Publicaciones cientificas



Evaluation of a pilot hypertension management programme for Guatemalan adults.

Junio 2016

Autores: Mendoza Montano C, Fort M, Ramirez –Zea M, Cruz J, Ramirez-Zea M.

Publicado en: Health Promotion International. 



Validity of Guatemalan Mother´s Self-Reported Breast-Feeding Practices of 3-Month-Old Infants. 

Junio 2016

Autores: Mazariegos M, Slater C, Ramírez-Zea M. 

Publicado en: Food Nutrition Bullietin



Healthy casetas: a potential strategy to improve the food environment in low-income schools to reduce obesity in children in Guatemala City. 

Mayo-Junio 2016

Autores: Pehlke EL, Letona P, Ramirez-Zea M, Gittelsohn

Publicado en: JEcol Food Nutr.



Use of m-Health Technology for Preventive Interventions to Tackle Cardiometabolic Conditions and Other Non-Communicable Diseases in Latin America- Challenges and Opportunities.

Mayo-Junio 2016

Autores: Beratarrechea A, Diez-Canseco F, Irazola V, Miranda J, Ramirez-Zea M, Rubinstein A.

Publicado en: Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 



Training and Capacity Building in LMIC for Research in Heart and Lung Diseases: The NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program.

Marzo 2016

Autores: Bloomfield GS, Xavier D, Belis D, Alam D, Davis P, Dorairaj P, Ghannem H, Gilman RH, Kamath D, Kimaiyo S, Levitt N, Martinez H, Mejicano G, Miranda JJ, Koehlmoos TP, Rabadán-Diehl C, Ramirez-Zea M, Rubinstein A, Sacksteder KA, Steyn K, Tandon N, Vedanthan R, Wolbach T, Wu Y, Yan LL.

Publicado en: Glob Heart. 



Tackling NCD in LMIC: Achievements and Lessons Learned From the NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program.

Marzo 2016

Autores: Engelgau MM, Sampson UK, Rabadan-Diehl C, Smith R, Miranda J, Bloomfield GS, Belis D, Narayan KM; National Health, Lung, and Blood Institute–UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Collaborators.

Publicado en: Glob Heart



Effectiveness of a mHealth intervention to improve the cardiometabolic profile of people with prehypertension in low-resource urban settings in Latin America: a randomised controlled trial.

Enero 2016

Autores: Rubinstein A, Miranda JJ, Beratarrechea A, Diez-Canseco F, Kanter R, Gutierrez L, Bernabé-Ortiz A, Irazola V, Fernandez A, Letona P, Martínez H, Ramirez-Zea M; GISMAL group.

Publicado en: Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 





Impact evaluation of a healthy lifestyle intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in health centers in San José, Costa Rica and Chiapas, Mexico.

Diciembre 2015}

Autores: Fort MP, Murillo S, López E, Dengo AL, Alvarado-Molina N, de Beausset I, Castro M, Peña L, Ramírez-Zea M, Martínez H.

Publicado en: BMC Health Services Research.



Opportunities for involving men and families in chronic disease management: a qualitative study from Chiapas, Mexico.

Octubre 2015

Autores: Fort MP, Castro M, Peña L, López Hernández SH, Arreola Camacho G, Ramírez-Zea M, Martínez H.

Publicado en: BMC Public Health.



A scorecard for tracking actions to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases.

Septiembre 2015

Autores: Roman AV, Perez W, Smith R; GRAND South.

Publicado en: Lancet.



Lactancia materna y enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles en la vida adulta

Septiembre 2015

Autores: Mazariegos M y Ramírez Zea Manuel.

Publicado en: Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutrición



An assessment of community health workers' ability to screen for cardiovascular disease risk with a simple, non-invasive risk assessment instrument in Bangladesh, Guatemala, Mexico, and South Africa: an observational study.

Septiembre 2015

Autores: Gaziano TA, Abrahams-Gessel S, Denman CA, Montano CM, Khanam M, Puoane T, Levitt NS.

Publicado en: The Lancet. Global Health.



Aceptabilidad de una intervención basada en Salud Móvil para modificar estilos de vida en prehipertensos de Argentina, Guatemala y Perú: un estudio piloto.

Abril-junio 2015

Autores: Beratarrechea A, Diez-Canseco F, Fernández A, Kanter R, Letona P, Martinez H, Miranda JJ, Ramirez-Zea M, Rubinstein A.

 Publicado en: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública.



Guatemalan school food environment: impact on schoolchildren's risk of both undernutrition and overweight/obesity.

Marzo 2015

Autores: Pehlke EL, Letona P, Hurley K, Gittelsohn

Publicado en: J. Health Promot Int.



Validation of a BMI cut-off point to predict an adverse cardiometabolic profile with adiposity measurements by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in Guatemalan children.

Abril 2015

Autores: Redondo O, Villamor E, Valdés J, Bilal U, Caballero B, Roche D, Kroker F, Ramírez-Zea M, Franco M.

Publicado en: Public Health Nutr.



The training and fieldwork experiences of community health workers conducting population-based, noninvasive screening for CVD in LMIC.

Marzo 2015

Autores: Abrahams-Gessel S, Denman CA, Montano CM, Gaziano TA, Levitt N, Rivera-Andrade A, Carrasco DM, Zulu J, Khanam MA, Puoane T.

Publicado en: Global Heart



Design and Multi-Country Validation of Text Messages for an mHealth Intervention for Primary Prevention of Progression to Hypertension in Latin America.

Febrero 2015

Autores:   Diez-Canseco F, Zavala-Loayza JA, Beratarrechea A, Kanter R, Ramirez-Zea M, Rubinstein A, Martinez H, Miranda JJ.

 Publicado en: JMIR Mhealth Uhealth.



Snack food advertising in stores around public schools in Guatemala.

Autores: Chacon V, Letona P, Villamor E, Barnoya J.

Publicado en: Crit Public Health.




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