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[Asia, India] Costs of tobacco outweigh Centre’s total spend in health sector! Does it have a plan to deal with this?

Powerful tobacco lobbies have ensured, over the past few months, the government has taken action against two bodies—FCRA clearances were revoked for the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and a Michael Bloomberg charity—that have worked on effectiv
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:12
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[Central America] CID Gallup: Cigarrillos ilícitos financian actividades de las pandillas de El Salvador [CID Gallup: Illegal cigarettes fund gang activity in El Salvador]

The smuggling of illegal cigarettes in Central America has gone from being an ant to an elephant in recent years, with dangerous consequences for public health, the treasury and also for security because it funds organized crime groups, experts say. The
elsalvador.com (sv)
added Sep 18, 2017 14:21
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Tanzania's Zanzibar enforces ban on public smoking

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago has begun enforcing the Tobacco Control Regulations, which bans smoking in public places...the decision to enforce the anti-smoking regulations came after realizing that there is a rise of health problems li
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 17, 2017 14:08
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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Philip Morris pledges $1bn to stub out tobacco smoking

The Swiss-based group, one of the largest cigarette producers, last week registered the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World as a US charitable organisation, with the stated aim of making grants on “how to best achieve a smoke-free world and advance the fi
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:09
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[New York] Global Foundation Launches to Accelerate an End to Smoking Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader... The Foundation has secured initial funding of approximately US$80 million annually over the next 12 years, beginning in 2018, from Philip Morris International (PMI).
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:45
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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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Health Highlights: Sept. 13, 2017: Smoking Reduction Foundation Announced by Tobacco Company

says it will provide about $1 billion over 12 years for a foundation to reduce smoking worldwide, but critics are skeptical of the move. Philip Morris International Inc. said the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World will fund research, assess the effects of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2017 15:27
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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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