The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Reports

World No Tobacco Day 2017 in the Pacific Islands

Marking World No Tobacco Day 2017 in Tokelau, Pacific IslandsTobacco: a threat to development was the theme of World No Tobacco Day 2017. Governments and civil society in the Pacific Islands celebrated the Day with customary creativity and enthusiasm.

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 demand for cigarette graphic warnings grows

Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives.

Tobacco industry still thwarting governments in South-East Asia

In South-East Asia, “The tobacco industry continues to interfere with, deter and thwart governments' efforts to protect public health through both overt and covert means,” says a new report by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).

Tobacco industry targets Cameroon kids

Sales outlets next to a schoolThe tobacco industry is using multiple marketing strategies to encourage school children in Cameroon to smoke, a recent report found.

Monitoring tobacco packaging and labelling in South-East Asia

A new index is helping governments in South-East Asia strengthen implementation of tobacco packaging and labelling in their countries.

Released by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance, (SEATCA) the Tobacco Packaging and Labelling Index evaluates how countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) implement recommendations from Article 11 guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.