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Welcome

The InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF), the Uruguayan Honorary Commission for Cardiovascular Health (CHSCV) and the Uruguayan Honorary Commission Against Cancer (CHLCC) are pleased to announce 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. You are cordially invited to be a part of this premier tobacco control meeting for the Latin American and Caribbean region.
 
You will find tracks on Tobacco Control Policy, Treatment of Tobacco Dependecy, and Regional Experiences. Up-to-date research findings will be presented throughout the conference.  There will be Posters Sessions and awards for accomplishment.
 
Plenaries:
 
  • 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.
 
Uruguay invites you to enjoy the hospitality of this beautiful country!
 
 
Beatriz Champagne, PhD
Conference President
Verónica Schoj, MD
Scientific Committee
Chair
Eduardo Bianco, MD
Scientific Committee
Vice-Chair
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Authorities

Know who make up the various committees of Congress.
 

Program

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Plenary 1.
Plane regulation cigarette packaging: Towards a standardized packaging in Latin America 

 
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Plenary 2.
Tobacco taxation

 
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Plenary 3.
Electronic cigarette, a small profit, a big profit or a dangerous distraction?

 
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Plenary 4.
Tobacco cessation. 

 
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Plenary 5.
The future of Tobacco control in the region: innovative progress in Latin America and the Caribbean strategies.

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Special session.
"Health over Trade: Litigation PMI - Uruguay"

 


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Track 1.
Tobacco cessation.

 
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Track 2.
Tobacco control policy.

 
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Track 3.
Experiences.

 
 

Workshops

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE TO CONFERENCE REGISTRANTS ON TUESDAY JUNE 13, 2017
4th FLOOR, RADISSON MONTEVIDEO VICTORIA PLAZA HOTEL, URUGUAY

NOTE: YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE WORKSHOPS

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- Workshop 1.
Plain Packaging: Evidence and legal arguments
(By invitation)

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- Workshop 2.
FCTC Article 14 on tobacco cessation strategies.
(By invitation)

 
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- Workshop 4.
Policy Dialogue with decision makers and experts to review the impact of tobacco control measures in seven countries
(By invitation)

 
 

Poster

Information and guidelines on the presentation of poster abstracts
 

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VENUE
Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay

 
 
 

Registration

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General A

Developed Countries

350USD
At venue
 
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General B

Latin America and Developing Countries
250USD
At venue
 
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Members

IAHF-FIC, SUT, CIET, ASAT & UATA
150USD
At venue
 
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Students



100USD
At venue
 
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Organizers

 

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Co-sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization

 

 
 

Institutional Sponsors

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK)
Centro Internacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (IDRC)
Escuela Bloomberg de Salud Pública de la Universidad de Johns Hopkins
American Cancer Society (ACS)
Sociedad para la Investigación sobre Nicotina y Tabaco (SRNT)
American Heart Association (AHA)
Unión Internacional contra la Tuberculosis y Enfermedades Pulmonares (La Unión)
International Center for Tobacco Cessation (ICTC)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Corporate Accountability International (CAI)

 

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