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[Zimbabwe] BRANSWELL: How a blunder over Robert Mugabe has cost the WHO goodwill it needs

The global health community is struggling to make sense of a blunder that has shaken confidence in the new director-general of the World Health Organization and given rise to concerns — both outside and within the WHO — about the impact the episode will
statnews.com
added Oct 26, 2017 21:22
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[Zimbabwe] W.H.O. Removes Robert Mugabe as ‘Good-Will Ambassador’

After days of scathing criticism around the globe for naming Zimbabwe’s leader, Robert Mugabe, a “good-will ambassador” for health, the leader of the World Health Organization said on Sunday that he had rescinded the title.
New York Times
added Oct 26, 2017 17:46
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[Zimbabwe] WHO ‘rethinking’ naming Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador

Decision will be re-evaluated after appointment of Zimbabwean despot provokes global anger
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 22, 2017 23:53
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[Africa, Uruguay, Zimbabwe] WHO chief 'rethinking' after Mugabe honour outrage

The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday that he was "rethinking" his decision to name Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador, as global outrage over the move mounted. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of t
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 21, 2017 20:04
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[Canada, Netherlands] Calls for new European method to measure cigarette harm

Rijn supports the Canadian Intense Method, which mimics smokers’ actions in squeezing cigarettes with their fingers and lips to assess the harmful substances really getting through. He has asked the RIVM public health body to investigate the difference i
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:21
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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa / Statement of 23 International Public Health Organizations

Given these systematic abuses and his approach to NCDs and tobacco control in the past, NCD civil society present in Montevideo believe that President Mugabe’s appointment as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs cannot be justified.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:58
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[Asia] Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking: Lancet

Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates at least nine million premature deaths — 16 per cent of all deaths worldwide — were caused by diseases from toxic exposure. That's three times more deaths than from AIDS,
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 20, 2017 13:49
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[UK] The Lancet Commission on pollution and health

The Lancet Commission on pollution and health addresses the full health and economic costs of air, water, and soil pollution. Through analyses of existing and emerging data, the Commission reveals pollution’s severe and underreported contribution to the
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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Swapping Cigarettes for Vaping

New evidence suggests e-cigarettes are not without risks to human health, but can be useful in getting people to kick their smoking habit... While none of these studies could address the long-term consequences of e-cigarettes on human health, the data un
The Scientist
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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European Tobacco (Smoking Tobacco, Chewing Tobacco, Snuff) Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

This report focuses on the EU tobacco market, providing a comprehensive analysis and the most recent data on its market size and volume, EU trade, price dynamics, domestic production, and turnover in the industry. The market trends section reveals the ma
Business Wire
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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