The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Uruguay’s FCTC Knowledge Hub holds first meeting

Montevideo, Uruguay during COP4, 2010.By Eduardo Bianco
FCA Director, Americas

Uruguay’s FCTC knowledge hub is a potential “gold mine” for development of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. 

NCDs and tobacco control to feature at regional WHO meetings

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.