Eduardo Bianco worked in Uruguay as staff in a Mobile Emergency Medical System in Uruguay for almost 20 years and a clinical cardiologist in a CCU until November 2015. He has been involved in tobacco cessation and control, as well as research on tobacco control for more than 20 years. Since 2000 he has contributed to WHO-FCTC development and implementation in many Latin American countries. Initially he was Director of Tobacco Control Program of InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF) and then as FCA Regional Coordinator. He currently is the Latin American Director of Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) as well as President of The Tobacco Epidemic Research Centre in Uruguay, Head of the Tobacco Control Commission of the National Medical Association, Chair of the WHF- Policy and Advocacy Committee and Board Member of InterAmerican Heart Foundation. In the last few years, he has been engaged on NCDs control and promoted the development of the NCD Alliance in Uruguay in 2011; he currently co-chairs that. Bianco has been awarded in many occasions, at national and international level, due to his tobacco control activities. This includes the Luther Terry Award for his outstanding leadership in tobacco control at the 16th World Conference Tobacco or Health in March 2015, in Abu Dhabi.