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[Asia-pacific, East Timor, India] Southeast Asian Health Ministers Sign Anti-Tobacco Declaration

The Dili Declaration called on governments, United Nations agencies and partners to accelerate tobacco control in the region which accounts for over one-third of the world's tobacco use. "Tobacco kills 1.3 million people in the region every year, includi
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:31
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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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[Asia-pacific, East Timor, Indonesia] Asia poised to tackle tobacco: WHO

Health ministers from the 11 countries that make up the World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region signed a declaration on Monday pledging to accelerate measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. Around 150 people die of smoking-related causes e
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:17
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, East Timor, Indonesia] WHO calls for greater tobacco awareness

is calling on the 11 countries of their South-East Asia Region to enhance public awareness of the health impacts of all types of tobacco products. It says there should also be effective measures in place to reduce tobacco consumption and actively counter
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:10
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[East Timor, India, Thailand] Tobacco Kills Over 1.3 Million Southeast Asians Every Year: WHO

Singh, regional director for South-East Asia, said: "We know that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable deaths." She was speaking at the inauguration of the WHO's South-East Asia regional committee meeting at Dili (Timor-Leste), where health min
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:08
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[East Timor, South America/Caribbean, UK] Burning Desire: The Seduction of Smoking - Episode 2

Peter Taylor travels to South America and also to East Timor, the country with the highest smoking rate for men in the world, to see whether the cigarette industry can be trusted when it says it does not seduce young people to smoke.
BBC Online
added Jun 6, 2014 14:29
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[East Timor] The country where nearly two-thirds of men smoke

nearly two-thirds of its men hooked on the habit. Why is one of South East Asia's poorest nations so addicted to tobacco? Tobacco is part of the fabric of East Timor - walking through the dark alleyways of market stalls, the air is sweet with the smell o
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2014 08:23
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[Asia-pacific, East Timor, Thailand] Butting out: how some countries are starting to put their health first

In 1991, 60 per cent of men in Thailand were smokers. Since then, the country has introduced some of south-east Asia's toughest smoking laws, with significant success. They include tax increases on cigarettes, advertising bans, anti-smoking campaigns, cle
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:37
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[Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Korea - South, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand] 11 S-E Asian nations to fight tobacco jointly

Times of India
added Sep 10, 2003 00:00
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[Australia] East Timor faces crime gang threat

Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Sep 16, 2002 00:00
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