People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
- Published on 30 November 2016
By Priya Kanayson, MPH*
The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015 was a landmark moment for the non-communicable disease (NCD) community. For the first time, NCDs were included among the top global development priorities – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Published on 28 November 2016
FCA identified three interlinked implementation-related priorities for COP7 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC):
- Follow-up on the 30-percent prevalence reduction target agreed at COP6;
- Published on 14 November 2016
NEW DELHI, 12 November 2016 – Parties to the global tobacco control treaty now possess the outline of a path toward faster implementation at country level of the lifesaving measures in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control*, despite mixed results from six days of negotiations.
- Published on 09 November 2016
Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives.
- Published on 30 October 2016
Cigarette advertising in clear view of children.
A Ukraine tobacco control group is exposing Big Tobacco’s tactics for getting kids hooked.
- Published on 17 October 2016
Watch FCA Executive Director Francis Thompson preview the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). It takes place 7-12 November 2016 in New Delhi, India.
- Published on 08 October 2016
FCA staff and members are busy making final plans for COP7 of the Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, to be held 7-12 November in New Delhi.
- Published on 29 September 2016
FCAers attended the recent High Level Advocacy Forum for Tobacco Control, in Maldives, organized by the World Health Organization Country Office in collaboration with the Health Protection Agency.
- Published on 27 September 2016
In South-East Asia, “The tobacco industry continues to interfere with, deter and thwart governments' efforts to protect public health through both overt and covert means,” says a new report by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).