 25 percent. Lung cancer deaths in the same group fell by 10 percent, largely because of a dramatic reduction in smoking.This region travel guide to North Karelia is an outline and may need more content.

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