People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
COP-4 Policy briefing: UN High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases
Policy Briefing NCD Summit.pdf [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 245.67 KB]Recommendations
The Conference of the Parties (COP) should adopt a decision:
• Welcoming the efforts of the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including the UN General Assembly resolution calling for a High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of NCDs in September 2011 (hereafter the NCD Summit);
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- English [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 190.46 KB]