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[Switzerland] Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8)

Documentation / Registration / Logistics / Press / media accreditation / COP8 news
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:05
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[Switzerland] Protecting present and future generations

The Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO FCTC will be convened in Geneva (Switzerland), at the seat of the Convention Secretariat, from 1 to 6 October 2018. If 40 Parties to the treaty become Parties to the Protocol to Elimina
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:03
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WHO marks 70th birthday: “Universal health coverage, everyone, everywhere”

On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use.
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:18
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WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: “The enjoyment of t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 5, 2018 15:48
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The WHO FCTC Secretariat briefring about the funding of ILO projects by the tobacco industry

addressed the concerns of the Convention Secretariat about the funding of ILO projects by the tobacco industry and shared the view of the Secretariat from the perspective of the provisions of the WHO FCTC and its guidelines related to preventing tobacco i
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:43
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The Convention Secretariat’s engagement during the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

The Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ... The busy week will also include a Convention Secretariat booth located at the Exhibition Area. March 7 will see the Plenary Opening session of the 17th WCTOH in which Dr Vera Luiza
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:42
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Gender issues at the core of tobacco control

Tobacco growing requires specially high levels of pesticides and fertilizers. In low and middle income countries (LMICs), tobacco farmers, who are mainly women, are subjected to the risks of exposure to tobacco products given the poor working conditions.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:41
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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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[South Africa] WHO’s Director-General flagged three ways to control the tobacco epidemic

During the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH 2018), Dr Tedros, Director-General of the WHO, opened the plenary with a remarkable speech where he stressed that global tobacco control efforts are gaining accelerated momentum but there is mu
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:39
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[France] French public sector scheme Ircantec to divest from tobacco

The €9.8bn French public sector pension scheme Ircantec is pulling out of the tobacco industry, a decision affecting some €20m of investments. Jean-Pierre Costes, president of Ircantec’s board of directors, told IPE that it made the decision for several
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:13
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