Report on Tobacco Control in the Region of the Americas 2018

December 2019
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  • Publisher
    Pan American Health Organization
  • Published
    12th December 2019
  • ISBN 9789275120156
  • Language English
  • Pages 176 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"

This new edition of the Report on Tobacco Control in the Region of the Americas describes the current situation and trends of the tobacco epidemic in the Region of the Americas. It includes contributions from guest experts who share their views on subjects of great interest to the Region, such as the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, regulation of new (and old) products, and lessons learned. The report also includes a Country Profiles section, which shows the status of implementation of the six MPOWER measures in each of the 35 Member States of the Region.

Pan American Health Organization

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is the specialized international health agency for the Americas. Under the leadership of its 52 member countries and territories, PAHO sets regional health priorities, mobilizes action to address health problems and published reports and health guidelines to further those aims. Wearing two institutional hats, PAHO is the specialized health agency of the Inter-American System and also serves as Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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