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Tabaco mata mais que sida, tuberculose e malária juntas e só vai piorar, alerta OMS

March 3, 2017

Um novo estudo da Organização Mundial de Saúde alerta para o impacto “sem paralelo” do tabagismo na saúde pública. Os investigadores avisam que as doenças associadas ao tabaco são responsáveis por quase 6% dos gastos mundiais em saúde, num total de 400 mil milhões de euros. Ler mais

CME Accreditation

February 22, 2017

7th ECTOH – Conference on Tobacco or Health was granted 17 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

The 'Portuguese League Against Cancer' (or) '7th ECTOH – Conference on Tobacco or Health ' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

The '7th ECTOH – Conference on Tobacco or Health ' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 17 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at

Preliminary Program

November 15, 2016

The preliminary program as been announced today. You can check here.

Plain Packaging

July 7, 2016

Plain packaging

“Plain packaging reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products. It kills the glamour, which is appropriate for a product that kills people,” says WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan. “It restricts tobacco advertising and promotion. It limits misleading packaging and labelling. And it increases the effectiveness of health warnings.”

Plain packaging is recommended in WHO FCTC guidelines as part of a comprehensive approach to tobacco control that includes large graphic health warnings and comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

12 Ways to reduce your risk

May 30, 2016

We should think about this....

May 25, 2016

Plain Packaging in the agenda

May 17, 2016

Plain packaging

The plain packages will be in the 2017 ECTOH's agenda!
Keep in touch to know everything about the programme topics.
It's still possible to present sessions proposal until the 31st of May!

Organized by:

Health Program - European Union
Association of European Cancer Leagues
Liga Portuguesa Contra o Cancro

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