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[South Africa] Latest plenary speakers announced for WCTOH 2018

International Women’s Day on 8 March is marked by the second plenary which will discuss ‘Women, Development, and Tobacco Control’. Dr Flavia Senkubuge, WCTOH 2018 President, will chair the session that includes panellists Dr Lorraine Greaves, Senior Inve
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:41
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Department of Health awarded American Cancer Society "Exemplary Leadership" award for tobacco policy achievements

This prestigious triennial award by the American Cancer Society honours the UK as a world leader in tobacco control, alongside previous award winners such as Australia, Uruguay, South Africa and the Republic of Ireland. It is the commitment shown by succ
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:12
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] CHAN: WHO Director-General launches report on the global status of noncommunicable diseases

The report we are launching today charts what is being done to reduce a very heavy global burden of premature mortality... Which is stronger? The forces that drive these diseases or the powers of public health? The health sector will never have financia
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:09
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SCHMITZ: Tobacco Industry's $7,000 Per Death Is Concerning & Is Just Another Reason For You To Quit

the tobacco industry makes around $7,000 per smoking-related death every year...reaching Millenium Development Goals and reducing the payouts from the people its product kills each year might be just the thing to bring that catastrophic progress to a halt
bustle
added Mar 21, 2015 21:05
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[Africa, Kenya, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO calls tobacco firms 'cockroaches' after failed MPs retreat

(WHO) has ridiculed plans by cigarette manufacturers in Kenya to fly some local politicians to a beach resort for a “sensitisation retreat”. The cigarette makers are fighting stiff anti-smoking regulations that the ministry of health has proposed. Head
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:07
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Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launch anti-tobacco trade litigation fund

launch of the Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The Fund is a new joint effort to combat the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countrie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:08
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoke fills conversation vacuum, says minister

The youth are picking up cigarettes and shishas due to the lost art of conversation, according to Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. “We should find other means of conversation than (just) burning to
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:32
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[Mid-east, Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco will kill one person every second by 2100

Taking into consideration the seriousness of the issue, a couple of thousands of delegates from various parts of the world have gathered in Abu Dhabi for the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, being held for the first time in the Middle East. T
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:31
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates Launch Anti-Tobacco Legal Fund

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2015 15:07
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg Philanthropies & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Launch Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund

to combat the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countries from passing strong tobacco-control laws. Backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the new support for low and mid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:12
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