The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

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41. 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
42. 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
43. 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
44. 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
45. 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
46. 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
47. 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
48. 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
49. 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
50. 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
51. 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
52. 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
53. Advocacy on post-2015 goals bears fruit
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... at a side event at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 58, called The MDGs, Post-2015 and Beijing+20. Shana, FCA’s Post-2015 Development Agenda/NCD Campaign Coordinator, highlighted the significant ...
Created on 07 April 2014
54. 2011 FCA online newsletters
... e-news 2011 edition Highlights from our October e-newsletter - accelerating FCTC, sourcing funds, follow up NCD Summit, meet Dr Elif Dagli - chair of the Turkish National Coalition on Tobacco or ...
Created on 25 March 2014
55. 2012 FCA online newsletters
... from our Jan/Feb 2012 e-newsletter: FCTC workshops, INB-5, NCD target deadline, WCTOH update, latest member pictures and nine more countries adopt graphic warning labels. View: the Jan/Feb e-newsletter ...
Created on 25 March 2014
56. 2011 multimedia
... Some highlights include: Brazil includes barcodes on all cigarette products produced for export; FCA staff and members hand out 'billion-dollar bills' at the United Nations NCD Summit in New York; and ...
Created on 03 March 2014
57. UNDP hosts webinar series on NCDs & development
(Action Now! Global Agenda)
Tobacco use and non-communicable diseases (NCDs)* pose a major health and development challenge, impeding progress on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). So far, tobacco control has been ...
Created on 17 February 2014
58. Tobacco control ‘hotspots’ in 2014
(Industry Interference )
...  UN Headquarters Advocates are pushing for this year's review of 2011's NCD Summit to be a major event. The Summit assembled world leaders, and highlighted the growing epidemic of non-communicable ...
Created on 12 February 2014
59. Progress on NCDs insufficient: Why?
(Action Now! Global Agenda)
Three years ago, the tobacco control community prepared for the first ever United Nations (UN) high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – the UN Summit on NCDs. The rationale was simple: ...
Created on 07 February 2014
60. Triple tobacco tax, prevent 200 million deaths
(Price and Tax)
... $10,000 per death from smoking." Smoking is the largest cause of premature death from chronic diseases (also known as non-communicable diseases or NCDs). In 2013 governments agreed a global target of ...
Created on 06 January 2014