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GLANTZ: The UN Global Compact (finally) throws the tobacco industry out

it has always been irritating that the UNGC allowed them as members. The industry, of course, then used their membership as part of the “corporate social responsibility” PR efforts. In particular, the industry has worked to undermine implementation of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:10

Monograph 22: A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—a
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:15

A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities (PDF) (564pp)

The persistence of disparities in tobacco use and subsequent tobacco-related disease underscores the importance of focusing on understanding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD). The goal of this NCI monograph... is to synthesize the research lite
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:14

Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

For other indicators, including childhood overweight, suicide mortality, harmful alcohol use, smoking, and interpersonal violence mortality, performance was much more heterogeneous across levels of SDI, with many high-SDI countries performing relatively p
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:12

UN Global Compact Integrity Policy Update

Participating companies whose business involves manufacturing or producing tobacco products will be delisted effective 15 October 2017. Likewise, companies involved in the sale, production, manufacturing, possession, distribution and/or transport of nucl
UN Global Compact
added Sep 14, 2017 15:36

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

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

[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


Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking epidemic. Part 1: From Early Evidence to Global Battle, 1939–1966 Part 2: An Era of Activism, 1967–1985 Part 3: Regulation,
Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:33

[Sri Lanka] Tobacco cultivation will be halted by 2020 – Rajitha

Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne stated a concerted effort is being rendered by the government to curb smoking within Sri Lanka and that he will ensure that the cultivation of tobacco will be halted within the count
Ada Derana (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:25
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