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[South Africa] 2018 LUTHER L. TERRY AWARDS

The 2018 Luther L. Terry Award winners will be honored at the American Cancer Society lunchtime plenary session, during the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health on March 8, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:29
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[South Africa] 2018 BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES AWARDS FOR GLOBAL TOBACCO CONTROL

welcome all registered conference attendees to attend the fourth Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control. Part of the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, the Awards were created to recognize governments and non-governmen
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:27
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[South Africa] Secretariat of UN tobacco treaty launches Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Taxation and African Tobacco Industry Monitoring

Secretariat launched the Economics of Tobacco Control Project on tobacco taxation and the elimination of illicit trade of tobacco products, housed at Cape Town University. It also launched the Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Resea
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:25
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[South Africa] Health experts condemn tobacco industry’s tactics against control in Africa

Global health experts and ambassadors have condemned tobacco industry’s attempt to indulge more people, especially the young and vulnerable in Africa, to their products, which have been known to cause terminal diseases over the years. They have, therefo
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:20
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[Africa, South Africa] SA must stop youth smoking - minister

Africa has been identified as a growth market for tobacco companies as anti-tobacco measures in wealthier countries are resulting in declining cigarette sales, according to World Health Organisation director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Tedros
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:14
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[Africa, South Africa] NGO: Govt blowing smoke with new tobacco laws

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s promise of much stricter legislation on tobacco will degrade tobacco consumers to third-class citizens in public places, according to the Free Market Foundation (FMF).
The Citizen (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:13
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Vietnam wins int’l award on tobacco control

The Health Ministry of Vietnam has won an award of the Bloomberg Philanthropies for its efforts in monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies. The ministry is among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control, which w
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:10
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[Asia-pacific] US charity hails Vietnam for trying to stub out tobacco use

Vietnam’s health ministry received global recognition on Wednesday for its efforts to end the use of tobacco, which is killing millions of people worldwide every year. The ministry was among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global
VnExpress.net
added Mar 8, 2018 15:08
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[South Africa] Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight: activists

Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday. But most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate monitoring
The Citizen (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:07
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[Asia, Mid-east] Almost 3,000 smoking-related deaths a year in UAE, report shows

cost the country $569 million in lost productivity and health care costs, according to the latest report on global smoking. The vast majority of the victims – 2,718 – were men, but 265 women also died as a result of smoking. The stark statistics have be
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:06
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