The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

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141. FCA applauds Moscow Declaration's focus on tobacco control
(General )
... the monumental challenge of combating both communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). To do so successfully, the ministers urged a shift from disease-centred to people-centred healthy ...
Created on 29 April 2011
142. Australia gives extra to meet FCTC needs
(Action Now! FCTC processes)
... Member States of WHO are also Parties to the WHO FCTC. Officials in Sydney spoke of the urgency of addressing the crisis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the region, in which tobacco use plays ...
Created on 28 April 2011
143. NCD Alliance releases tobacco briefing paper
The Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Alliance distributed a revised version of its briefing paper on tobacco and NCDs - with in-depth inserts on 5 topics (see below) - at the UN Informal Interactive Civil ...
Created on 27 April 2011
144. World No Tobacco Day 2011 opinion
(Opinion pieces)
... leading up to the United Nations High-level meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCD Summit) on 19-20 September to ensure that accelerated treaty implementation is a priority of the Summit’s outcomes ...
Created on 20 April 2011
145. FCA's email newsletters
... No Tobacco Day 2016, Samoa reports on SDGs at UN, Palau Health Foundation launched, Pacific NCD Summit, Guam raises age of sale of tobacco and more. Download the newsletter (PDF 917KB) ...
Created on 13 April 2011
146. Reducing tobacco use top priority says Lancet
(General )
Reducing tobacco use should be the top priority for world leaders trying to tackle the enormous and growing death toll from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), says a report released today in The Lancet. ...
Created on 06 April 2011
147. Caribbean coalition launches Get the Message
(General news)
Caribbean civil society organisations have launched Get the Message, a campaign that uses text messaging, Facebook and other social media to build popular support for the NCD Summit.   The campaign, ...
Created on 05 April 2011
148. NCD Alliance releases Outcomes Document
(General )
The NCD Alliance today released its Preferred Outcomes Document for the UN NCD Summit on 19-20 September. The Document includes 34 recommendations that the Alliance wants UN Member States to include ...
Created on 22 March 2011
149. Latin American coalition takes on NCDs
(General news)
A new coalition of Latin American civil society organisations has joined forces to develop a declaration that recognises the grave impact of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the region. More than ...
Created on 09 March 2011
150. Victory! UN agrees to NCD Summit taskforce
(General news)
Thanks to FCA and NCD Alliance pressure, the UN will create a civil society taskforce for its summit on NCDs during 19-12 September 2011. This is a great victory so thank you to everyone who took part ...
Created on 24 February 2011
151. Tobacco control events in parallel with women’s commission
... Floor, 336 East 45th St, between 1st and 2nd Avenues; Subway stop is Grand Central When 15:00-18:00 EST, Wednesday 23 Feb 2011   Panel Discussion - NCDs: A Women’s Health Priority Non-communicable ...
Created on 18 February 2011
152. NCDs and women's health and development
(General news)
The NCD Alliance will host a side event to mark the launch of its new publication on women and NCDs. Panellists will discuss: Girls and women’s unique vulnerability to the socio-economic determinants ...
Created on 14 February 2011
153. NCD Summit - Take action today!
This week, negotiations are taking place on the format of the 2011 UN Summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). There is still time for you to help FCA ensure a productive agenda – if you act now. ...
Created on 07 December 2010
154. Policy Briefing: United Nations High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases
(Meeting Resources)
... diseases (NCDs), including the UN General Assembly resolution calling for a High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of NCDs in September 2011 (hereafter the NCD Summit); Re-emphasising the impact ...
Created on 13 November 2010
155. COP-4 Policy briefing: UN High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases
(FCTC: Action Now!)
Policy Briefing NCD Summit.pdf [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 245.67 KB]Recommendations The Conference of the Parties (COP) should adopt a decision: •    Welcoming the efforts of the United Nations ...
Created on 07 November 2010
156. UN conference recognises noncommunicable diseases
The final Declaration of the annual United Nations conference for NGOs recognises noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) as one of the significant health challenges facing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). ...
Created on 02 September 2010
157. First global action plan to tackle NCDs
(General news)
The first world summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will take place in 2011, leading the global health emergency one step closer to preventing millions of unnecessary deaths every year. NCDs include ...
Created on 17 May 2010
158. FCA calls for UN action
(General news)
To further global tobacco control the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) is calling on its members to urge their governments to support a special UN session (UNGASS) on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). ...
Created on 16 April 2010
159. Videos and photos
... joins Action/2015 push for global health measures YouTube video: Help ensure the FCTC is highlighted in the UN's NCD Review Radio interview: FCA Director and ASH Executive Director Laurent ...
Created on 26 August 2008
160. Price and Tax
...  In fact, world leaders in 2015 endorsed raising tobacco taxes as a key strategy to reduce tobacco consumption and the global burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Taxing tobacco can also help ...
Created on 18 August 2008