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Justiça ordena fechamento de áreas para fumantes em cafeterias na Holanda

Brazil sees sharp reduction in number of smokers

The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, of which Brazil is a signatory, has helped speed up the reduction in the number of smokers in the country, which already had been seen in previous years.

A proibição do fumo em lugares públicos é uma das medidas que tem dado bons resultados

WHO praises Brazil’s move against int’l tobacco firms

Brazil was praised by the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control after the government of the Latin American country demanded major tobacco manufacturers compensation over public health costs for the treatment of tobacco-related diseases, as des


Molecule created in Brazil helps fight heart failure

A molecule designed at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of São Paulo (ICB-USB) may increase the quality of life and life expectancy of people suffering from congestive heart failure.


WHO declares Paraguay free of malaria

Paraguay received a certificate from the World Health Organization (WHO) in San José, Costa Rica, stating the country is now free of malaria. The nation was the first to receive the certificate since 1973, when Cuba was certified.