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YACH: LETTER TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

This is a letter sent by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World founder and president-designate Dr. Derek Yach, on September 29, 2017, to officials at the World Health Organization to correct the mischaracterizations the World Health Organization has made
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Oct 7, 2017 08:05
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WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

Deputy Directors-General Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General for Programmes Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed Deputy Director General for Programmes (DDP). A pediatrician from India and a globally recognized researcher on tuberculosi
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:02
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WHO tells governments to reject Philip Morris-funded smoking foundation

The foundation's founder and president-designate, Derek Yach, a former senior official at the WHO, said more collaboration, not less, was needed to win the war on smoking. "I am deeply disappointed, therefore, by WHO's complete mischaracterisation of th
CNBC
added Sep 30, 2017 01:28
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WHO urges governments to reject Philip Morris smoking foundation

advised governments on Thursday to reject a plan by tobacco firm Philip Morris International to set up a Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. “The tobacco industry and its front groups have misled the public about the risks associated with other tobacco pr
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2017 16:21
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WHO Statement on Philip Morris funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI engages in large scale lobbying and prolonged and expensive litigation against evidence-based tobacco control policies... The tobacco industry and its front groups have misled the public about the risks associated with other tobacco products. This inc
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:20
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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat’s statement on the launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

any collaboration with this Foundation, due to its current funding arrangement that comes from a tobacco multinational, would constitute a clear breach of Article 5.3 of the Convention concerning tobacco industry interference. Parties to the Convention ha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:39
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Tobacco consumption in Poland halved since '90s: report

The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday. Poland, alongside other EU states, is at the forefront of introducing policies aimed at curbing tobacco consumption, acclaimed physician Prof. Witold Zatoński sai
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:52
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WHO urges for bolder gov't actions worldwide against non-communicable diseases

However, the report finds that progress around the world has been uneven and insufficient in addressing the four main shared NCD risk factors, tobacco, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol.
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:18
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EDITORIAL: A smoke-free generation?

the relative impotence of international agencies and impecunious governments in the face of powerful multinational industries, and the complacency of governments in rich countries, which are content to observe rather than accelerate declining tobacco use
British Medical Journal
added Sep 20, 2017 14:21
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The Perverse Effect of Sin Taxes: The Rise of Illicit White Cigarettes (PDF)

r results suggest that taxes on legal cigarettes drive the demand for illicit tobacco and especially illicit whites, which are products made legally and then smuggled into markets where tax is not paid. As the WHO ramps up efforts against smoking, gover
American Enterprise Institute
added Sep 18, 2017 14:16
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