Dr Pedro Ordunez, MD; PhD - PAHO/WHO - PAHO/WHO Regional Advisor

Dr Pedro Ordunez

MD; PhD

PAHO/WHO

PAHO/WHO Regional Advisor

Washington DC , DC | US

Additional Specialties: NCDs

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9871-6845

Dr Pedro Ordunez, MD; PhD - PAHO/WHO - PAHO/WHO Regional Advisor

Dr Pedro Ordunez

MD; PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: PAHO/WHO - Washington DC , DC , US

Additional Specialties:

Publications

36Publications

273Reads

750Profile Views

[Optimization of registry of deaths from chronic kidney disease in agricultural communities in Central America].

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2016 Nov;40(5):285-293

Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), Washington D.C., Estados Unidos de América.

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November 2016
25 Reads

Chronic kidney disease of nontraditional etiology in Central America: a provisional epidemiologic case definition for surveillance and epidemiologic studies.

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2016 Nov;40(5):294-300

Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization, Noncommunicable Diseases Unit, Washington, D.C., United States of America.

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November 2016
17 Reads

Cardiac rehabilitation in low-resource settings and beyond: the art of the possible.

Authors:
Pedro Ordunez

Heart 2016 09 10;102(18):1425-6. Epub 2016 Jun 10.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309804DOI Listing
September 2016
5.595 Impact Factor

Premature Mortality from Cardiovascular Disease in the Americas - Will the Goal of a Decline of "25% by 2025" be Met?

PLoS One 2015 29;10(10):e0141685. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Maywood, IL, 60153, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0141685PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4626103PMC
June 2016
4 Reads
3.234 Impact Factor

Data visualisation in surveillance for injury prevention and control: conceptual bases and case studies.

Inj Prev 2016 Apr 4;22 Suppl 1:i27-33. Epub 2016 Jan 4.

Division of Analysis, Research and Practice Integration, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041812DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4833094PMC
April 2016
1 Read
1.941 Impact Factor

Beyond the opportunities of SDG 3: the risk for the NCDs agenda.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2016 Jan 12;4(1):15-7. Epub 2015 Dec 12.

Department of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology and Community Health Sciences, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and O'Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00488-XDOI Listing
January 2016

A Rapid Assessment Study on the Implementation of a Core Set of Interventions to Improve Cardiovascular Health in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Glob Heart 2015 Dec 11;10(4):235-240.e2. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Pan American Health Organization, Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, Washington, DC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2015.04.005DOI Listing
December 2015
5 Reads

Smoking prevalence in Cienfuegos City, Cuba.

MEDICC Rev 2014 Jul-Oct;16(3-4):14-7

Medical University of Cienfuegos (UCMC), Cuba.

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November 2015
2 Reads

Global health metrics and non-communicable diseases: the case of hypertension.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2015 Oct;3(10):763

Department of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00319-8DOI Listing
October 2015
2 Reads

National kidney dialysis and transplant registries in Latin America: how to implement and improve them.

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2015 Sep;38(3):254-60

Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrología e Hipertensión, ,

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September 2015
8 Reads

Hypertension Prevention and Control in Latin America and the Caribbean.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2015 Jul 28;17(7):499-502. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

the Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.12518DOI Listing
July 2015
2 Reads
2.960 Impact Factor

Disseminating cardiovascular disease risk assessment with a PAHO mobile app: a public eHealth intervention.

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2015 Jul;38(1):82-5

Research area, Argentine Society of Cardiology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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July 2015
3 Reads

A public health approach to hypertension.

Lancet 2015 May;385(9980):1833

Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60924-2DOI Listing
May 2015
2 Reads
45.220 Impact Factor

Pesticides and the epidemic of CKD in Central America.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Sep;64(3):477

Centro Nacional de Información de Ciencias Médicas, La Habana, Cuba.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.03.022DOI Listing
September 2014
2 Reads
5.900 Impact Factor

Chronic kidney disease epidemic in Central America: urgent public health action is needed amid causal uncertainty.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 Aug 7;8(8):e3019. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

Pan American Health Organization, Washington, D.C., United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4125233PMC
August 2014
48 Reads

The epidemic of chronic kidney disease in Central America.

Lancet Glob Health 2014 Aug 24;2(8):e440-1. Epub 2014 Jun 24.

Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70217-7DOI Listing
August 2014
5 Reads

Chronic kidney disease in Central American agricultural communities: challenges for epidemiology and public health.

MEDICC Rev 2014 Apr;16(2):66-71

National Medical Sciences Information Center, Havana, Cuba.

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April 2014
30 Reads

Population-wide weight loss and regain in relation to diabetes burden and cardiovascular mortality in Cuba 1980-2010: repeated cross sectional surveys and ecological comparison of secular trends.

BMJ 2013 Apr 9;346:f1515. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Social and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Group, School of Medicine, University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1515DOI Listing
April 2013
10 Reads

Blacks and Whites in the Cuba have equal prevalence of hypertension: confirmation from a new population survey.

BMC Public Health 2013 Feb 24;13:169. Epub 2013 Feb 24.

Project for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-169DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3635894PMC
February 2013
2 Reads
2.264 Impact Factor

An efficient sampling approach to surveillance of non-communicable disease risk factors in Cienfuegos, Cuba.

MEDICC Rev 2012 Oct;14(4):36-9

National Medical Sciences Information Center, Havana, Cuba.

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October 2012
8 Reads

Reducing case fatality from acute myocardial infarction in Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1994-2009.

MEDICC Rev 2012 Oct;14(4):14-8

Dr Gustavo Aldereguía Lima University General Hospital (HGAL), Cienfuegos, Cuba.

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October 2012
7 Reads

Cardiovascular disease mortality in the Americas: current trends and disparities.

Heart 2012 Aug;98(16):1207-12

Health Analysis and Information Project, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2012-301828DOI Listing
August 2012
11 Reads
5.595 Impact Factor

Usefulness for surveillance of hypertension prevalence studies in Latin America and the Caribbean: the past 10 years.

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2012 Jul;32(1):15-21

Division of Cardiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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July 2012
1 Read

NCD Prevention and Control in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Regional Approach to Policy and Program Development.

Glob Heart 2012 Mar 13;7(1):73-81. Epub 2012 Apr 13.

Tobacco Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2012.02.002DOI Listing
March 2012
9 Reads

Cardiovascular health in the Americas: facts, priorities and the UN high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases.

Authors:
Pedro Ordúñez

MEDICC Rev 2011 Oct;13(4):6-10

Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA.

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October 2011
1 Read

Risk factors associated with uncontrolled hypertension: findings from the baseline CARMEN survey in Cienfuegos, Cuba.

J Hypertens 2008 Apr;26(4):663-71

Hospital Universitario Dr Gustavo Aldereguía Lima, Cienfuegos, Cuba.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0b013e3282f4309fDOI Listing
April 2008
27 Reads
4.720 Impact Factor

Obesity reduction and its possible consequences: what can we learn from Cuba's Special Period?

CMAJ 2008 Apr;178(8):1032-4

Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md 21205, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.071677DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2276538PMC
April 2008
3 Reads
5.960 Impact Factor

Impact of energy intake, physical activity, and population-wide weight loss on cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality in Cuba, 1980-2005.

Am J Epidemiol 2007 Dec 19;166(12):1374-80. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwm226DOI Listing
December 2007
10 Reads
5.230 Impact Factor

Better health statistics: the Cuban experience.

Lancet 2006 Mar;367(9515):985-6

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(06)68422-5DOI Listing
March 2006
3 Reads
45.220 Impact Factor

Making sure public health policies work.

Science 2006 Feb;311(5764):1098

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.311.5764.1098bDOI Listing
February 2006
3 Reads
31.480 Impact Factor

Cardiovascular disease and associated risk factors in Cuba: prospects for prevention and control.

Am J Public Health 2006 Jan 29;96(1):94-101. Epub 2005 Nov 29.

Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maguire Center, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2004.051417DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470428PMC
January 2006
4.552 Impact Factor

Ethnicity, education, and blood pressure in Cuba.

Am J Epidemiol 2005 Jul;162(1):49-56

Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Hospital Dr. Gustavo Aldereguia Lima, Cienfuegos, Cuba.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwi163DOI Listing
July 2005
2 Reads
5.230 Impact Factor

Top co-authors

Richard S Cooper
Richard S Cooper

Stritch School of Medicine

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Pedro Ordunez
Pedro Ordunez

PAHO/WHO

8
Pedro Ordunez
Pedro Ordunez

PAHO/WHO

8
Manuel Franco
Manuel Franco

School of Medicine

5
Luis Carlos Silva
Luis Carlos Silva

National Medical Sciences Information Center

5
Mikhail Benet
Mikhail Benet

University of the Balearic Islands

4
Benjamin Caballero
Benjamin Caballero

Johns Hopkins University

3
Vilma Pinheiro Gawryszewski
Vilma Pinheiro Gawryszewski

Centro de Vigilância Epidemiológica

2