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Friday, 09 December 2016 00:00

5th Latin American and Caribbean Conference Tobacco or Health to be held on June 13 - 16, 2017 in Uruguay Featured

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The InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF), the Uruguayan Honorary Commission for Cardiovascular Health (CHSCV) and the Uruguayan Honorary Commission Against Cancer (CHLCC) have announced the 5th Latin American and Caribbean Conference Tobacco or Health, which will take place on June 13 - 16, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay.

This conference will bring together tobacco control researchers, specialists in treatment, and experts in policy change from the region and around the world to share and apply the latest evidence.

There will be tracks on Tobacco Control Policy, Treatment of Tobacco Dependency, and Regional Experiences. Up-to-date research findings will be presented throughout the conference. There will be Posters Sessions and awards for accomplishment.




• Generic packaging. Advances in the region. Key issues. Industry strategy.
• Tobacco taxation. Financial and health sectors perspectives.
• Tobacco cessation. Progress in implementing Article 14 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Accessible and affordable meds.
• Electronic Cigarettes. The evidence and implications.
• Future of Tobacco Control in the region. Innovative strategies to accelerate progress.



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