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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] CHAN: WHO Director-General launches report on the global status of noncommunicable diseases

The report we are launching today charts what is being done to reduce a very heavy global burden of premature mortality... Which is stronger? The forces that drive these diseases or the powers of public health? The health sector will never have financia
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:09
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
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Russian Federation launches largest social media campaign in the last 3 years to curb tobacco use

the largest anti-tobacco social media campaign in Russia in the last 3 years. It is running as a display on 1000 billboards and 3000 street posters, and is supported by a video... This campaign is another example of the serious efforts of the country to t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:28
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed 'out of business'

World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan urged global action on Wednesday to drive tobacco companies "out of business" and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, C
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:36
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Tobacco use declining but major intensification needed in reduction and control efforts

governments must intensify action to combat the tobacco industry and dramatically reduce consumption of tobacco products ... Non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, according to a new online WHO Global Report on Trends in Tobacco Smoking, launched
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:29
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates Launch Anti-Tobacco Legal Fund

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2015 15:07
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WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed ‘out of business’

World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan urged global action Wednesday to drive tobacco companies “out of business” and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, Chan
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 18, 2015 13:49
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Global trends and projections for tobacco use, 1990–2025: an analysis of smoking indicators from the WHO Comprehensive Information Systems for Tobacco Control

Immediate, effective, and sustained action is necessary to attain and maintain desirable trajectories for tobacco control and achieve global convergence towards elimination of tobacco use.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:31
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Russian smokers down 17% since 2013

On the 2-year anniversary of Russia's historic tobacco control law, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported encouraging prevalence numbers. The number of smokers in Russia has fallen by about 17% since the adoption of tobacco control le
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:31
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[Africa, Kenya] You're Killing People, Tobacco Firms Told

THE World Health Organisation has put cigarette makers on the spot for flouting anti-tobacco laws like the ban on advertising. Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO's framework convention on tobacco control (
All-Africa.com
added Mar 3, 2015 14:08
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