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WHO has eschewed transparency in its fight against tobacco

Legislation and tobacco control

After Jordan ratified the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2004, it enacted new legislation that encompasses a general prohibition on tobacco consumption indoors. The government issued the Public Health ... Jordan Times, 4 weeks ago
WHO Europe

WHO praises Belarus' progress in tobacco control

An assessment mission of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control visited Belarus in 2015. Lars Moller said that the final report of the WHO specialists was quite
 National Agency of Investment and Privatization1 month ago Belarus makes progress in tobacco control  WHO Europe3 weeks ago Belarus makes progress in tobacco and alcohol control  WHO Europe3 weeks ago

Liability: untapped potential in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

This content originally appeared on The BMJ's Tobacco Control blog. The history of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is filled withone unprecedented victory after another . The next milestone for the treaty can -- and should -- ...
 Corporate Accountability International1 month ago Regional meeting on implementing the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control  WHO Europe2 months ago
Deccan Chronicle

Government likely to completely ban FDI in tobacco sector

(Representational Image) The move also assumes significance as India is signatory to the Framework Convention on Tobbaco Control. New Delhi: After making it mandatory to carry larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, the government is now working on a ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago Full FDI ban in tobacco sector on govt's radar  Hindustan Times4 weeks ago Centre plans to completely ban FDI in tobacco sector  Firstpost.com4 weeks ago Centre may ban FDI in tobacco-linked activities  Asian Age4 weeks ago

Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) Statement of Support

Ref: International Tax and Investment Center attack on SEATCA Tobacco needlessly claims six million human lives yearly and could kill up to one billion people in this century, so it is urgent that governments and society take decisive actions to ...
 Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance2 hours ago Statement on ITIC in Support of SEATCA  Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance2 hours ago Open Letter to Dr. Gary Johns and ITIC  Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance2 days ago
Qatar is Booming

Call to make all indoor areas 100% smoke free

Setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), two prominent anti-smoking activists in the region have stated. "There is no safe level of exposure to ...
 Qatar is Booming2 months ago
Jordan Times

Jordanian physician honoured for tobacco control advocacy

AMMAN — Feras Hawari, the director of the cancer control office and chief of pulmonary and critical care at the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC), has been recognised by a leading international public health organisation for his work to reduce ...
 Jordan Times6 days ago
Counter Currents

Tobacco Control Must Be A Priority For Health Professionals

Citizen News Service (CNS): As lung cancer treatment outcomes are difficult and five-year survival is abysmally low, preventing lung cancer is a top public health priority. Up to 90% of lung cancer cases are because of tobacco use. Therefore ...
 Counter Currents1 week ago TB and lung cancer vital: No excuse for misdiagnosis!  Media For Freedom2 months ago Early And Accurate Diagnosis Of TB And Lung Cancer Vital: No Excuse For Misdiagnosis!  Modern Ghana1 month ago
Malay Mail

Malaysia needs new Act for tobacco control, says ex-MOH official

The UK introduced plain packaging legislation last Friday, The Guardian reported. It joins Australia, France and Ireland, where brightly-coloured cigarette packs will be replaced with a drab dark brown. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — ...
 Malay Mail21 hours ago Malaysia: The Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) is calling for plain packaging of cigarettes in conjunction with this year's World No Tobacco Day theme  Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance1 month ago Plain packaging law for tobacco products currently on hold  Marketing-interactive.com2 months ago Laos to put gruesome photographs on cigarette packages  KPL.Gov.la4 days ago
Dominica News Online

More government action needed to reverse the smoking epidemic in the Americas

(PAHO/WHO) A number of countries of the Americas have made progress in implementing tobacco control policies designed to reduce suffering and death due to tobacco. Yet much remains to be done to halt the spread of a product that kills approximately ...
 Dominica News Online6 days ago PAHO wants more government action to reverse smoking epidemic in the Caribbean  Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation4 days ago Antigua and Barbuda lags in ban on smoking in public  Antigua Observer5 days ago PAHO Director honors Ecuador for health achievements  Pan American Health Organization1 month ago
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