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Civil society shaping tobacco control in the Caribbean

The cover photo of the Caribbean reportAround the world the challenges faced by tobacco control advocates are similar: accessing funding and other resources, influencing policy makers, the tobacco industry, the tobacco industry and the tobacco industry.

This is why it’s always useful to learn about routes that colleagues have taken to overcome these barriers. The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) and the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) have recently published a document full of such experiences and advice, designed to assist those working in tobacco control and in the broader fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Global photos from World No Tobacco Day 2017

Tobacco: a threat to development was the theme of World No Tobacco Day 2017.

As usual, FCAers around the world marked the day in many different ways.

COP7 pictures - FCA in action

The seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took place 7-12 November 2016 in New Delhi.

As always, FCA was there representing global civil society.

Welcome from the FCA Board, 2017

Maxime CompaoreBy Maxime Compaoré, Chair of the FCA Board

Dear FCAers, dear colleagues,

First of all, I would like to invite you to join me in welcoming Mischa Terzyk. Mischa recently moved to Canada from Brussels, where he worked for a number of years, including with the European industrial workers trade union federation.