Headlines Tagged with Australia and Oceania — 61 headlines found
Experts in tobacco control from across the Oceania region were in Perth, Western Australia, for the three-day Oceania Tobacco Control Conference from October 20th hosted by Cancer Council WA.
Nov 22, 2015 You Tube
added Nov 25, 2015 15:56
Kiribati, which has one of the highest smoking rates in the Pacific... At the recently concluded Tenth Pacific Health Ministers meeting in Samoa, Health Ministers agreed to adopt a Tobacco-free Pacific Goal by 2025 as a way to mitigate the Non Communicabl
Jul 28, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 28, 2013 19:58
The newly opened television and radio stations of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa will not carry alcohol and cigarette advertising. Its general manager, Tuiasau Uelese Petaia, says television must be an avenue used for the betterment of fam
May 17, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 18, 2013 11:18
Cuba has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia's landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
May 6, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 6, 2013 13:46
Tobacco control is being restructured in Asia. It has moved from being isolated, individualistic, and ad hoc, to a mainstream public health approach ... The epidemic will not only be solved in the corridors of clinics and hospitals, but also in the corr
May 4, 2013 The Lancet (uk)
added May 6, 2013 12:43
Statistics New Zealand has released figures collected from 2010 to 2012, which show the gap between Maori and non Maori has narrowed to about seven years. Maori men can expect to live to 72.8 years, and Maori women to 76.5 years.
Apr 17, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:03
Citi updated its view of the e-cig market to reflect this and other changes. Their conclusion: E-cigarettes have now reached, at best, a temporary plateau in expanding. The most immediate issue is that they have worked their way through all possible early
May 15, 2014 Business Insider
added May 15, 2014 10:32
"Big tobacco will stop at nothing to use every opportunity they can to intimidate countries to not take appropriate public health measures," Jane Halton, Australia's health minister, told AFP in Geneva at a meeting marking World No Tobacco Day.
May 31, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:07
A suggestion by a Palmerston North city councillor that Maori women be sterilised to stop them smoking in front of their children has outraged councillors and Maori health advocates. Councillor Bruce Wilson was speaking at the community wellbeing commit
Apr 5, 2013 nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:42
Successful NGO-police cooperation has virtually halted the illegal sale of tobacco products to minors on Ebeye Island in the Marshall Islands, but the successful enforcement has come with a price: the sale of betel nut, banned by local government ordinan
Oct 6, 2014 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:02