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21. Pacific Islands newsletter #3, 2015
... role fighting non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Palau  ...
Created on 30 October 2015
22. Financing the fight against NCDs
In 2011, non-government organisations (NGOs) provided more aid to fight non-communicable diseases (NCDs) than did bilateral donors. And they gave almost as much as multilateral organizations such as ...
Created on 26 October 2015
23. Tobacco control and the SDGs: an advocacy toolkit
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
... diseases (NCDs)*. This is a huge achievement. But nothing will happen automatically just because implementation of the FCTC is included in the SDGs. This decision certainly gives the FCTC a higher profile, ...
Created on 07 October 2015
24. Fight against NCDs endorsed in global development agenda!
New goals for global sustainable development were adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, including the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The 17 Sustainable Development ...
Created on 24 September 2015
25. WHO should look into FCTC’s lessons learned on financing and taxes
  Five years since the first United Nations Summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the lack of resources is undermining progress against the world’s number one killer diseases*. The situation ...
Created on 18 September 2015
26. Tobacco control and development planning: Lessons from the Americas
... money. From 2014 to 2015, civil society organisations from Colombia, Peru and Uruguay worked to get strengthened tobacco control and action against non-communicable diseases (NCDs)Ɨ into these plans. With ...
Created on 17 September 2015
27. Tobacco use hinders development in many ways
... lives and promote well-being for all at all ages: 3.4. by 2030 reduce by one-third pre-mature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through prevention and treatment, and promote mental health ...
Created on 13 September 2015
28. UN mission to Congo highlights importance of tobacco taxation
... Task Force (UNIATF) on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) met with UN agencies, government experts, selected ministers, the Speaker of the national assembly and civil society ...
Created on 10 August 2015
29. FCA and partners celebrate recognition of key role of tobacco taxation
... non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The recommendation was adopted 15 July in the outcome document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) in Addis Ababa. It comes ...
Created on 16 July 2015
30. Civil society integral to new Palau body leading fight against NCDs
Civil society will play a key role in a coordinating mechanism set up by the Government of Palau to fight the death and disease caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs)*. The mechanism was announced ...
Created on 17 June 2015
31. Op-ed published on tobacco tax and sustainable development
An opinion article developed by FCA on tobacco taxation was published by IPS News on 26 May.  Signed by Katie Dain, Executive Director of the NCD Alliance, the article argues for tobacco taxation ...
Created on 27 May 2015
32. FCA coordinator at Americas Summit
(Industry Interference)
... the right to health. Specifically, I want to speak about non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which are the leading cause of death and disability globally as well as in our region. Moreover, these diseases ...
Created on 21 April 2015
33. Fact sheet - Tobacco: a barrier to sustainable development
... by FCA, World Lung Foundation, The NCD Alliance and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Download the fact sheet: Tobacco: a barrier to sustainable development Le tabac: un obstacle au développement ...
Created on 15 March 2015
34. Talks on financing for NCDs should include the FCTC
It is now apparent that progress on tackling non-communicable diseases (NCDs*) has been insufficient and uneven. Countries are only slowly moving from their commitments toward action, including allocating ...
Created on 10 March 2015
35. Changing our tobacco control strategy in Latin America
(Opinion pieces)
  By Eduardo Bianco FCA Regional Director, Americas Region Leer en español Tobacco control offers a proven strategy to fight the global epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs)*. The Framework ...
Created on 04 March 2015
36. The WHO FCTC at 10: more advocacy is needed
(General news)
... allocated to FCTC implementation at both national and global levels.  Tobacco control key to taming NCDs At the national level, tobacco control needs to be prioritised if countries are to tame ...
Created on 03 March 2015
37. The WHO FCTC at 10: progress has been mixed
By Derek Yach Executive Director, Vitality Institute; former Executive Director, WHO NCDs* The FCTC is an ambitious approach to tackling the world’s most preventable health problem. It was built on solid ...
Created on 23 February 2015
38. The FCTC turned 10 on 27 Feb 2015
... World Lung Foundation/Bloomberg Initiative Derek Yach, Executive Director, Vitality Institute; former Executive Director, WHO NCDs Sam Byfield, Senior Policy Advisor, National Heart Foundation ...
Created on 10 February 2015
39. FCA joins Action/2015 push for global health measures
(Industry Interference)
... as the best of the ‘best buys’ for tackling the fast-rising epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which cause nearly 2/3 of global deaths. In particular, the FCTC’s measures include raising tobacco ...
Created on 13 January 2015
40. Goodbye 2014, looking ahead to 2015
(Opinion pieces)
... everything in its power to derail the adoption by COP6 of strong Art 6 Guidelines (Tax and Price); While the FCTC is clearly mentioned in the NCD Summit political declaration and the World Health Assembly ...
Created on 23 December 2014