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[Zimbabwe] Mugabe would have rejected WHO role, says spokesman after its U-turn

But the appointment was rescinded on Sunday following a backlash from Western donors, rights groups and opposition parties. Last Friday, the state-owned Herald celebrated the largely ceremonial appointment as a “New feather in President’s cap”, adding t
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2017 13:42
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TOC: November 2017 - Volume 26 - 6

Public health benefits from pictorial health warnings on US cigarette packs: a SimSmoke simulation / Social disparities in children's exposure to secondhand smoke in privately owned vehicles / Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame str
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:27
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EDITORIAL: A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The global movement public health activists built over decades of toiling in the trenches must stand together and not allow PMI to buy more time by executing a 21 st century version of the ‘Frank Statement.’
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, we look at reactions to the Philip Morris International (PMI) initiative ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’. It is fitting to recall a quote from Robert Kennedy in his address to the first World Conference on Smoking and Health (as it was
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 13:50
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Philip Morris International Recognized for Environmental Leadership on CDP’s A List for Climate and Water

was again recognized as a global leader for environmental action in the annual CDP rankings. For the fourth year in a row, PMI is on the CDP Climate A List for taking comprehensive action on climate change and for its transparent disclosure process. In ad
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:50
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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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