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[Africa, Russia] EDITORIAL: The Ebola Twilight of Public Institutions / The WHO and CDC are failing in their core health mission

WHO has long been a growing irrelevance, as director-general Margaret Chan spent the week not in Monrovia but Moscow, pontificating at a WHO conference aimed at raising global tobacco taxes. More disquieting are the failures of the Centers for Disease Co
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 16, 2014 11:40

[Russia, UK] ITIC advances fact-based tax and economic reform ($$)

Your report "Tobacco lobby aims to derail WHO on tax increases" (October 7) painted the International Tax and Investment Center...organisations, are alleging that ITIC's research and education programmes are part of a "hidden agenda" to "derail" the WHO's
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 21:13

[Africa, India, Russia] BULLETIN Day 4 (PDF)

the Article 17 & 18 working group report poses a serious threat to the integrity of Article 5.3 and will give tobacco manufacturers and their agents a guaranteed back door to tobacco control policy discussions, if guiding principle 2 is adopted in its pr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:43

[Russia] World Health Organization backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking

approved guidelines on Wednesday urging countries to increase cigarette taxes to help discourage smoking. The guidelines, which leave it to individual countries to determine their own tax rates, were adopted by a conference of the parties to the WHO's Fr
added Oct 15, 2014 16:31

[Russia] WHO deal backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking

The World Health Organization today adopted guidelines recommending countries bring in higher taxes on cigarettes to help cut smoking rates, a move fiercely opposed by the tobacco industry. Delegates from 179 countries meeting in Moscow signed up to th
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:30

[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] National Tobacco Control Bill Should Conform With Global Convention – Groups Tell Senate

The groups: Environmental Rights Action, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), and the National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) in a statement issued in Abuja, said a tobacco control bill that is in sync with the FCTC will not only promote
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:13

[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Tobacco taxation issues: 'COP6' trying to develop global strategy

Pakistani side was presented by Mazhar Nisar Sheikh Director Implementation Ministry of Health, who presented issues related to health, taxation, social and others faced in controlling use of tobacco products in the country. He also highlighted the major
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:38

[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] WHO Conference Bars Tobacco Industry ... Deliberate On Taxation Measures

Parties commenced the meeting by rejecting INTERPOL's application to observe the treaty because of its financial ties to the tobacco industry and ejected tobacco industry representatives from the proceedings. These actions paved the way for the swift ado
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:14

Complete ban on all POS advertising needed in Ukraine

The Smoke Free Ukraine Project is calling on the country’s government to completely ban all cigarette pack displays from points of sales (POS). The move follows a recent monitoring project carried out by the Regional Advocacy Center (Life) and Smoke Free
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:29

Strategies for Accelerated Implementation of the Tobacco Control Treaty: Lessons from Key Global Health Initiatives (PDF)

it is critical and feasible to garner political and resource support for FCTC implementation, globally and in countries. Efforts need to begin by identifying the barriers to implementation, developing a political and programmatic strategy, and communicati
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:27
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