Advancing implementation of the WHO Framework convention on Tobacco control (WHO FCTC) in the Caribbean Community: Meeting Report (Washington, D.C., 31 August 2018)
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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) held the meeting Advancing implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in the Caribbean Community in Washington D.C. on 31 August 2018. Delegates discussed the status of tobacco control efforts and worked to identify a set of concrete actions and required technical assistance to accelerate progress both at national and subregional levels, with a focus on advancing towards a 100% smoke-free Caribbean by 2022. The meeting was convened as a side event on the margins of the PreCOP8 for the Region of the Americas and was attended by 49 participants, including officials from the Ministries of Health and Foreign Affairs of 18 Caribbean countries and territories, civil society, as well as subregional and international partners. In summary, the meeting provided a platform to share country experiences, challenges and lessons learned; while offering a networking opportunity to expand multisectoral work, enhance policy coherence, and build collaborations with subregional and international partners.
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Pan American Health Organization. Advancing implmentation of the WHO Framework convention on Tobacco control (WHO FCTC) in the Caribbean Community: Meeting Report (Washington, D.C., 31 August 2018). Washington, D.C.: PAHO; 2018.
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