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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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[Africa, South Africa] Experts, policy makers head to Cape Town to battle 'Big Tobacco'

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers are convening this week in Cape Town to confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting from Ma
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:49
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Companies Making a Fortune in Southeast Asia

About 10 percent of the world’s one billion smokers live in the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Indonesia and the Philippines have some of the world’s largest smoking populations. In the low and middle-income count
News Lens (hk)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group reminder: Put new graphic warnings on tobacco packaging

Health advocates reminded the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that the new graphic health warnings (GHW), showing the harmful effects of smoking, should appear on all tobacco packaging. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) said that
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:22
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YACH: ACCELERATING AN END TO SMOKING

Their calls are igniting excitement to invest and innovate in these areas among cutting-edge scientists, entrepreneurs and large companies. In the few months since we have launched the Foundation we have witnessed this first hand. This reality offers us a
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Luczon: Burning questions in tobacco control

despite all this, its implementation remains a challenge. Even the owner of that store in Cogon still sells cigarette sticks and even in cases. This is a reality that is still lamented by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines, A
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:59
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LETTER TO WALT DISNEY Re: Fox Searchlight movies(PDF)

Dear Mr. Iger: As investors representing $556 billion... Summary We propose the following steps to manage the public health risk posed by the Fox film acquisition, which align with recommendations from global health experts: (1) Extend The Walt D
Seventh Generation Interfaith CRI
added Apr 26, 2018 02:57
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[Africa, Kenya] WANYONYI / KIDIYA: Wiping out illicit tobacco trade

the ITP will enter into force and become binding on the 90th day following the 40th ratification by parties to the FCTC. As of February 1, Togo became the 34th country to ratify and so far, only six more countries are needed. Thereafter, parties will beg
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:25
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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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