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[Africa, South Africa] Empower communities to fight tobacco industry – WHO

As Africa focuses more on integration into different economic agendas with several investors from across the world, little attention has been paid to the fast advancing tobacco industry. The industry has predominantly shifted its target from developed c
The New Vision (ug)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:54
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[South Africa] 10 March 2018: the WHO FCTC Knowledge Hubs adopted a statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-free World

"We will not seek or accept funding from or otherwise collaborate with the Foundation or any of its officers, agents or representatives. · We will not collaborate on projects or activities that receive funding or other support from the Foundation. ''
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:40
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[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco must butt out

There are many who will rail against this, complaining of government interference in their lives. The tobacco industry will accuse government of tampering with job creation. Motsoaledi, though, was having none of that this week: “Are we creating these jo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:17
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[South Africa] President of Smoke-Free Foundation Banned From Tobacco Conference

Derek Yach has been trying to explain that in order to combat the current smoking epidemic, dialogue and collaboration is needed, not hostility. “I am deeply disappointed, therefore, by WHO’s complete mischaracterisation of the nature, structure and inten
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:33
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco use and illness on rise among women, girls

An estimated 13 million women in 37 sub-Saharan countries use tobacco in various ways, including snuff, which is common in South Africa. Moeti, who was speaking at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, said enforcing existing tobacco control la
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:32
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[South Africa] CAPE TOWN DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND A TOBACCO-FREE WORLD

We, participants in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 7-9 March 2018, and civil society organizations as well as individuals from across the globe, are firmly committed to promoting and protecting publ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 26, 2018 00:26
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[South Africa] PHILLIPS: How Low Will They Go? The Irony From The World Conference On Tobacco Or Health

This meeting was originally properly entitled “…tobacco and health,” but some fanatics who do not understand how words work decided that it was wrong ...So now the conference is saddled with a name that suggests borderline illiteracy or weird obsessivenes
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[Africa, South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations announced at conference close

We call on governments to unite with civil society to stop tobacco industry interference and accelerate implementation of the WHO FCTC using a whole of government approach. We urge governments, scientists, research entities, foundations, and civil socie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[South Africa] Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World

we reaffirm the value of the preamble of the WHO [FCTC], in which the Parties express their determination “to give priority to the right to protect public health,” and to respect the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00
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