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    Peru Launches Anti-tobacco Program

    Friday, August 10th, 2007

    Synopsis in English: With much fanfare but few concrete details, Peru’s Health Ministry (MINSA) recently launched a five-year “National Plan to Combat Tobacco Addiction.” According to Health Minister Dr. Carlos Vallejos Sologuren, currently in Peru there are as many as 3.8 million smokers; 60.5% have tried tobacco smoking at least once in their life; the […]

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    World No-Tobacco Day in LAC: PAHO Honors Those Making a Difference

    Thursday, May 31st, 2007

    From the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO): PAHO Honors Eight on World No Tobacco Day Individuals and institutions recognized for their contributions to tobacco control The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) marked World No Tobacco Day, May 31, by recognizing three individuals, four government agencies, and a nongovernmental organization for their contributions to smoke-free environments […]

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