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[Latin America] FCA Regional Coordinator Wins World No Tobacco Day Award

Dr Eduardo Bianco, Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) Regional Coordinator for the Americas, has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Eduardo Bianco has been involved in tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:11
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[Latin America] New report shows tobacco use is falling, but more needed to protect people from heart diseases and other noncommunicable diseases

Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, both globally and in the Region of the Americas, but the reduction is insufficient to meet global targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable dis
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2018 21:34
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[Latin America] President of Uruguay to receive WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day

Dr. Tabaré Vázquez, is to be honored with the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day, the only Special Recognition to be given this year. Dr. Vázquez was selected for the award in acknowledgement of his achievements sc
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 25, 2018 22:23
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[Mexico] European Commission prioritises tobacco, sacrifices global health in unhealthy trade negotiations with Latin America

The European Public Health Alliance, along with Latin American and global partners, has written today to the EU Trade Commissioner...we call on the EU to publicly change its stance, drop tobacco as an EU “Offensive Interest” in its negotiations with Merc
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added May 18, 2018 15:26
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[Latin America] Illicit Cigarette Trade in Five South American Countries: A Gap Analysis for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Evolution of cigarette illicit trade in five Latin American countries show different trajectories, not in line with tobacco industry estimates, which highlight the importance of producing solid, independent estimates. There are inexpensive methodologies
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 16, 2018 03:30
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[Asia-pacific, Latin America] The Pacific Alliance, a threat to tobacco control? Analysis of an “under the radar” trade pact

The PA (currently PA countries are Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), representing a market of over 200 million people, is actively engaged in exploring trade partnerships with TPP countries... Tobacco control community needs to take the offensive in mon
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:15
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[Latin America, Mexico] Mexican Users of E-Cigarettes at Risk due to Lack of Regulation

Currently, there is regulatory ambiguity surrounding e-cigarettes in Mexico, given that Article 16 of the General Law for Control of Tobacco prohibits marketing and sale of the product but not consumption.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:03
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[Latin America] PAHO celebrates 115 years of working to enhance health throughout the Americas

Other regional public health achievements to which PAHO has contributed include: The ratification by 30 of 35 countries in the Americas of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:41
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Impacts of Rising Illegal Tobacco Trade in Latin America

a subtle but important milestone: the value of the global cigarettes category as a proportion of total tobacco sales fell slightly below 90% in 2016 for the first time. This milestone highlights the growing importance of the factors affecting cigarettes r
Euromonitor International
added Oct 30, 2017 01:58
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[Latin America] Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile

may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase the burden that the rest of society must bear for the increased healthcare that they require because of tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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