The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

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101. Big tobacco slowing FCTC implementation
(Implementation Monitoring)
... 2011, world leaders singled out tobacco control as key to tackling the skyrocketing global burden caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which include cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic lung ...
Created on 17 March 2012
102. Women and tobacco
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
...  The scale of the epidemic •    Tobacco use: a risk factor for all major NCDs •    The health burden for women •    The economic burden for women •   ...
Created on 11 March 2012
103. UN NCD summit outcomes: notes for Tobacco Control advocates
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
The NCD Summit and its Political Declaration catapulted tobacco control onto the international development agenda and among the priorities of the United Nations (UN) system. This document highlights ...
Created on 11 March 2012
104. FCTC-related events at the World Conference
(General news)
... reporting in the surveillance of FCTC obligations   23 March, 15:45-17:45 PD16 The UN High-level Meeting on NCDs and Tobacco Control as a pathfinder  WHO-TFI  23 March, 18:00-19:20 ...
Created on 07 March 2012
105. FCTC: Action Now! 2012 Campaign Overview
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
... of FCTC Parties, Nov. 2012) Global - events and UN NCD Summit follow-up. It focuses on what needs to happen prior to COP5, with detailed suggestions on what tobacco control advocates can do. Download ...
Created on 07 March 2012
106. FCA staff will be active at 15th WCTOH
(General news)
... of shadow reporting in the surveillance of FCTC obligations  23 March, 15:45-17:45 Concurrent panel discussion The UN High-level Meeting on NCDs and Tobacco Control as a pathfinder  23 ...
Created on 27 February 2012
107. Groups oppose Philip Morris trade lobbying
(Industry Interference)
... on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) held in 2011." Tobacco is the leading risk factor for non-communicable diseases. SEATCA appeals to Obama In a related move, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control ...
Created on 24 February 2012
108. FCA members take action for FCTC implementation in Sri Lanka
(Action Now! Country Level)
... the country of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Supported by a grant from FCA, the meeting reviewed the outcomes of the United Nations NCD Summit in September 2011. Its aim was ...
Created on 10 February 2012
109. States stress 2012 deadline for NCDs targets
(General news)
At the United Nations High-level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (‘NCD Summit’) last September world leaders agreed to develop targets for tackling NCDs, as well as a monitoring framework, by the ...
Created on 07 February 2012
110. FCA at the World Conference (WCTOH)
(Parties’ reporting on treaty implementation)
... Mary Assunta. FCA Director Laurent Huber will take part in a plenary session on the outcomes of the 2011 UN High-Level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (NCD Summit), and plans to ensure that tobacco ...
Created on 04 February 2012
111. NCDs, tobacco control and the FCTC
(Fact Sheets)
... to the four main non-communicable disease (NCD) categories, tobacco use now causes 1 in 6 of all NCD deaths. Furthermore, up to 1 in 5 deaths from tuberculosis would be avoided if TB patients did not ...
Created on 26 January 2012
112. Links
(FCTC: Action now)
Healthy Caribbean Coalition Lancet series on chronic disease NCD Action Network NCD Alliance PAHO's NCDs web page Political Declaration of the NCD Summit WHO Global Noncommunicable Disease ...
Created on 22 January 2012
113. NCD prevention and control: monitoring frameworks and targets
(FCTC: Action Now!)
The Political Declaration of the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Summit requests WHO develop a comprehensive global monitoring framework and voluntary global targets for the prevention and control of ...
Created on 19 January 2012
114. Gates promotes tobacco taxes in report to G20
(Price and Tax)
Raising tobacco prices is the most effective way to curb consumption. FCA reminded delegates at September's NCD Summit that they are losing billions of potential tobacco tax dollars. © FCA. Another ...
Created on 05 November 2011
115. FCTC: Action Now! Global agenda
(FCTC: Action now)
Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death globally and the one risk factor common to the major non-communicable diseases (NCDs)–cancer, cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases ...
Created on 27 October 2011
116. FCTC: Action Now! Country level
(FCTC: Action now)
... home the recognition and commitments secured at the FCTC Conference of the Parties (COPs), World Health Assembly (WHA), UN General Assembly, 2011 UN Summit on NCDs, and other international fora. They will ...
Created on 27 October 2011
117. October 2011 tobacco control pictures
(General news)
... are: Brazil includes barcodes on all cigarette products produced in the country for export FCA staff and members hand out 'billion-dollar bills' at the United Nations NCD Summit in New York. Australia ...
Created on 26 October 2011
118. Encourage your government to apply for an FCTC needs assessment
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
... Parties. The announcement was made shortly after the United Nations High-level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in September. At the meeting world leaders agreed to accelerate the implementation ...
Created on 25 October 2011
119. FCA’s five proposals for FCTC mechanisms of assistance
(Technical and Financial Assistance)
... Diseases (NCDs) calls in unequivocal terms for the accelerated implementation of the Convention. Yet continuing challenges to the FCTC’s effective implementation – particularly lack of funding and ...
Created on 24 October 2011
120. Take Action to follow up the NCD Summit
(General news)
By FCA Director Laurent Huber Exactly one month ago, an important milestone in the global acknowledgement and response to  non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including tobacco use as one of its key ...
Created on 20 October 2011