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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Studies presented this week confirm the world is making major progress in tobacco control.
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) and HealthJustice Philippines said tobacco companies should communicate the new graphic health warnings, which are only valid for two years.
AMID the environmental and associated health risks that accompany tobacco consumption, two major tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools.
Steady progress has been made by Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) towards the establishment of population-level tobacco control communication programs to combat tobacco use.
In this campaign, two tobacco control messages "Alive" and "Sponge" have been disseminated to all cinemas and theatres through Central Film Censor Board Islamabad to broadcast them during their shows regularly.
HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari inaugurates HMC's Tobacco Control Center as other senior HMC officials look on.
ISLAMABAD -- Tobacco Control Cell (TCC) Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) has launched a pilot advocacy campaign against tobacco in cinema theatres across the country in collaboration with Federal Film Censor Board.
ISLAMABAD -- Steady progress has been made by Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) towards the establishment of population-level tobacco control communication programs to combat tobacco use.
This is a major victory for tobacco control around the globe.
Meyers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Washington, DC, states that a growing number of countries are making important progress towards tobacco control, according to the latest WHO report titled Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017.
Muscat, Oct 12 (ONA) On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) Office in Muscat today honoured two personalities who made significant and valuable contributions on tobacco control at the WHO headquarters.
The global response to tobacco is the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which has been ratified by 180 countries worldwide and 30 countries in the Americas.

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