People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
- Published on 23 February 2015
By Framework Convention Alliance
It may be helpful to imagine the FCTC as a rapidly growing child. It came into the world 10 years ago, kicking and screaming but with some promising DNA: the various articles of the Convention.
- Published on 18 February 2015
By Yvona Tous
FCA Policy Advisor
The ultimate measure of the impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is whether it leads to a reduction in tobacco use prevalence, as well as a significant drop in the disease and death caused by tobacco use. But there are other ways to gauge the FCTC’s success.