The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

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41. 2015 crucial for the future of the FCTC and tobacco control
... to ensure that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and non-communicable diseases* (NCDs) are included in the SDGs. FCTC omitted from synthesis report Unfortunately, tobacco control ...
Created on 12 December 2014
42. Tobacco control and the post-2015 development agenda
... is, deservedly, part of the solution. The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is a proven, effective ‘best buy’ for fighting deadly non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cancers, cardiovascular ...
Created on 11 December 2014
43. Some outcomes of COP6
...  Other Committee B discussions:  There was a good decision on the relationship between the FCTC COP, the global NCD framework and the post-2015 sustainable development goals. In essence, the ...
Created on 01 November 2014
44. COP6 update: the FCTC is a key tool to ensuring healthy lives for all
(FCTC: Action now)
... relative reduction in tobacco use prevalence, which was agreed at the World health Assembly last year as one of the nine targets to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs). 25 by 2025 The ...
Created on 18 October 2014
45. COP6 update: Learning from key global health initiatives for the FCTC
(Opinion pieces)
... decisions on resource allocation, be it national or international. The COP should seize leadership in fulfilling the non communicable disease (NCD) targets related to tobacco control and identify what ...
Created on 13 October 2014
46. How to accelerate FCTC implementation
... community. Advance FCTC implementation via discussions on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) and development: tobacco control and NCDs should be included among the health priorities in the post-2015 development ...
Created on 09 October 2014
47. FCA Policy Briefing for COP6: Non-communicable Diseases, sustainable development and the FCTC
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... post-2015 development agenda. COP6 should review recent global efforts on prevention and control of NCDs, and declare its commitment to support them. The COP should also agree to regularly review progress ...
Created on 02 October 2014
48. Advocating health and post-2015 goals at the UN General Assembly
(General news)
Remarkable progress has been made in accelerating the response to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at global and regional levels since the 2011 UN High-level Meeting on NCDs. Through the World Health ...
Created on 22 September 2014
49. NCDs and tobacco control to feature at regional WHO meetings
(General news)
Now that the global commitments and infrastructure are in place to tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs), countries need to focus on implementing specific interventions at regional and country levels.  ...
Created on 02 September 2014
50. UPDATE 2: 2014 tobacco control ‘hotspots’
(Industry Interference )
...  At the follow-up to 2011's NCD Summit on 10-11 July UN Member States reiterated support for accelerated FCTC implementation. Read our article. Uruguay The government continues to fight a trade dispute ...
Created on 27 August 2014
51. UN states reaffirm that tobacco control is key to fighting NCDs
“Tobacco use alone costs the world 1-2 percent of its GDP each year,” Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Program told the UN’s NCD Review on 11 July. We are happy to report ...
Created on 18 July 2014
52. FCA is newest global partner of the NCD Alliance Steering Group
Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) has become the third global partner of the NCD Alliance Steering Group.  The NCD Alliance announced earlier this year it was expanding its governance structure ...
Created on 03 July 2014
53. We need to maintain strong support for tobacco control at NCD Review
  On 10-11 July, member states will gather at the United Nations to take stock of the progress made since the NCD Summit in 2011, and to discuss what remains to be done.  The Summit was ...
Created on 25 June 2014
54. Video: Help ensure the FCTC is highlighted in the UN's NCD Review
FCA needs your help to ensure that the outcome of the NCD Review next month includes implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).  Watch our video to learn more.  ...
Created on 24 June 2014
55. Act now: the FCTC must be recognised as essential to fighting NCDs
The Political Declaration of the 2011 United Nations NCD Summit called for accelerating implementation of the tobacco control treaty, yet an early draft of the document that will be produced at ...
Created on 12 June 2014
56. 1 billion deaths: time to get serious
... (NCDs) called for accelerated implementation of the FCTC. Since then, the World Health Assembly adopted the Global Action Plan on NCDs, which echoes that call.  But FCTC implementation in the 10 ...
Created on 03 June 2014
57. UPDATED: 2014 tobacco control ‘hotspots’
(Industry Interference )
... in court by the industry. Read our article. UK The government is considering introducing plain packaging. Read our article. UN Headquarters A follow-up to 2011's NCD Summit will be ...
Created on 06 May 2014
58. Fighting tobacco use and NCDs is key to development, speakers tell UN event
(FCTC: Action Now!)
Tobacco use and other risk factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are devastating populations and must be integrated into the post-2015 development agenda, said panellists at a United Nations ...
Created on 29 April 2014
59. Unacceptable – global coordination on NCDs omits the FCTC!
(General news)
Global coordination of efforts to address the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is important. But it should not duplicate already existing processes, such as the discussions and governance on ...
Created on 21 April 2014
60. Join us: Tobacco control/ NCDs in the post-2015 development agenda
(Action Now! Global Agenda)
FCA and partners invite you to an event on tobacco control and non-communicable diseases in the post-2015 development agenda. Tobacco use is the one risk factor common to four major NCDs: cancers, ...
Created on 15 April 2014