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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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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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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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[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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Worldwide: World Health Organization's New Guidance On Tobacco Product Regulation

This guidance provides practical and stepwise approaches to implementing tobacco testing. Such guidance is relevant to a wide range of countries in various settings, even those with inadequate resources to establish a testing facility. Tobacco use is a
Mondaq
added May 7, 2018 18:54
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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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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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[Brazil] Workshop in the Philippines to strengthening national coordinating mechanisms

Philippines Department of Health (DOH) conducted a three-day workshop to strengthening the national coordinating mechanisms to ensure effective WHO FCTC implementation and monitoring. To this workshop attended representatives from national Government agen
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:50
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[Switzerland] Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8)

Documentation / Registration / Logistics / Press / media accreditation / COP8 news
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:05
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[Switzerland] Protecting present and future generations

The Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO FCTC will be convened in Geneva (Switzerland), at the seat of the Convention Secretariat, from 1 to 6 October 2018. If 40 Parties to the treaty become Parties to the Protocol to Elimina
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:03
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