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[Europe] WHO promotes No Tobacco Day, but says smoking rising in poorer nations

Consumption in the developing world is rising fast as companies aggresively market their products there, unhindered by advertising bans or health warnings, and replacing consumers in the West who have given up, or died. "As the report explains, only one
EuroNews
added Jun 4, 2018 14:20
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Welcome promotion of the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC during this year’s World Health Assembly

The Convention Secretariat has started promoting the 8th Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC during the WHO Walk the Talk initiative the day before the beginning of the WHA71. The Convention Secretariat's staff has walked and at the same time has p
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year strategic plan

It sets three targets: to ensure that by 2023, 1 billion more people benefit from universal health coverage; 1 billion more people are better protected from health emergencies; and 1 billion more people enjoy better health and wellbeing. WHO estimates th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 25, 2018 11:02
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VIDEO: Tobacco breaks hearts - World No Tobacco Day 2018

You Tube
added Jun 4, 2018 15:27
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ROEDER: WHO wants to ban trans fats – that's just one reason they should be defunded

declared tobacco control as the organization’s biggest priority. Chan conveniently left out the massive shortcomings of WHO in dealing with Ebola. She also underlined WHO’s ignorance towards harm reduction innovations such as electronic cigarettes by clai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 21:47
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[New York] Tobacco use contributes to heart disease

Chautauqua County as having among the worst health ranking, and, not coincidentally, among the highest smoking rates in all of New York state. The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” The purpose of the campaign is to increa
Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 6, 2018 17:51
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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia introduces tough new tobacco law

Georgia introduced the first part of the country’s new comprehensive tobacco control law on Tuesday, 1 May 2018. The new law, which was passed by the Parliament of Georgia last year, was warmly welcomed by the Convention Secretariat. Andrew Black, the Tea
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Turkey, a new Party to the Protocol:

The Convention Secretariat is proud to count Turkey as a new Party to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol). Turkey being the 36 Party (including the European Union (EU)) [1] to ratify the Protocol, five Parties are n
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Air pollution kills 7 million people each year, many from pneumonia

mostly through noncommunicable diseases like lung cancer, stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease... According to newly released WHO data compiled from thousands of cities, around 90% of all people breathe air contaminated with pollutants. Among
Healio.com
added May 3, 2018 16:26
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