Search: Advanced search
    
Select language:

About PAHO Online Bookstore

The online Bookstore offers scientific and technical information products published by PAHO and available for sale. Its search engine allows you to find the products by subjects, year, title, series, and keyword. You will also find journal articles, individual chapters, book reviews, press kits, press releases, among others.

Tobacco or Health: Status in the Americas

SP 536
Your name*:

Your e-mail*:

Recipient's email*:
$15.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $20.00 Elsewhere

Description

Order code: SP 536

Tobacco, as has been amply proven, is hazardous to people's health. Nevertheless, in many of the countries of the Americas, use of tobacco has increased, and thus it can be expected that in the next few years the Americas will face a smoking-related epidemic. This book aims to further the understanding of this situation by providing information on the general socioeconomic context, the tobacco industry, tobacco use, smoking and its effects on health, and smoking prevention and control activities in 32 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in Canada. Most of the information contained in this publication cannot be found in any other single source. It will thus serve as a baseline of data for developing countries in the Region as they engage in the complex task of preventing and controlling tobacco use.

Health workers, researchers, and policy makers can use the information presented here to build a coalition against what may be one of the most important public health problems.


Copyright © 2005-2017 PAHO Publications Catalog
Powered by X-Cart: shopping cart software
INVALID SQL: 145 : Table './publicat_catalog/xcart_stats_pages_views' is marked as crashed and should be repaired
SQL QUERY FAILURE:INSERT INTO xcart_stats_pages_views (`pageid`, `date`) VALUES ('8925', '1508705990')