Affiliation: Harvard University
- Compliance to the smoke-free law in Guatemala 5-years after implementationJoaquin Barnoya
Research Department, Cardiovascular Surgery Unit of Guatemala, 9th Avenue, 8 00, Zone 11, 01011, Guatemala City, Guatemala
BMC Public Health 16:318. 2016..Six months after a smoking ban was implemented in 2009, levels significantly decreased. However, in 2010, poor law compliance was observed. Therefore, we sought to assess long-term compliance to the ban using SHS measurements...
- Philip Morris involvement in the development of an air quality laboratory in El SalvadorC E Kummerfeldt
Cardiovascular Unit of Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Tob Control 18:241-4. 2009..The tobacco industry has organised research institutions to generate misleading data on indoor air quality, including second-hand smoke exposure and health effects...
- Child-oriented marketing techniques in snack food packages in GuatemalaVioleta Chacon
Department of Research, Cardiovascular Surgery Unit of Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
BMC Public Health 13:967. 2013....
- Increasing chronic disease research capacity in Guatemala through a mentoring programJoaquin Barnoya
Unidad de Cirugia Cardiovascular de Guatemala and Washington University in St Louis
Can J Public Health 104:e427-32. 2013..The Chronic Disease Research Fellowship Program (RFP) aims to build the research capacity of recent medical graduates to support the development of chronic disease control strategies...
- Smoking cessation medications and cigarettes in Guatemala pharmaciesErnesto Viteri
Department of Research, Cardiovascular Unit of Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Tob Control 21:477-81. 2012..Pharmacies are fundamental in providing smoking cessation medications but also might increase the availability of cigarettes...
- Secondhand smoke exposure in bars and restaurants in Guatemala City: before and after smoking ban evaluationJoaquin Barnoya
Cardiovascular Unit of Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Cancer Causes Control 22:151-6. 2011..In February 2009, Guatemala implemented a comprehensive smoking ban. We assessed air nicotine levels in bars and restaurants 6 months after the ban (post-ban) and compared them with levels found in 2006 (pre-ban)...
- Tobacco point-of-sale advertising in Guatemala City, Guatemala and Buenos Aires, ArgentinaJoaquin Barnoya
Cardiovascular Unit of Guatemala, 6a Ave 8 71 zona 10, Clinica 3, Ala Sur 01010, Guatemala, USA
Tob Control 19:338-41. 2010..To determine tobacco point of sale advertising prevalence in Guatemala City, Guatemala and Buenos Aires, Argentina...
- Secondhand smoke exposure in public places in Guatemala: comparison with other Latin American countriesJoaquin Barnoya
Department of Pediatrics, Unidad de Cirugia Cardiovascular de Guatemala, Guatemala City 01010, Guatemala
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2730-5. 2007..To measure secondhand smoke levels in workplaces in Guatemala and to compare exposure to levels in other Latin American cities...
- Cardiovascular effects of second-hand smoke help explain the benefits of smoke-free legislation on heart disease burdenJoaquin Barnoya
Department of Pediatrics, Unidad de Cirugia Cardiovascular de Guatemala, Guatemala
J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:457-62. 2006..However, cardiovascular function is partially recovered after SHS exposure ends. Given the evidence, cardiovascular nurses should advise their patients and relatives to avoid SHS exposure and demand smoke-free workplaces and homes...
- Surgical versus percutaneous occlusion of ostium secundum atrial septal defects: results and cost-effective considerations in a low-income countryVladimiro L Vida
Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Unidad de Cirugía Cardiovascular de Cardiovascular UNICAR, Guatemala City, Guatemala
J Am Coll Cardiol 47:326-31. 2006..Golden Valley, Minnesota) device compared with surgical closure of an ostium secundum atrial septal defect (ASD II) in Guatemala...
- Secondhand smoke exposure among women and children: evidence from 31 countriesHeather Wipfli
Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, W6027, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Public Health 98:672-9. 2008....
- Radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia in children and adolescents : feasibility and cost-effectiveness in a low-income countryVladimiro L Vida
Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, UNICAR, Guatemala City, 01011 Guatemala CA
Pediatr Cardiol 27:434-9. 2006..Resources must be judiciously allocated, especially in low-income countries, to treat the largest number of pediatric patients...
- The tobacco industry and secondhand smoke: lessons from Central and South AmericaJoaquin Barnoya
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ethn Dis 13:S88-90. 2003..Further delay in implementing smoke-free environments will only increase the burden of cardiovascular disease in both areas of the world...
- Secondhand smoke: the evidence of danger keeps growingJoaquin Barnoya
Am J Med 116:201-2. 2004
- Secondhand smoke and cardiologists: the missing linkJoaquin Barnoya
Int J Cardiol 93:331; author reply 333. 2004
- Argentina: "non-smokers' dictatorship"Javier Saimovici
Tob Control 13:6. 2004
- Modifiable behavioral factors as causes of deathJoaquin Barnoya
JAMA 291:2941-2; author reply 2942-3. 2004
- Cardiovascular effects of secondhand smoke: nearly as large as smokingJoaquin Barnoya
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, Cardiovascular Research Institute, and Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1390, USA
Circulation 111:2684-98. 2005..This effect is larger than one would expect on the basis of the risks associated with active smoking and the relative doses of tobacco smoke delivered to smokers and nonsmokers...
- The tobacco industry's worldwide ETS consultants project: European and Asian componentsJoaquin Barnoya
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, Institute for Health Policy Studies, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Eur J Public Health 16:69-77. 2006..Only those countries in which the industry foresaw SHS restrictions were included. This paper describes the European and Asian components of the tobacco industry's worldwide ETS consultants program...
- Knowledge and use of tobacco among Guatemalan physiciansJoaquin Barnoya
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, Institute for Health Policy Studies, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Cancer Causes Control 13:879-81. 2002