5th Latin American and Caribbean Conference Tobacco or Health

Register online before June 2, 2017 to take advantage of discounted rates to attend 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. Registration and hotel information can be found at http://www.tobaccoorhealthlac.org . The conference will have simultaneous English-Spanish translation.

The conference is being organized by the InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF), the Uruguayan Honorary Commission for Cardiovascular Health and the Uruguayan Honorary Commission Against Cancer with support from the Pan American Health Organization, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, and many others.

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 with informative tracks on Tobacco Control Policy, Treatment, and Regional Experiences. Research findings will be presented throughout the conference and there will be Posters Sessions and awards for accomplishment.
  • President of Uruguay Dr. Tabaré Vázquez reflecting on his country's commitment to tobacco control
  • Tobacco Control Fiscal Policy: lessons learned and challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Guaranteeing access to tobacco cessation treatments
  • Electronic Cigarettes: A benefit or a dangerous distraction?
  • Regulation of generic cigarette packaging in Latin America.
  • Future of Tobacco Control in the region: Innovative strategies to accelerate progress.
Download the program at a glance here.

For more information and details on how to register for the conference please visit http://www.tobaccoorhealthlac.org .

Uruguay invites you to enjoy the hospitality of this beautiful country!
Beatriz Champagne, PhD
Conference President
Verónica Schoj, MD
Scientific Committee
Eduardo Bianco, MD
Scientific Committee