Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with WHO 2,056 headlines found

2 Views

[Africa] Reason Foundation (Washington, DC): The Vapour Revolution - How Bottom-Up Innovation Is Saving Lives

Vaping may replace smoking within 30 years, extending the lives of a billion people, says new paper from Reason Foundation...The authors are particularly concerned about the possibility that regulation advocated by the [WHO] could kill innovation and ther
All-Africa.com
added Aug 19, 2016 20:04
7 Views

Michael R. Bloomberg Becomes WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases

Mr. Bloomberg’s role and activities will extend the reach of WHO’s work to reduce exposure to the main NCD risk factors: tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and the harmful use of alcohol, as well as to promote proven measures to reduce inju
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:10
3 Views

Michael Bloomberg Is Uniquely Qualified to Serve as WHO Global Ambassador for Non-Communicable Diseases

has made an inspired choice in appointing Michael R. Bloomberg as the WHO Global Ambassador for Non-Communicable Diseases. No one is more qualified and committed than Mayor Bloomberg to lead the global fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such a
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:08
17 Views

Earmarked tobacco taxes: lessons learnt from nine countries (PDF)

this document describes the challenges, set-backs and achievements of nine countries in the six WHo regions (botswana, Egypt, Iceland, Panama, the Philippines, Poland, romania, thailand and Viet Nam) that have introduced laws for earmarking tax revenue
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:09
13 Views

Earmarked tobacco taxes: lessons learnt from nine countries

This publication looks at the experience of nine countries that have an experience in earmarking tobacco tax revenues for health purposes. It describes the challenges, setbacks and achievements of those countries in this field. The studies of the nine co
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:04
6 Views

Nicotine Reduction Strategy is Championed by Growing Number of Scientists and Public Health Experts

22nd Century Group...announced today that in this month’s issue of Tobacco Control, Drs. Dorothy Hatsukami, Ghazi Zaatari and Eric Donny state that failure to act on the (WHO) recommendation of mandating nicotine reductions in cigarettes to non-addictive
Business Wire
added Jul 14, 2016 15:29
28 Views

[Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS V. ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY: WRITTEN SUBMISSION (AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF) BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL SECRETARIAT (PDF)

action taken by Uruguay was taken in light of a substantial body of evidence that large graphic health warnings are an effective means of informing consumers...These bodies of evidence...support the conclusion that the Uruguayan measures in que
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:59
10 Views

[Uruguay] International tribunal upholds states' rights to protect health through tobacco control

The decision was informed by a joint submission or amicus brief, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Secretariat. The brief provided an overview of global tobacco control, including the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:53
14 Views

The case for the WHO Advisory Note, Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy

examine the potential feasibility of reduced nicotine content cigarettes as an approach to tobacco control, and to describe the context in which this approach could be considered. This approach is bold, but worth serious consideration. Why? Because the to
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2016 15:57
13 Views

World Health Organization Recommends “Mandated Reductions in Nicotine to Minimally Addictive Levels”

22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Could Facilitate Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy / (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) has recommended “a policy of limiting the sale of cigarettes to brands with a nicotine content tha
Business Wire
added Jul 11, 2016 21:42
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines