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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] The FCTC: 10 Years After

On 27 February 2005, the WHO FCTC first came into force. It remains the only legally binding global health treaty. As part of the WHO day-long symposium on the FCTC and MPOWER, a plenary session on the 10-year-old treaty gave a snapshot of the world pr
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:04
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco Atlas, 5th edition, launched at WCTOH

The Tobacco Atlas finds industry tactics are creating a future of missed opportunity to improve global health, wealth, and equality The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition (“The Atlas”), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:02
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[Ireland, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Industry ‘spent millions’ to scupper cigarette-pack plan

A single tobacco company employed 161 lobbyists and spent millions of euro in an “unprecedented” attempt to shoot down a key EU directive behind Ireland’s groundbreaking plain-packaging cigarette laws. Children’s Minister James Reilly revealed the exten
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:52
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[Europe, UAE: Abu Dhabi] REILLY: Ireland refused to be bullied by Big Tobacco

We learn to stand together. Despite their billions of euros and hidden connections, the tobacco industry can be defeated. We must rise to the challenge to protect our children from a killer addiction that ends the lives of half of those who become addi
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:50
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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] Tobacco use declining but major intensification needed in reduction and control efforts

New data show a declining rate of tobacco use and an increase in numbers of non-smokers. But governments must intensify action to combat the tobacco industry and dramatically reduce consumption of tobacco products to, in turn, protect public health, accor
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:10
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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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[Canada, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Waterloo researcher wins top award for tobacco control efforts

Prof. Geoffrey Fong, shown here in 2006 at the University of Waterloo, has received an award from the American Cancer Society for his outstanding research in tobacco control.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:07
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco-related illnesses on the rise in UAE

The incidence of tobacco-related diseases continues to increase in this country, doctors said at a conference in the capital on Wednesday. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Dr Wael Al Mahmeed, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu D
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:05
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New Tobacco Atlas details scale, harms of tobacco epidemic

graphically details the scale of the tobacco epidemic; the harmful influence of tobacco on health, poverty, social justice, and the environment; the progress being made in tobacco control; and the latest products and tactics being used by the industry to
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 21, 2015 21:56
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