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UN Global Compact ban recognises the tobacco industry’s incompatibility with responsible, sustainable business (PDF)

The global noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) community has welcomed today’s announcement by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) to exclude the tobacco industry from participating in the initiative. UNGC is the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:41
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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GLANTZ: The UN Global Compact (finally) throws the tobacco industry out

it has always been irritating that the UNGC allowed them as members. The industry, of course, then used their membership as part of the “corporate social responsibility” PR efforts. In particular, the industry has worked to undermine implementation of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:10
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[UK] Global Burden of Disease

The Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to health at global, national and regional levels
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:21
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Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

For other indicators, including childhood overweight, suicide mortality, harmful alcohol use, smoking, and interpersonal violence mortality, performance was much more heterogeneous across levels of SDI, with many high-SDI countries performing relatively p
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:12
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UN Global Compact Integrity Policy Update

Participating companies whose business involves manufacturing or producing tobacco products will be delisted effective 15 October 2017. Likewise, companies involved in the sale, production, manufacturing, possession, distribution and/or transport of nucl
UN Global Compact
added Sep 14, 2017 15:36
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[Australia] Study warns of potential dangers of e-cigarette use during pregnancy

A new study from the University of Technology in Australia has linked vaping to an increased risk of asthma in children. Researchers are due to present the findings at the European Respiratory Society International Congress tomorrow.
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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UN Global Compact Shows Leadership by Dropping Tobacco Industry Members

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) today announced that it would bar tobacco companies and any other organization that derives revenue...The announcement properly places the tobacco industry in shameful company.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:36
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Led by Dr. Tom Frieden, New Global Health Initiative – Resolve – Will Save Lives and Improve Health Around the World

The initiative aims to save more than 100 million lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes and will also help countries improve epidemic preparedness and response. The initiative will be based at Vital Strategies, a New York-based global health organ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:34
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Dr. Tom Frieden to Lead New Global Health Initiative, Backed by $225 Million in Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Resolve - To Save 100 Million Lives and Prevent Epidemics - is a five-year initiative to accelerate progress in reducing deaths from heart attack and stroke and to prevent deadly epidemics in low- and middle-income countries
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:33
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