People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
FCTC: Action Now! Advocacy Tools
The World Health Organization is holding consultations on the commitments made in the UN Political Declaration issued at the High-level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in September 2011, and on the development of the NCD Global Monitoring Framework and the Global Action Plan on NCDs (2013-2020).
Since a framework for multi-sectoral and comprehensive action on tobacco control exists – the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) – FCA calls for:
- Explicit recognition of the Convention, its Conference of the Parties (COP) and reporting instrument in all key global tools to prevent and control NCDs.
Read FCA's full submission (in English)