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[Asia] Tobacco warning must on 85% pack area, WHO tells India

With the government dragging its feet on implementing harsher anti-tobacco warnings on packages, the WHO has urged the Ministry of Health to roll its earlier decision to cover 85% pack area with stricter warnings.
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 4, 2015 19:37

Four country case studies now available in Russian language

Tobacco control in practice is a series of country case studies illustrating the implementation of various articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). These documents are now also available in Russian and focus on a specific a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 1, 2015 12:15

[Asia, China] WHO Announces ‘Smoke Free’ #RUFREE# Campaign Ahead of June 1 Smoking Ban

#RUFREE# campaign ('Are you free’), or 你有控吗 in Chinese. The main aim of the campaign is to question your own role in creating smoke-free environments and to create a community-wide desire for reduced smoking in public, and private, places.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:22

[Asia, China] SCHREURS: How Much Worse is a Roomful of Smokers Than Beijing's Bad Air? Check this WHO Graphic to See

Well the World Health Organization's got news for you: as few as three people smoking inside a restaurant is a lot worse. Using data culled from the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau and a study of second-hand smoke, the WHO have put together an a
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:43

[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

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

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

[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 (
added Mar 18, 2015 16:36

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

[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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