People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
- March 7, 2012
A number of FCTC-related activities are scheduled for the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, 20-24 March in Singapore.
These include items on shadow reporting, tobacco and development, accelerating FCTC implementation, women and tobacco use, the draft illicit trade protocol and FCTC tax and price guidelines. See details below, and let us know if you have updates.
|Making the Tobacco & Poverty Link: How to conduct T & P advocacy research||Health
|19 March, 9:00-17:00|
|Role of healthcare systems and providers in tobacco dependence/ implementation of FCTC Art. 14||Global Bridges
||19 March, 9:00-18:30||MR 303|
|FCTC: Action Now! FCA's campaign on accelerating FCTC implementation||FCA||20 March, 13:30-15:30|
|Tools to promote the essential elements of FCTC-compliant tobacco control legislation||CTFK
||20 March, 13:30-15:30||MR 305|
|The implementation of the guidelines on article 5.3: Do we have any success stories?||21 March, 15:45-17:45||Panel Discussion 4|
|WHO FCTC Illicit Trade Protocol: Opportunities and challenges||FCA
||22 March, 11:00-12:20||Concurrent symposium|
|FCTC tax and price guidelines: A unique opportunity||22 March, 15:45-17:45||Concurrent panel discussion|
|Women's leadership in tobacco control||22 March, 15:45-17:45||PD 13|
|The role of shadow reporting in the surveillance of FCTC obligations||23 March, 15:45-17:45||PD16|
|The UN High-level Meeting on NCDs and Tobacco Control as a pathfinder||WHO-TFI||23 March, 18:00-19:20||Panel discussion|
|Tobacco control in Asia: Challenges and opportunities||24 March, 0900-10:30||HP6|
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