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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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[Asia, Nepal] Plain packaging on the cards for tobacco products

The plain packaging requires removal of all branding--colour, imagery, corporate logos and trademark--and manufacturers have to print only the brand name in a mandated size, font and place on the packet, in addition to health warnings. Once it comes int
Kathmandu Post (np)
added May 9, 2017 15:56
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[Asia, Nepal] Permit must for tobacco item sale from March 14

As Nepal witnesses an increased burden of non-communicable diseases, the government has ordered the management of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. Besides, all the shops selling tobacco products should be registered
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Asia, Nepal] NEOPANE: Death breath / Govt should adopt measures to fight the most common non-communicable disease in the country - Dr. Arpana Neopane

November 16 is observed internationally as the World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day... As clinicians, we talk to our patients and their family about the five measures to prevent COPD and to keep their lungs healthy. First and foremost, s
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Nov 16, 2016 18:36
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[Nepal] 1000 nabbed in 3 days for smoking in public

The Metropolitan Police Range has booked over 1,000 people for smoking in public in three days. The arrestees, who were held from various places in Kathmandu, were released after paying Rs100 fine each. Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu said the arrest
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:12
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[Asia] BANSTOLA/BANSTOLA: Point of Sale Display: A Call to Action on Prohibition of Tobacco Products in Nepal

PoS creates a perception that cigarettes are easily accessible, available and also help young people remember brands and may aid in the popularity of products. PoS displays are often considered as a promotional tool in its own right. ... There is an urgen
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 5, 2015 08:36
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[Nepal] Health experts urge govt to make hospitals smoke-free zones

Speakers at a programme today urged government authorities to make hospitals a 'smoke-free area' and to fully implement the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act. Dr Prakash Neupane‚ senior consultant surgeon and surgical oncologist‚ said the st
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:24
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[Nepal] CHAULAGAIN : No to tobacco use

Greater public awareness campaigns need to be undertaken across the country, highlighting the perils of tobacco consumption in truly vivid terms.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Nov 29, 2012 14:14
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[Nepal] 'Act tough on use of tobacco'

Resource Centre for Primary Health Care (RECPHEC) has issued the Kathmandu declaration drawing the attention of the government to ensure health rights and the effective implementation of anti-tobacco act. Issuing a statement, the Centre has asked the gove
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Oct 6, 2012 06:02
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[Nepal] Doctors sound alarm on tobacco consumption

Speaking at a discussion programme organised by the Ministry of Health and Population here today, Dr Koirala said smoking is one of the causes of lung cancer among the people.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Aug 1, 2012 23:49
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