Luis Caceres

Luis Caceres
Ontario Ministry Of Health

Master of Public Administration

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The Tobacco Inspection System is a database used by 36 public health units in Ontario to report on inspection activities for compliance with various aspects of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. Since its inception in 2007, TIS has evolved from a simple data collection tool and become an important component as to how the Ministry of Health and Long-Term C...
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This report presents an overview of tobacco, cigarettes, and tobacco control in Paraguay. It captures some key areas that are impeding tobacco control efforts in Paraguay, and at the same time, describe some of Paraguay’s tobacco control successes, including the signing and ratification of the FCTC. The research was conducted between February and M...
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Illicit tobacco and cigarette smuggling is a serious global health policy problem. This poster will examine Paraguay’s documented involvement in the illicit tobacco and cigarette trade, including the links with government corruption and poverty and development. The poster will also discuss Paraguay’s significant cigarette manufacturing industry and...
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Although workplaces and health care facilities in Uganda are far from smoke free, there is evidence that a PHA can lead policy changes for smoke free spaces and at the same time, communicate the risks of tobacco use for health promotion. The inclusion of tobacco control in health and safety training activities, collective bargaining agreements, and...
Technical Report
Under the rubric of “public service renewal”, the federal government is focusing considerable energy on the problem of replacing the many public servants who are close to retirement. Replacing those expected to retire in the near future will be made more difficult by the relatively small size of the younger generation. Young people who aspire to fi...
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The Latino Cancer Institute (LCI) is an organization born from the idea that to overcome cancer affecting U.S. Latinos, they require a civil society champion and effective agency network to strategize and action on cancer at the national level. The LCI is the first cancer control organization dedicated to advocate action on cancer for all Latinos i...
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Canadian jurisdictions are exploring policies such as licensing and zoning laws to reform the tobacco retailing sector. Although these options may be challenging to implement in Canada because of existing laws and regulations, it may be possible to apply lessons learned to LMICs where the tobacco retail environment remains largely unregulated and n...
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In support of the renewed Smoke-Free Ontario (SFO) strategy and work underway to build and enhance our provincial cessation system, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) sought out more detail of current approaches to cessation across Public Health Units (PHUs). A survey was developed to solicit more information to inform the role of P...
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In Hungary on 1 July 2013, a law came into force to limit the distribution of tobacco products nationwide to government-licensed or a designated retail outlets network called ‘National Tobacco Shops’. The move is a bold effort by the Hungarian government to reduce youth smoking, and is projected to dramatically reduce the number of outlets allowed...
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On 21 April, Horacio Cartes was elected to a 5-year term as president of Paraguay—a country with the dubious distinction as one of the world's top producers of contraband cigarettes. Cartes’ win returns to power the conservative Colorado Party following former President Fernando Lugo’s impeachment in June 2012. While Cartes’ election ends Paraguay'...
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Despite the challenges faced by ANSAP, there is evidence that the formation of partnerships, the development of institutional capacity, and the creation of spaces for intersectoral health dialogue and education, galvanize effective public health action in Nicaragua. Through local forums, conferences, seminars, and meetings, ANSAP and its local bran...
Technical Report
The Ontario government is renewing its tobacco strategy and has the opportunity to address the problem of widespread availability of tobacco products in the retail environment. This paper analyzes and evaluates one option for reducing the number of tobacco retail outlets: moving from essentially a potentially unlimited number of retailers selling t...
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This presentation demonstrates that a simple keyword search, scan and analysis of local newspaper websites can develop a contextual analysis of tobacco control in a small developing country like Paraguay. Various tobacco-related Spanish keywords were entered into a built-in search engine on the websites of several online Paraguayan newspapers to pr...
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Despite the challenges faced by these emerging African PHA associational networks, there is evidence that these networks connect and advance the global public health agenda. African PHA networks reinforce collaboration and consensus between different institutions, especially those with particular linguistic representational needs. It provides a con...
Conference Paper
Public space and social action in Mexico has historically been organized and framed by the State, limiting the development of civil society organizations (CSOs) to affect social change and influence public policy. However, various solidarity movements and political reforms in Mexico have emerged as a result of economic crises, political changes, an...
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The privatization of health services in developing countries has been proposed as a solution to reduce corruption in health because competition will reduce the inefficiencies inherent in the state monopoly over the health sector. Privatization is said to formalize the informal payments made by patients for better health care, improve accountability...
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Although an open public sphere with free debate and action amongst civil society has not yet been fully achieved in Uganda, NGOs can contribute to policy change and UNACOH demonstrates this future potential. UNACOH is also an example to other African indigenous NGOs, inside and outside the sphere of global health, on how they should be shaping poli...
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Trachoma is the most common infective acute cause of blindness and is a global epidemic. This poster examined trachoma and identified the causes of its transmission, including the links with poverty and gender. It also discussed how the evidence-based “SAFE” strategy (Surgery, Antibiotic treatment, clean Faces, and Environmental changes) plays an i...

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