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Using MPOWER policies to address tobacco impact on the environment
Using MPOWER policies to address tobacco impact on the environment
2022-10-10

[EXTRACT]. Beyond the call to governments and policymakers, World No Tobacco Day 2022 established an opportunity to create, or strengthen, partnerships between academics, advo- cates, youth and others in tobacco control and environmental protection, ...

The case for investment in tobacco control: lessons from four countries in the Americas
The case for investment in tobacco control: lessons from four countries in the Americas
2022-10-06

[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To synthesize learnings from four national tobacco control investment cases conducted in the Ameri- cas (Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Suriname) under the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ...

Diretriz para o tratamento farmacológico da hipertensão arterial em adultos
Diretriz para o tratamento farmacológico da hipertensão arterial em adultos
2022-10-06

Mais pessoas morrem a cada ano de doenças cardiovasculares do que de qualquer outra causa. Mais de três quartos das mortes por doenças cardíacas e acidentes vasculares cerebrais ocorrem em países de baixa e média renda. A hipertensão - ou pressão alta ...

COVID-19 Situation Report, n.81 (31 August 2022)
COVID-19 Situation Report, n.81 (31 August 2022)
2022-10-06

Following an outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China, rapid community, regional and international spread occurred with exponential growth in cases and deaths. On 30 January 2020, the Director-General (DG) of ...

Case for investment in tobacco cessation: a population based  analysis in low- and middle-income countries
Case for investment in tobacco cessation: a population based analysis in low- and middle-income countries
2022-10-05

[ABSTRACT]. This study aimed to estimate the return on investments of three population-level tobacco cessation strategies and three pharmacological interventions. The analysis included 124 low- and middle-income countries, and assumed a 10-year ...

The fallacy of science is science: the impact of conflict of interest in vaping articles
The fallacy of science is science: the impact of conflict of interest in vaping articles
2022-10-05

[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To explore the association between reporting conflict of interest (COI) and having a positive outcome toward vaping in scientific articles. Methods. A cross-sectional study that analyzed a sample of 697 articles published between ...

Beneficios del impuesto a los cigarros en México: análisis por sexo y quintil de ingreso
Beneficios del impuesto a los cigarros en México: análisis por sexo y quintil de ingreso
2022-10-05

[RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Estimar los beneficios económicos y en salud, por sexo y por quintil de ingreso, del incremento de los precios de los cigarros mediante impuestos en México. Métodos. Con un modelo de costo-efectividad extendido (ECEA, por su sigla ...

Towards a smoke-free world? South America became the first 100% smoke-free subregion in the Americas
Towards a smoke-free world? South America became the first 100% smoke-free subregion in the Americas
2022-10-05

[ABSTRACT]. Almost 20 years after the launching by the Pan American Health Organization of its “Smoke-Free Americas” initiative in 2001, in December 2020, South America became the first subregion in the Americas to accomplish 100% smoke-free environments ...

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