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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

Download Preliminary Agenda
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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.

 
 

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

320USD
Costs in US dollars, valid Between Mar. 10, 2017 and Jun. 2, 2017
At venue:
350 US
Registration
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General B

Latin America and Developing Countries
220USD
Costs in US dollars, valid Between Mar. 10, 2017 and Jun. 2, 2017
At venue:
250 USD
Registration
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Members

IAHF-FIC, SUT, CIET, ASAT & UATA
120USD
Costs in US dollars, valid Between Mar. 10, 2017 and Jun. 2, 2017
At venue:
150 USD
Registration
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Students



90USD
Costs in US dollars, valid Between Mar. 10, 2017 and Jun. 2, 2017:
At venue:
100 USD
Registration

Organizers

 

Co-Organizers

 
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