The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

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121. European Union provides €5.2 million for tobacco control
(General news)
... adopted at the recent United Nations summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). “We welcome the fact that EU delegations in the countries selected for needs assessments will be closely involved in a ...
Created on 30 September 2011
122. Tobacco control's impact immediate - Lancet
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... public health best buy. A WHO report released just ahead of the NCD Summit found that tobacco control can be put in place in low and middle income countries for an investment of just US$0.11 per person ...
Created on 29 September 2011
123. NCD Summit: encouraging outcomes
(General news)
... for action on NCDs and their risk factors – many of which specified tobacco and the FCTC. Again and again we heard that NCDs are a development issue that needs a multi-sector, whole of government approach. ...
Created on 23 September 2011
124. Australia contributes A$700,000 to the FCTC
(Price and Tax)
... Minister Nicola Roxon shakes hands with Haik Nikogosian of the Framework Convention Secretariat at the UN's NCD Summit in New York on Tuesday. Watching are (left-right) FCA board member Paula Johns, FCA ...
Created on 20 September 2011
125. FCA: Global tobacco control commitment needs fast follow up
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... agreed today at the UN High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) commits governments to accelerated implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),” said Laurent Huber, ...
Created on 19 September 2011
126. FCA hands out billions of tobacco tax 'dollars'
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
Increasing prices of tobacco products is the single most effective way to cut consumption.FCA staff and members are handing out 'billion-dollar bills' at the United Nations NCD Summit in New York this ...
Created on 19 September 2011
127. Five questions with Barbara McGaw – JCTC project manager
(Member profiles)
... the biggest challenge to tobacco control (TC) in her country. Five questions with Barbara McGaw 1. Do you see the global campaign on tobacco control for health and development/ the NCD Summit as ...
Created on 06 September 2011
128. First EMRO smoking cessation conference
(Cessation)
...  •    Include smoking and tobacco use in all non-communicable diseases (NCDs) communication programmes. •    Allow citizens (as well as public servants) to monitor enforcement ...
Created on 19 August 2011
129. State of Summit talks is "unacceptable", says NCD Alliance
(General )
Leaders of the NCD Alliance have told UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that the state of the draft Political Declaration for the NCD Summit is "unacceptable".  The leaders of the Alliance's ...
Created on 17 August 2011
130. 3 weeks left to lobby for FCTC implementation
(General news)
Negotiations on the Political Declaration (formerly the Outcomes Document) to be adopted at September's UN Summit on NCDs were last week postponed until 1 September after UN Member States were unable to come ...
Created on 11 August 2011
131. FCA gets consultative status at ECOSOC
(General news)
... York, Geneva and Vienna. This might permit increased FCA representation at the UN Summit on NCDs in New York, 19-20 September, although we still expect space there to be extremely limited. Read more: ...
Created on 03 August 2011
132. Good news from Latin America
(General news)
... things could explain the current achievements," said Eduardo.   The most important event in coming months will be the UN NCD Summit in September, predicts Eduardo. "Depending on the Outcomes Document, ...
Created on 25 July 2011
133. Two months till NCDs Summit - act now!
(General news)
With two months to go until the UN High-level meeting on NCDs (aka UN Summit), 19-20 September, progress is being made on the draft Outcomes Document ('Zero Draft').  Last week UN Member States ...
Created on 19 July 2011
134. World No Tobacco Day 2011
(General )
... Russian version [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 561.79 KB] Document: Tobacco control for global health and development (including the NCD Summit) Download Arabic version [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 365.08 KB] Download ...
Created on 08 July 2011
135. Dr Monika Arora wins GHC award
(General news)
... best practice examples in the area of health promotion among youth, especially focusing on preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Her engagement with tobacco control research, advocacy and research ...
Created on 29 June 2011
136. The NCD Summit: a window of opportunity
(General news)
... Civil Society Hearing on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the United Nations General Assembly last week. I want to share with you selected highlights of the day and discuss potential next steps for ...
Created on 22 June 2011
137. Meeting with FCTC COP Secretariat
(General news)
... to be announced shortly. UN High-level Meeting on NCDs (NCDs Summit) - FCS would like to support Parties that are promoting a strong profile for the FCTC in the Summit’s Outcomes Document. FCS would ...
Created on 15 June 2011
138. UN Summit on NCDs countdown
(General news)
The UN High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), aka the NCD Summit, is coming up, and to mark this date the NCD Alliance launched its ‘100 Days of Action” campaign along with a daily countdown ...
Created on 10 June 2011
139. World No Tobacco Day 2011
(General news)
... Russian version [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 561.79 KB] Document: Tobacco control for global health and development (including the NCD Summit) Download Arabic version [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 365.08 KB] Download ...
Created on 31 May 2011
140. Nepal passes TC law
(General news)
... diseases like chronic bronchitis, heart diseases and cancer. Smoking contributes over 50 per cent of the causative factors related to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Nepal, he added. Factors influencing ...
Created on 13 May 2011