tobacco control

tobacco control

Public health Any measure–advertising bans in media–eg, billboards, television, newspapers, bans on smoking in public places–aimed at ↓ tobacco use Substance abuse Smoking cessation, see there.
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This provision is a critical step toward ending the tobacco industry's growing abuse of trade agreements to challenge life-saving tobacco control measures all over the world.
IN THE backdrop of recent reconstitution of the parliamentary committee reviewing tobacco control policies in India, 67 member organisations under the Advocacy Forum for Tobacco Control have written to the Speakers of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and political parties on the ' conflict of interest' in nominating Members of Parliament ( MPs) to the panel.
TheNetwork for Consumer Protection relayed this message on the eve of the World No Tobacco Day "Stop illicit trade of tobacco products" in a gathering of tobacco control advocates in front of the National Press Club here on Saturday.
The Protocol faces overt and covert resistance from the tobacco industry," says Dr Vera da Costa e Silva, Head of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat.
Prequalification are invited for Consultant for Development of Training Curriculum and Materials (TCM) for Train the Trainer Training on Comprehensive Tobacco Control Advocacy and Promotion OBJECTIVES
Numerous other countries have been threatened by the tobacco industry, a tactic that can lead to delays by governments in passing and implementing the best-practice tobacco control laws called for in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the world's first health treaty that has been adopted by more than 180 countries globally, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
WCTOH announced that Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired will be among the speakers to address the exerted efforts to confront Tobacco, where the forum is a five-day scientific conference presenting the latest developments in tobacco control and global efforts to reduce tobacco use in all its forms.
Top speakers will present the latest developments in tobacco control and global efforts to reduce tobacco use in all its forms at a conference in Abu Dhabi next month.
PESHAWAR -- The Health Department Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with the Federal Tobacco Control Cell, Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination and The International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease has arranged an event to mark the World No Tobacco Day at provincial level at Grand Hotel.
ISLAMABAD -- On the occasion of "World No Tobacco Day", the Coalition for Tobacco Control - Pakistan (CTCPak) on Saturday demanded for uniform fix high rates for cigarette tax and to allocate a percentage of revenue from the tax amount to health programs relating to tobacco control in the country.
The three-day symposium is organized by the National Tobacco Control Committee (NTCC) at the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Executive Board of the GCC Ministers of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO).
A comprehensive health promotion approach to tobacco control can work among school-age children in Africa.

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