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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, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco conference highlights cancer link

The call to quit the use of tobacco and other related products like shisha and electronic cigarettes resonated in Dubai on Thursday, when medical practitioners and healthcare providers discussed the global and regional incidence rates of colorectal or col
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:03
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Progress made but work remains on firewalling health policy from tobacco industry

"FCTC Article 5.3 has been gaining momentum over the last few years. We are talking more of it at this conference as well as during last COP6 (Sixth Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC in October 2014). Everyone is now talking of tobacco industry i
Asian Tribune
added Mar 21, 2015 22:01
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] India may delay bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs

The "rethink" on implementing the government's notification in this regard was discussed when civil society representatives, along with MP Supriya Sule, met Union health minister J P Nadda on March 18. The minister reportedly conveyed that the governm
Times of India
added Mar 21, 2015 22:00
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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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[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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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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