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NCD Action Plan

WHO has posted a discussion paper on the development of its NCD Action Plan 2013-20 http://who.int/nmh/events/2012/ncd_action_plan/en/index.html The...
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Tobacco Industry Reports on Revenues

Clearly, even though it kills over 5 million people per year, tobacco remains a very lucrative business. Quoting Warren Buffet: “I’ll tell you why ...
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Ratification from Czech Republic

On June 1st 2012 the Czech Republic joined the tobacco treaty, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. 177 out of 195 eligible Parties have beco...
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WHA Adoption of Targets

The world must stay make clear commitments to reduce the tobacco caused epidemic. As Dr Chan, Director General of the WHO says, “what gets measured ge...
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PAFNCD 2012

On May 8-9 I attended in Brasilia, Brazil, the first working meeting of the Pan American Forum for Action on Noncommunicable Diseases (PAFNCD) http:/...
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Costing Tools

Tobacco use has been determined to be very costly to society as you can see in this Harvard- World Economic Forum publication http://www3.weforum.o...