Ministry of Health (Minsa) II. He held the International Interdisciplinary Congress on Smoking and non-commercial diseases in order to promote the prevention of the population's tobacco.
Through this activity, Minsa's training of collaborators, a thousand technicians and three hundred administrators said, is indicated in a press release to "improve the knowledge and skills of healthcare managers, improve the management of smoking, preventive and control improvement". .
The ongoing training for the body's professionals led to the parallel action of this scientific agreement to raise the interest of smoking cigarettes for tobacco users and awareness of the damage population, which causes cigarette use, photography competition, painting competition, clinical case studies, research work competition , troubadour competition, regional competition, under the motto. The Tobacco Congress breaks hearts, chooses health. "
According to MINSA, over 10 years, Panama has a comprehensive control tobacco policy since 2004, which is part of the General Agreement on Tobacco Control (FCTC). In any case, it is based on the application of national laws set forth by the provisions, as set forth in the Law Resolutions, as in Law 13 of January 24, 2008.
There are several important points on the legal regulation of tobacco control: offering smoking cessation programs, 100% smoke-free environments (bars, pubs and others), health notes, pictograms and texts. Packs of cigars, a cigarette tax increase (which is why a percentage is transferred to the Ministry of Health to treat and treat smoking and treat such illnesses).