The “EAT-Brazil Tobacco Control Award” is an award organized by EAT-Brazil and aimed at encouraging Brazilian undergraduate students to propose strategies to improve tobacco control in their country. Its first edition was in 2018 and the organization committee is evaluating if the next ones will be made annually or biannually.
EAT-Brazil was funded in 2016 and it is already implemented in almost 15 Brazilian medical schools. Besides that, EAT-Brazil conducts randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the effectiveness of its actions.
Award rules 2018: available here (only in Portuguese)
Eligibility criteria: any Brazilian undergraduate* student is eligible
Award results: May 31, 2018 (in celebration of World No Tobacco Day)
Award Winner 2018: Lucas Guimarães de Azevedo, from the School of Medicine at Federal University of Western Bahia, with the essay “The challenge of tobacco control for the next generations”.
*In Brazil, schools for advanced degrees in professional fields, such as medicine, nursing, business, or law, are also categorized as undergraduate schools.