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PAHO launches “Florencia,” a Spanish-language artificial intelligence tool to quit smoking

Washington, D.C., February 8, 2021 (PAHO) The Pan American Health Organization today will launch “Florencia,” the Spanish version of an artificial intelligence tool developed by the World Health Organization to help people quit smoking. The launch is part of WHO’s year-long World No Tobacco Day campaign: "Commit to quitting tobacco." Florencia, which is accessible through...

South America free of smoking in public places, PAHO announces

With the decree recently approved by Paraguay, smoking in indoor public spaces and workplaces is now banned in all countries of  South America. Washington, D.C., January 8, 2021 (PAHO) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today congratulated Paraguay for banning smoking of lit or electronic tobacco products in enclosed public spaces as well as crowded...