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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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A NEW CHAPTER FOR TOBACCO CONTROL IN SINGAPORE (PDF)

In a strategic shift, Singapore’s tobacco control efforts are taking the form of an unique ground-up national social movement
Health Promotion Board Singapore (sg)
added Mar 25, 2012 00:00
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking rates down among Indian men, up among women

The fifth edition of Tobacco Atlas has revealed that smoking rates have marginally gone down among Indian men between 2009-10—as per Global Adult Tobacco Survey figures—and 2013, but there has been an almost proportionate increase in the number of women
Indian Express
added Mar 21, 2015 21:55
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Groups Divided on E-Cigarette Pros and Cons, Agree Regulation Matters

While the vast majority of health experts and public health authorities remain wholly unconvinced as to the apparent ‘safety’ of electronic cigarettes, some influential figures are continuing to throw their support behind the devices. This week, Onassis
Modern Readers (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:21
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Youth Resolution calls for No More Tobacco in 21st Century

WE, the 74 youth delegates from 40 countries got together at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, with a vision for ‘No More Tobacco in the 21st Century’ and to identify youth-led strategies to end the use of tobacco and recommend global actio
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:30
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking kills 27 people in UAE each week

At least 26 men die each week in the UAE due to tobacco use, an average, though lower than other high-income countries, needs action from policy-makers, according to the fifth Tobacco Atlas launched in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:02
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Tobacco’s Global Impact: Journalists from 13 countries trained at WCTOH2015

Eighteen distinguished journalists from 13 countries received fellowships to attend the National Press Foundation’s first training focused on global tobacco control. Held this week at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, the progr
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:10
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Inaugural Ceremony highlights successes and challenges on the path towards tobacco control – and elimination

welcomed assembled delegates from more than 100 countries at the Inaugural Ceremony on Tuesday evening, 17 March 2015, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Noting that a healthy population is fundamental to economic development and progre
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:09
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