The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

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81. Building on BRICS' commitment to strengthen FCTC implementation
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... significant role that BRICS countries play in the global process of prevention and control of NCDs, and "renewed their commitment to strengthening international cooperation in health, in particular South-South ...
Created on 29 January 2013
82. Lao tobacco control fund builds momentum for healthier region - SEATCA
(Price and Tax)
... (NCDs), and thus mitigates economic and social burdens," Ritthiphakdee said. "This new law will ensure that millions of premature deaths and disabilities can be prevented," she added. Countries in ASEAN ...
Created on 25 January 2013
83. FCA Policy Briefing: International cooperation for FCTC implementation
(Meeting Resources)
... promote the Convention at international and regional events related to NCDs, during the MDG review process and at consultations on the post-2015 development framework. Download: FCA Policy Briefing: ...
Created on 30 October 2012
84. FCA proposals for global action on NCDs
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
... (NCDs) in September 2011, and on the development of the NCD Global Monitoring Framework and the Global Action Plan on NCDs (2013-2020). Since a framework for multi-sectoral and comprehensive action on ...
Created on 22 August 2012
85. Count-down to COP5
(Opinion pieces)
... trade and investment agreements, or that between the FCTC and global efforts to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Perhaps the easiest way to summarise is to say that with the (likely) adoption ...
Created on 22 August 2012
86. NCDs consultation in EMRO in September
(FCTC: Action Now!)
WHO and the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health are hosting a conference on the implementation of the UN Political Declaration on Non-communicable Diseases in the EMRO Region, 10-12 September 2012. Representatives ...
Created on 18 June 2012
87. Honduras and Bolivia lead in making tobacco control a development priority
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... work builds upon the Political Declaration of the 2011 UN Summit on NCDs (non-communicable diseases), which recognised the important role tobacco control can play in development. Low and middle income ...
Created on 14 June 2012
88. FCA's submission to WHO's consultations on commitments made at the 2011 UN NCDs Summit
This submission to WHO's consultations on the commitments made in the September 2011 Political Declaration on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) focuses on: A comprehensive ...
Created on 14 June 2012
89. World Health Assembly: Prevention and control of NCDs
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... global monitoring framework for non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including a set of indicators and voluntary global targets for prevention and control of these diseases. The report explains that the ...
Created on 12 June 2012
90. World Health Assembly targets killer diseases
(FCTC: Action Now!)
The international community has made another important step toward preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory ...
Created on 11 June 2012
91. UN chiefs instruct country offices to focus on NCDs
(Action Now! Country Level)
Briefing paper prepared by FCA and NCD Alliance in 2011.WHO Director-General and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark have issued a joint letter instructing UN country offices to ensure that action to tackle ...
Created on 01 April 2012
92. Fix the FCTC’s Mechanisms of Assistance
(FCTC: Action now)
Accelerated implementation of the FCTC is recognised as a key measure for addressing one of the major development challenges in the 21st century — non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Nevertheless, a chronic ...
Created on 28 March 2012
93. Fix the FCTC’s Mechanisms of Assistance
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
Accelerated implementation of the FCTC is recognised as a key measure for addressing one of the major development challenges in the 21st century — non-communicable dis¬eases (NCDs). Nevertheless, a chronic ...
Created on 28 March 2012
94. Control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs): Niger passes to action
(Action Now! Country Level)
By Ibrahim MAÏGA DJIBO Executive Secretary/SOS Tabagisme-Niger Responsible for more than 63 percent of deaths worldwide and for one-half of global cases of disability, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) ...
Created on 26 March 2012
95. New Bloomberg funding rightly targets tobacco control ‘on the ground’
(Technical and Financial Assistance)
... have become centres of the tobacco epidemic, and targets of the voracious tobacco industry. These countries are also increasingly feeling the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which include ...
Created on 23 March 2012
96. FCTC: Action Now! campaign draws crowd at WCTOH
(FCTC: Action Now!)
... Diseases (NCDs) and its Political Declaration was a major campaign victory, firmly positioning tobacco control in the centre of the international development agenda. The workshop was designed to raise ...
Created on 21 March 2012
97. Report finds Big Tobacco slowing implementation of countries’ tobacco control plans
(Implementation Monitoring)
Press Release Tobacco control was declared a ‘best buy’ in fighting killer diseases (NCDs) at 2011 UN Summit SINGAPORE, March 20 – Tobacco industry influence over countries’ tobacco control plans ...
Created on 18 March 2012
98. Big tobacco slowing FCTC implementation
(Implementation Monitoring)
... 2011, world leaders singled out tobacco control as key to tackling the skyrocketing global burden caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which include cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic lung ...
Created on 17 March 2012
99. Women and tobacco
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
...  The scale of the epidemic •    Tobacco use: a risk factor for all major NCDs •    The health burden for women •    The economic burden for women •   ...
Created on 11 March 2012
100. UN NCD summit outcomes: notes for Tobacco Control advocates
(FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools)
The NCD Summit and its Political Declaration catapulted tobacco control onto the international development agenda and among the priorities of the United Nations (UN) system. This document highlights ...
Created on 11 March 2012