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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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WHO marks 70th birthday: “Universal health coverage, everyone, everywhere”

On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use.
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:18
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WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: “The enjoyment of t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 5, 2018 15:48
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The WHO FCTC Secretariat briefring about the funding of ILO projects by the tobacco industry

addressed the concerns of the Convention Secretariat about the funding of ILO projects by the tobacco industry and shared the view of the Secretariat from the perspective of the provisions of the WHO FCTC and its guidelines related to preventing tobacco i
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:43
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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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Gender issues at the core of tobacco control

Tobacco growing requires specially high levels of pesticides and fertilizers. In low and middle income countries (LMICs), tobacco farmers, who are mainly women, are subjected to the risks of exposure to tobacco products given the poor working conditions.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:41
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