1307224thlaclogo4th Latin American and Caribbean
Conference on Tobacco or Health
San José, Costa Rica
26–28 March 2014

Organized by the Costa Rican Ministry of Health and InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF). This Conference brought together tobacco control scientists, treatment specialists and policy advocates. Conference website: www.tobaccoorhealthlac.org   Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/tabacoOsaludLAC .

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cabezal-vital-aire-vitalThe InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the Global Bridges Healthcare Alliance for Tobacco Dependence Treatment are pleased to announce the winners of the Eighth Interamerican "Vital Air" Journalism Contest focusing on Tobacco Dependence Treatment and supporting Article 14 of the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)."

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Science of Peace Lecture

PDWhitefotoThe "InterAmerican Heart Foundation Science of Peace Lecture" is an invited lecture series that takes place every other year and honors the work of Dr. Paul Dudley White of the United States and Dr. René Favaloro of Argentina. Both recognized the societal causes and implications of cardiovascular disease control and prevention.  They saw health as a human right and paid attention to the social and economic context in which cardiovascular disease occurs.

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HLAC Declaration

Click here to view the HLAC Declaration in pdf.

Associação Paulista de Assistência ao Hipertenso (APAH)

Click here to download a pdf copy of the APAH newsletter for November 2011 - January 2012 in Portuguese.